TODAY’S HOURS: 8 am – 6 pm 

Foraging for Native Edibles


Foragers and naturalists Eric Knight and Stacy Coplin will present an overview of foraging wild and edible plants in Texas. The presentation will feature highlights from their book Foraging Texas: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in Texas and include methods for finding, identifying, and harvesting edible wild foods from foraged plants and also wild plant preparations and some favorite recipes. The event will conclude with a walk in FWBG|BRIT’s native prairie where participants can practice their new-found foraging skills and an opportunity to purchase a copy of Eric and Stacy’s book.

Instructor: Eric M. Knight and Stacy M. Coplin are co-authors of Foraging Texas: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Wild Foods in Texas. They run Local Leaf LLC, where they sustainably wild-harvest, process, and sell Yaupon Matcha. Eric is an environmental engineer and teaches edible/medicinal plant classes at Earth Native Wilderness School, UT’s Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center, and through his own business, as well as custom edible plant classes.

Saturday, October 15 (10:00 am 1:00 pm)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 12

$30 /Non-Member or $25 /Member 

Location: BRIT Classroom and Prairie


Oct 15 2022


10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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