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Eat Your Backyard—Foraging and Cultivating Unusual Edibles


Join Phipps Conservatory, Penn State extension and featured speaker Ellen Zachos, a Harvard graduate and the author of eight books including Backyard Foraging, Down & Dirty Gardening, and The Wildcrafted Cocktail for a full day exploration of foraging and edible landscaping at Summer Short Course: Eat Your Backyard — Foraging and Cultivating Unusual Edibles. Zachos will be joined by fruit and nut growing experts from Penn State, and will also be offering a limited enrollment wildcrafted cocktail class on Mon., Aug. 22.


The Summer Short Course will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory. The course will include: