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Urban Nature: A Foraging Field Trip

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights

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Crown Heights, Brooklyn
1000 Washington Ave
Btwn Flatbush & Franklin Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11225
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 16
Teacher: Marie Viljoen

What you'll learn in this foraging class:

Discover and learn to identify the wealth of wild and weedy edible plants growing under our urban noses.

Join a foraging walk from the garden to Prospect Park.

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If BBG must cancel a course, you will be notified as early as possible and will receive a full refund. BBG cancels classes with insufficient registration approximately one week before the start date, so register early!

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Reviews of Classes at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (165)

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Urban Nature: A Foraging Field Trip
Reviewed by Linda W on 10/17/2013
Teacher very knowledgeable and prepared. Great handout with excellent photos of the edible weeds to look for. Marie does excellent job.
Urban Nature: A Foraging Field Trip
Reviewed by Karinn Glover on 9/11/2013
Wonderful teacher! Lots to see. Do it.
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.

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