Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/04/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location
FarmacyCo

Categories


Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Beechworth with our Town Weed Foragers Walk, an immersive experience designed to unveil the hidden treasures that thrive within our urban landscape. Join us for an enlightening hour-long stroll through this charming town, where we’ll unravel the stories behind the resilient and often overlooked plants that flourish amidst the cobblestone streets and historic landmarks.

As the morning sun bathes Beechworth in a golden glow, our knowledgeable guide will lead you on a botanical exploration, introducing you to the diverse array of “weeds” that have made their home in the nooks and crannies of this picturesque town. Learn to recognize these resilient plants not as intruders, but as valuable contributors to our local ecosystem and potential sources of culinary and medicinal wonders.

Discover the unique characteristics of each plant, from the vibrant dandelions lining the pathways to the delicate purslane nestled in unexpected corners. Our guide will share insights into the historical uses of these plants, shedding light on their culinary, medicinal, and cultural significance.

Engage your senses as you touch, smell, and observe the varied textures and aromas of Beechworth’s hidden botanical gems. From edible wild greens to plants with medicinal properties, this foragers walk offers a holistic experience that connects you with the natural abundance woven into the fabric of the town.

Throughout the walk, our guide will also share tips on responsible foraging, ensuring that participants gain an appreciation for sustainable practices that honour both the environment and the vibrant community of Beechworth.

Conclude the foragers walk with a newfound appreciation for the resilient plants that call Beechworth home. Armed with knowledge and a deeper connection to the local ecosystem, you’ll leave inspired to incorporate the treasures of the town into your own culinary and wellness practices.

Join us for a morning of exploration, education, and connection with the natural world on Beechworth’s Town Weed Foragers Walk. This enriching experience promises to transform the way you perceive the greenery that surrounds us, turning every step into a discovery of the town’s living tapestry.

You’ll be shown how to recognise and safely forage with tips on cooking and using your new discoveries you can take home with you.

All walks are easy, fitness requirement is low. Wheelchair and pram friendly.

$12.50 per person (kids under 16 free)

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Tickets

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket $12.50
Kids & Carer Ticket $0.00

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