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The Takoma Horticultural Club Presents
"Foraging Foods in Takoma Park"

Wednesday, February 18, 7:30-9:00pm
At Historic Takoma
47328 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, MD

Matt Cohen, a professional forager and landscaper based in Silver Spring, will present a slide show of various wild edible foods that can be found in Takoma Park throughout the year including what can be found even in the cold of February. He will cover a buffet from humble weeds to fruiting trees and top it off with a few edible mushrooms.

Matt has studied wild edibles, plant and mushroom identification, and many other topics of the natural world for the last 20 years and has been leading regular walks for adults and children through his business Matt's Habitats for the last 6 years. As a landscaper he works with clients to make their yards more environmentally sound through growing edibles, planting natives, using locally sourced materials, capturing stormwater, and other strategies. Please see his website www.mattshabitats.com for more info.

This talk is open and free to all. No need to RSVP.
Please wear a recycled nametag and bring a snack to share.

The Takoma Horticultural Club (THC) welcomes gardeners from Takoma Park and surrounding areas, including DC, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, and beyond. Our members love gardening, have very diverse interests and gardening experience, and enjoy many activities throughout the year. Our THC Calendar of Events includes lectures, two plant exchanges, two potluck dinners, an Open Garden series, workshops, lectures, special garden-related trips. Although many of our events are open to the public, more than half are for members only. And for $12, you can’t go wrong! Join us and increase your gardening pleasure!

The THC email list is open to all and is used to exchange information about gardening. You do not have to belong to the club to join in our email conversation! To join, simply follow the instructions.

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