• Oct 14 - Plant Identification Basics

  • $ 5.00

  • Description

    Register for Plant Identification Basics on Sunday, October 14th
    Led by Vincent Frano of The Bower Studio
    Learning how to identify plants can open your eyes to a completely new world. Plus it's an essential for anyone interested in wildcrafting for food or medicine, as well as those studying plants for work or as a hobby. During this workshop, we will be going over the core skills for plant identification through group exercises and brief lectures.
    Participants will learn:
    - basic botanical terminology related to plant ID
    - safety and best practices for wild harvesting
    - how to build a plant ID "tool kit"
    - how to ID common plants in the region
    - basic plant family ID skills
    - how to ID plants in each season
    - using your senses to guide your ID
    Please bring a journal and something to write with! You may also want to bring a towel or blanket to sit on outside.
    This workshop will be held outside for part of the time. If the weather is too wet that day, we will reschedule for a rain date. You will be notified of any changes as soon as possible.
    COST - $5 to $20 sliding scale (if you can pay more than the base $5, please bring cash or check)
    DATES - Sunday, October 14th (weather permitting) 
    TIMES - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    LOCATION - The Bower Studio: 378 Daniel Shays Hwy, Pelham, MA 01002
    We will meet inside the shop and venture outside for hands on plant identification and exercises. 
    You may also pre-register by visiting the shop during business hours.

    ** Payment for classes will be due in full (minus pre-registration cost) at the start of class. Class fees must be cash or check, made out to the class instructor. Cancellations must contact us 48 hours prior to class so we can offer canceled spaces to others. Pre-registration fees are non-refundable. Read our FAQ for more info.**

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