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Wild Edibles Workshop at Hobbs State Park Still has Spots Open

05 Sep 2018 4:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Dr. Walkingstick, who will conduct the Wild Edibles Workshop at Hobbs State Park, has worked for the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Co-operative Extension Service since 1996.  Walkingstick noted, “In this comprehensive 4-hour workshop, you will not only learn to identify some edible species of Arkansas native and non-native vegetation, you will also have the opportunity to cook and sample tasty dishes including sunchoke soup, persimmon crisp, muscadine ice cream, and more. The presentation covers concepts of conservation, history, culture, and plant identification.  If you would like four hours of comradery, cooking, and eating, then this workshop is for you.”

When:  Saturday September 15, 2018

Time:  10 am to 2 pm

Where: The workshop will be held at the Hobbs State Park visitor center located on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy 12/War Eagle Road intersection.

Cost:  $15 per person -  Check or cash accepted on day of workshop:   Participants must pre-register.   For more information and to register, call:  479-789-5000

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