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Virtual Event - April Thompson “evergreen Needles As Food, Medicine And Skin Care”

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Virtual Event

April Thompson is a foraging instructor, food writer, and DC master gardener who is a founding member of Bruce Monroe Community Garden and the culinary chair of the Mycological Association of Washington. In this talk, April will teach you several fun and tasty ways to use one of nature’s under-appreciated winter gifts: evergreen needles. Participants will learn about the health and flavor properties of evergreen needles like spruce, fir, and pine; learn ID and harvesting tips; and simple recipes to create several edible and household goodies from evergreen needles, including infused salt, sugar, vinegar, body scrubs and more.