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Fri, Jun 07


M. L. King Junior Memorial

Edible Wild CoMo Class

Walk with us down the MKT (Katy) trail, a beautiful trail that follows the course of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. Walking, we'll learn about the edible plants that grow along the trail.

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Edible Wild CoMo Class
Edible Wild CoMo Class

Time & Location

Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

M. L. King Junior Memorial , Parking lot, 800 Stadium Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203, USA


About the event

Edible Wild Foods Tour: MKT Join us for our first class in our series, EDIBLE WILD CoMo, where we explore the wild food growing around Boone County. Tours will be held on the first Friday of each month at different locations. Friday’s tour is a unique opportunity to explore the MKT trail and discover the diverse array of edible plants that grow along it. This class is intended for beginner foragers and perfect for of all ages. What to Expect: Guided Exploration: Walk down (approximately 1 mile)the scenic MKT trail with certified foraging instructors who will introduce you to the edible plants growing in the wild. Edible Identification: Learn how to identify various wild plants that are safe to eat and discover their nutritional benefits. Practical Uses: Find out how to prepare and incorporate these wild edibles into your meals, as well as other practical uses for the plants. We’ll meet at the M.L King Jr access trailhead off of Stadium and walk approximately 1 mile in total. Strollers are welcome. • Cost: $20 per person (11 and under free) • Group Size: Limited to 20 participants to ensure a personalized experience (only register kids 12 and up, younger kids are welcome to tag along). We will provide note sheets, pens, and clipboards. Register Now: Secure your spot for this educational tour.

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