Foraging Wild Edibles

Want to learn more about Foraging Wild Edibles? Rare opportunity to attend an edible/medicinal plant walk guided by Houston’s renowned Merriwether (Dr Mark Vorderbruggen) this Saturday for FREE! during NatureFest 2018 at Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center.

There will be two walks: One at 10:30am-11:30am and another from 1:30pm-2:30pm.

As each walk is limited to 20 people, you are encouraged to get to NatureFest early to get your name on the list if you want to be sure to get in on the free class. It is suggested to bring a camera and note pad. You may video the class as well.

Merriwether also teaches classes at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. His next class will be April 8th, and you can reserve space online now at this link.

You can learn more about Foraging Wild Edibles by following on social media: Merriwether’s Foraging Texas is the facebook link, and here is the instagram.

For the most comprehensive overview, check out the Foraging Texas website. It is a veritable wealth of information with many hours and years of expertise poured into it. Categorized in various ways, it is very user friendly. There are plenty of clear photos and descriptions with properties and uses of each plant. You can also find articles, links, as well as information on his book at

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