Sustainable Foraging: Wild Food and Medicine by the Sea

Hosted By: 

Magnolia Library & Community Center & Iris Weaver

Scheduling Note: 

Please be on time! As we will be walking you will find it hard to catch up.
Foraging is become popular and you can learn to forage for wild food and medicine for free! Come meet some of the plants you can use, and learn about identification, safety guidelines, and sustainable harvesting. You'll never see plants as "just weeds" again! Iris will take you on this wonderful walk along the ocean to find the many useful plants growing wild (or in people's yards by the street).

Special Instructions: 

Please be on time, as once we start walking it may be hard to catch up. Also, bring a notebook and camera or phone if desired to take note of what we see.

Facility Features: 

Event Telephone: 


1 Lexington Avenue, Gloucester, MA, 01930

Driving Directions: 

When driving, take Rte. 128 North toward Gloucester/Rockport. Take Exit 15, School Street; go right off the exit ramp towards Manchester. After going through a 4-way intersection, take the 2nd left onto Lincoln St. Drive to the end and turn left onto Rte.127. Follow Rte. 127 about 2.2 miles and turn right onto Raymond St. Stay straight (onto Norman Ave) at the "circle" (large pole with flowers planted around it). The Magnolia Library & Community Center (MLCC) is about 1/8 mile on the right at the corner of Lexington Ave. There is free on-street parking. This free walk starts at the Magnolia Library & Community Center -- please use the side door facing the post office (ramp).