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Foraging for Native Edibles (CANCELLED)

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event has been cancelled.
In accordance with the CDC’s recommendations to practice social distancing during the evolving COVID-19 situation and regulations put forth by the City of Austin, all assembled group activities, including classes and upcoming events, are canceled or postponed through April 30. If you have questions or concerns about an event, class or program you have registered for, please email our education department. For the latest updates from the Center regarding COVID-19, visit our information page. To receive timely updates about the Wildflower Center and future classes and programs, subscribe to our email list.


Fruits and flowers everywhere, but not a bite to eat? Learn foraging skills and discover the native plants that are safe for your plate, such as prickly pear and Texas persimmon, on this identifying and harvesting tour with an expert.

This class is offered Saturdays, March 14 and April 11, 9 a.m. – noon

Space is limited and registration is required.

$25 per person (one session)
Members receive discounts on registration. Learn about membership here. 

Eric Knight

Eric Knight


Eric Knight was raised as a naturalist in Austin and has taught classes on edible and useful plants at the Austin Nature & Science Center and Earth Native Wilderness School. He studied herbalism at the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine. He is co-founder and owner at Local Leaf where he wild-harvests, brews and bottles yaupon tea.


April 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States