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Obscura Society NY: Urban Foraging in Central Park

"Wildman" Steve Brill takes us on an edible journey through our most iconic urban greenspace.

Join "Wildman" Steve Brill for an edible walking tour through Central Park!

Discover the lush bounty of Manhattan's massive urban green space on this Springtime excursion. "Wildman" Steve Brill is the leading expert on urban foraging and will lead you on an edible walking tour through Central Park. The trail will be lush with wild greens, medicinal plants, flowers and mushrooms which all possess abilities to help sustain a healthy life. Pokeweed, poor man's pepper, burdock, and sassafras are just some of the wild herbs, plants and roots that will be seen on the tour. 

Meet on the benches, just inside the park at Central Park West and W 81st street.

Bring your own bag or basket for collecting your foraged edibles.

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