Persons can join Peter Carrington, Assistant Curator of the W. J. Beal Botanical Garden at MSU, on a late summer edible plant walking tour of the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. There is a $3 per person fee due at the time of the walk.

“We will be looking at and identifying numerous edible plant resources common throughout the Midwest, from nuts to cattails,” said Mr. Carrington. “We will also take note of poisonous look-a-likes and how to prepare wild foods.”

For more information about this and other programs offered at the Harris Nature Center, persons may contact the Center at (517) 349-3866 or and find out more online at and

Edible Wild Plants Walk was last modified: August 12th, 2015 by Karen Elford