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Foraging Hike at Komlo Preserve, New Fairfield
June 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join Cheryl Rykowski and Karen Monger of The 3 Foragers for a guided forage at Komlo Preserve in New Fairfield where you may happen upon fresh berries, wild greens, edible flowers, and summer fungi.
This is not an aggressive hike, but a slow, 2-hour forage with frequent stops to identify edible plants such as fresh berries, wild greens like lamb’s quarters and sheep sorrel, edible flowers, and summer fungi such as oyster mushrooms or assorted boletes. Refreshments will be served after the hike.
Hikers should carry a notebook and pen for taking notes, a knife or scissors, and a paper bag to collect specimens. Dressing for the weather and possible ticks is essential, along with a bottle of water. All wild plants and mushrooms should be identified and verified with multiple sources before consuming. All participants are responsible for their own actions. Please, no dogs on this forage.
Meeting Time and Place
9:45 am at Komlo Preserve to start the hike at 10 am.
Enter 130 Route 37, New Fairfield for GPS and take that driveway straight back (it forks to the left) on to the
dirt road to arrive at Dunham Pond. Signage will direct you where to park.
RSVP’s are appreciated.
This hike will take place rain or shine.
About The 3 Foragers
The 3 Foragers are a family from southeastern Connecticut who enjoy identifying, photographing, and eating the wild edible plants and fungi of New England. They share their knowledge and experiences at libraries, nature centers, and land trusts throughout the state. https://the3foragers.blogspot.com/