Bicycle Tour of Fruit and Nut Trees foraged Garfield Park

0914131553aOn Saturday Sept. 14, OKT Urban Forester, Laura Casaletto, led a group of cyclists through and around Garfield Park on a fun foraging adventure. In addition to identifying trees bearing edible nuts, fruits, leaves and flowers. Laura pointed out edible weeds and shared tips on how to prepare them for meals–a practice she incorporates into her own daily diet. She also treated participants to homemade low bush cranberry jelly and wild grape juice.

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