By: Douglas Kent
November 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what plants are edible in urban areas? Ever needed a
quick snack while working in a landscape? If so, this presentationis for you.
California's managed landscapes - our public parks, college campuses and home
gardens - are brimming with health and nutrition.This presentation will cover the many superfoods found in urban areas, fruits that are easy to find, and flowers that taste heavenly. Join thispresentation and expand your plant and culinary
knowledge - goodness and health surround you!
1. Discuss the health benefits of foraged foods
2. List the strategies that protect personal health
3. Identify 12 urban superfoods
4. Estimate soil type based on type of weeds growing
5. Discuss why weeds are more common in urban areas than native plants
About Douglas Kent
Mr. Kent reluctantly started eating weeds in 1979. Since then, his love of gardening and eating wild foods has enthusiastically grown. He has foraged theentire California coast, taught many foraging classes, and is author of Foraging Southern California: 118 Nutritious, Tasty and Abundant Foods (AdventurePublication 2019). My Kent is also author of
5 other horticultural books, works throughout the state, and has taught at California Polytechnic University,Pomona, since 2008. Mr. Kent's presentations are as insightful as thethey are entertaining and fun.