CS37 – Growing Edible Natives in Your Garden
June 21 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Expand your culinary horizons and come away with some tasty recipes to boot! You don’t have to become a forager to enjoy the many edible native plants that are quite tasty. Dr. Navarrete-Tindall will cover:
- How to grow edible natives right along with other edibles in your kitchen garden or landscape.
- Plant identification and general information about propagation and establishment to get you off to a good start.
- What to plant, when to plant, and what to harvest for each edible plant.
- Lots of recipes to try when you get home.
Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, a native of El Salvador, is a professor at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO. An expert in native plants with over 20 plus years’ experience, she is in charge of the University’s Specialty Crops/Native Plants Program. Through outreach and education, Dr. Navarrete-Tindall focuses on increasing awareness of native plants as specialty crops and their importance in conservation, especially as relates to native pollinators. In 2008, she received Missouri’s highest conservation honor when she was inducted into the Conservation Hall of Fame as a Master Conservationist.