April 28, 2023: Edible & Medicinal Invasive Plant Workshop

We are partnering with Tilia Botanicals to offer an exciting learning experience for the community of Creston on invasive plants that affect our area and ways you can have fun slowing their spread by making wonderful medicinal and culinary things from them.
Several weed species, some of which are classified as invasive due to their detrimental impacts on people, the environment, or the economy, are actually edible and often quite delicious. Others have medicinal properties and can be used to help with pain and inflammation. Come out to this FREE event to learn how you can help protect native plant diversity by responsibly removing invasive plants from our community AND then make herbal remedies and food out of them. Win win!

What you will learn in this workshop:

  • Invasive Species 101: What are they, their impacts, how they spread
  • Best Management Practices for harvesting and disposing of invasive plants to ensure you prevent their spread
  • Invasive Plant ID
  • Medicinal and edible uses for some common invasive plants found in the Kootenay region

Event Details:

Date: Friday, April 28, 23
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Location: Creston Public Library meeting ,  531 16 Ave S