Wild History Forage Walk with Piedmont Picnic Project

On Saturday, February 22, we shared a gorgeous winter day today with Piedmont Picnic Project for a Wild History Walk + Woodfired Pizza!

We walked past Athens High to the edge of Lake Johnson, identifying common edible winter plants in the lawn, field, and forest’s edge.

Along the way, we also learned more about some of Raleigh’s winter weather history and more about how our greenways came to be. So good to learn more about why we have this amazing resource!

When we got back to the garden, everyone put their own pizzas together with ingredients from our wild food pantry like balsamic muscadine marinara, wild greens pesto, and wild pickles.

Folks tested out their new plant ID knowledge picking a few wild edible weeds at the garden.

Tami, the garden manager, wielded a pizza peel expertly at the woodfired oven!

And then we down to a fresh, hot, satisfying meal together. So grateful to all who came out. We love learning and eating together.