Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen


Thornton Burgess Nature Program-Wild Food led by Rachel Goclawski

Nature Program

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We will begin the morning with an introductory presentation inside the Education Building focusing on foraging basics. This introduction will cover foraging Safety, “how to”, identifying edibles, foraging throughout the seasons, collection, preparation and preservation, and foraging ethics. From there, before we will set out on the Green Briar grounds to forage, applying all the things we learned during the briefing while we collect.

Rachel Goclawski is a Massachusetts Certified Educator, Foraging Instructor, Programming Partner with the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Sudbury Valley Trustees, and Scouts of Eastern MA. For her "day job," she is a US Army Information Technology Specialist. You can find lots of wild food postings and tips on her web page,