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Discovering the Edible Plants of the Desert

  • Phoenix Public Market 721 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)

Does anything edible grow in the desert? You may be surprised to learn how many of our local trees, weeds and cactus can be eaten; some may even be growing in your own yard!

Come discover many of these "hidden treasures". You'll learn how to identify them, when to harvest them and taste some samples of them. You'll get inspired to start eating these foods, while saving money on your grocery bill and becoming more self-reliant.

Peggy Sue Sorensen is a wild foods enthusiast and forager, a gardener and an herbalist who enjoys helping people discover our unique, local resources that often goes unnoticed.

Learn about the produce of the desert which makes great food! Get involved with preparing and tasting at workshop with Peggy Sue Sorenson of The Desert Kitchen!

Earlier Event: September 28
Meet and Greet at Agritopia Farm
Later Event: September 28
Planting for Success in our Mountain Soil