Known to Houston’s outdoor community as “Merriwether,” Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen has amassed a huge amount of local plant knowledge through years of study and exploration. Join us to celebrate the publication of his first book about foraging! Idiot’s Guides: Foraging is a beautiful, full-color guide that shows how to find up to 75 of the most common and widely distributed wild edible plants across North America. It also includes 30 delicious recipes you can make with your wild treasures. Purchase a copy in our gift shop, then get your book signed by the author who will be on site to answer questions.
About Dr. Vorderbruggen: Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen is a research chemist and one of the Houston area’s most intrepid explorers. For more information, visit his blog “Foraging Texas.”