Wild and Cultivated Edible Plants: A Show ’n Tell

Food, Farms, and Factories

Sunday, May 19, 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Author/illustrator Blanche Derby brings samples of her wild and cultivated plant friends for this indoor presentation in the Great Hall of the Great Falls Discovery Center.

Meet in the Great Hall of the Great Falls Discovery Center.

Many invasive plants, like garlic mustard and goutweed, are tasty and nutritious additions to our diet. In collaboration with Exploded View and our 2024Food, Farms, and Factories project. For ages 12 and up. Meet in the Great Hall.

Food, Farms, & Factories

In 2024, the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center present programs and exhibits about Food, Farms, and Factories, continuing conversations about rural life in Turners Falls and Franklin County. Supported by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, RiverCulture, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Montague Public Libraries. Funded by Mass Humanities through the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org/foodfarmsandfactories to learn more.