Field Studies in Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Vermont; 
  Melanie Putz Brotz, RD
Burlington, Vermont

Field Studies - below is a sampling of workshops generally offered - Classes for 2018 will be set in early spring.                      CALENDAR of Classes and Workshop - see Home page for more
Contact Melanie for class fees, additional workshop offerings, or to schedule a workshop 

 Food & Medicine of the Field & Forest
10 - 4 pm in Burlington.  
A day-long immersion into the world of wild edible plants.  We will focus on identifying, harvesting, and preparing wild plant foods, and the uses and preparation of local plant medicine.  -$75. in Burlington

Eating Locally...without Shopping
Date TBD
We will be sampling from the plethora of gourmet edible weeds of the Intervale Farm country.  Learn about the abundance of delicious and nutritious foods growing wild in Vermont.  Harvesting, preparation, and preservation techniques will be covered. 
Tuition $20.
Contact Us
Class sizes are limited; to reserve your spot please contact me via phone or email.  

​For exact locations and further class information, or to register for workshops - please email or phone Melanie Brotz:

 Offering Wild Plant workshops, plant walks, and Field Studies & immersion classes:

Spring Greens and Culinary Weeds
Wild Plant Walk and taste-testing in the Intervale  Farm region- Burlington
-$15-20. sliding scale

Tincture-making 101
A hands-on introduction to the art 
of making herbal extracts from
 local plants
Participants will go home with 4 ounces of a tincture-in-progress of their choice.
$20.  Burlington​
Date: TBA

"Wild Sisters"- an introduction to the culinary and medicinal weeds of my neighborhood; a hyper-localvore adventure.  We will be finding delicious wild plant foods and healing herbs, and taste-testing what we find. 
-$15. Burlington; Date TBA

Winter Wild Plant Walks in Englewood, Florida 
at The Open Studio
(Gulf Coast near Venice and Sarasota)
Wednesday, Feb. 28th and Tue., March 6th, 2018
 10:00am to 12 noon.  $20.00
Contact The Open Studio to register:
In Burlington, VT - April, 2018
First Foray - A Wild Food and Medicine Expedition

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm

Please come ready to walk - we will be moving around quite a bit along the bike path and waterfront.   $20.00

Register through Railyard Herbal Apothecary