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Seasonal Foraging

  • Boston Outdoor School 131 Walnut St Saugus United States (map)
Seasonal Foraging
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What is there to eat in the woods? Every season and landscape offers unique and nutritious plants to eat and use as medicine. Let’s go on a walk and learn about the most local, organic, and free plants in our area.



Age: 16+ (8+ with parent)

Instructor: Tim “Primitim” Swanson


Tim has been involved with primitive skills for over 15 years. His teaching style accommodates any age due to his playful and light-hearted attitude along with an informative and in depth approach to the natural world. Tim has taught primitive skills all over the northeast including at Unity College, Bryant Pond 4H Camp, True North Wilderness Therapy Program, Belfast Community Outreach Program in Education, Wingate Wilderness Therapy, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Nashua River Watershed Association, and Groton Wellness Holistic Healing Center. For more information on Tim’s work, visit his website at

What to Bring:

  1. Clothes to stay warm.

  2. A backpack

  3. Bottle of water

  4. Any emergency medical supplies you may need

  5. Notebook & Pencil

Earlier Event: June 2
Hunting with the Rabbit Stick
Later Event: June 9
Spoon Carving