Wild-Food and Ecology Tour for Two, Four, or Six from "Wildman" Steve Brill (Up to 63% Off)

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The call of the wild is like a call from an elderly grandparent: though you can't quite make out what's being said, you feel better about yourself when you answer. Pick up nature's phone with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $20 for a wild-food and ecology tour for two (up to a $40 value)
  • $35 for a wild-food and ecology tour for four (up to an $80 value)
  • $45 for a wild-food and ecology tour for six (up to a $120 value)

Naturalist "Wildman" Steve Brill takes groups of kids and adults on walks through the likes of Central Park, Prospect Park, and other public areas throughout the region. On his walks, he teaches participants how to identify and forage for edible and medicinal wild plants and appreciate their time with nature. All tours last several hours. See the schedule for upcoming dates and tour lengths. Specific meet-up spots are listed here.

"Wildman" Steve Brill

"The whole world is my garden," author and naturalist Steve Brill told the Los Angeles Times in 2012—and he means that literally. For more than 31 years, the naturalist has been taking groups into the relative wilds of New York City and beyond to find treasures—edible ones—in parks and other public areas. From identifying mushrooms to knowing where medicinal plants are likely to grow, he helps tour-goers open their eyes to wild foods that have always been right in front of them and even provides recipes to help them make the most of their finds.

Reviews

Wildman Steve Brill is full of information about local plants and what is good to eat at what times of the year.

Meredith M., Yelp, 4/22/13

In a Nutshell

Forage for wild mushrooms, salad greens, fruits, berries, and medicinal herbs while learning about the ecology of local parks and open space

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required 24hrs in advance. Subject to weather. 24hr cancellation notice required, or fee up to Groupon price may apply for 2-person option; $25 fee may apply for 4- and 6-person options. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for tours sponsored by third parties. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Classes and lessons, from horseback riding to wine tasting
Culinary tools and activities, from cooking demos to kitchen appliances
Simple to elegant eats that emphasize fresh, organic, seasonal, and local ingredients
For those who want to be eco-friendly