Pix from Philly urban forage with Nance Klehm in Fishtown – Aug 9, 2009

Nance’s next public urban forages will be:

September 13, Lincoln Park, Chicago – meet at nature museum
October 11, Jackson Park, Chicago – meet at osaka garden tea house (this is a potluck – please bring something simple and wild to share)
3-5pm rain or shine
$10-$20 donation
Nance’s website: spontaneousvegetation.net

Here’s some pics and text about the August 11, 2009 Philly forage by Jennifer Kates on Flickr at:

And here’s some sweet pics by Evan T. Wells from the Philly forage:





The resulting salad, with Nance’s thyme, vitex, wild grape and honey dressing…


Categories: "Weedeater" column by Nance Klehm | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

2 thoughts on “Pix from Philly urban forage with Nance Klehm in Fishtown – Aug 9, 2009

  1. we found:
    lambs’ quarters, amarath, yellow wood sorrel, red clover, queen anne’s lace, mugwort, evening primrose, plaintain (both lance leafed and broad leafed), sweet annie, poplar,dandelion, yellow dock, burdock, poor man’s pepper, mullein, a solanaceae i am working on i.d.’ing, poision ivy and HOPS!

    did i forget anything?

  2. Pingback: Arthur Email Bulletin No. 00159 (Aug 13, 2009) | ARTHUR MAGAZINE - WE FOUND THE OTHERS

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