Foraging San Jacinto

Nov 20 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

  Texas

In the 1830s, the prairie and marsh surrounding the San Jacinto Battleground were full of edible plants. Residents at San Jacinto, first Native Americans, then Texian settlers, relied on these plants for food. Thanks to the hard work from our prairie restoration volunteers, many of these native plants have returned to San Jacinto.

On Saturday, November 20, foraging expert Dr. Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen of Foraging Texas will lead a guided walk at the Battleground and teach participants how to find and identify wild edible plants. Space is limited, so get your tickets today!

When: Saturday, November 20; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Meet by the flag court at the San Jacinto Monument

Activity Level: Easy – Moderate; we’ll be walking on an unpaved trail through the prairie

Age Range: While the program is open to all ages, it’s more geared towards teens and adults

Cost: $75 per person; buy your tickets at Eventbrite. The program is limited to 20 people, so don’t wait!

Things to Bring: Water, bug spray, and closed-toed shoes. Make sure to dress for the weather that day.

For more information, email san-jacinto-battleground@thc.texas.gov or call 281-479-2431.