Edible & Medicinal Plants Tour - October 12



Nopalitos? Agave syrup? Mesquite flour? Have you tasted the sweet, unique flour that can be ground from mesquite pods? How about prickly pear cactus fruit jelly?

Desert plant enthusiast Jim Shepherd guides a one-hour walk during which he'll show off prickly pear cacti, the towering stalks of our native Agave chrysantha, and mesquite trees. Guests will get a chance to taste a few "desert edible" samples ranging from prickly pear jelly to nopalitos, mesquite flour, and agave nectar.

Please note: This tour explores the Curandero Trail, which has steep sections not suitable for visitors who use wheelchairs or walkers.

Date:

Oct 12, 2019

Location:

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
37615 E. Arboretum Way
Superior, AZ 85273

Hours:

1:30 p.m.

Phone:

(602) 827-3000

Price:

$15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, free for children under 5. Free to Arboretum members.

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