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Foraging Walk at Oxbow Newcastle with Rachel Alexandrou

Foraging Walk at Oxbow Newcastle with Rachel Alexandrou

Join us for a foraging walk at Oxbow Newcastle with one of our local foragers, Rachel Alexandrou. Discover the hidden gifts of plants as you explore the beautiful surroundings of the Jones Woods pond and trails.

This in-person event will take place Friday, July 21 2-4pm

During the walk, Rachel will share her knowledge of edible, medicinal and material uses of plants; teaching how to identify and gather them sustainably. Learn about the fascinating uses of these of our flora within the biodiversity of the sheepscot river valley.

The event will be held at 274 Jones Woods Road, Newcastle, ME 04553. The small pond, our farm fields, and woodland trails provide the perfect backdrop for a foraging walk. Prepare to immerse yourself in nature and experience the thrill of learning about edible and medicinal plants.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced forager, this event offers a unique opportunity to connect with the plants in our current landscape. Don’t miss out on this lovely experience! Reserve your spot now.



Photo credit: Melissa Keyser

What to bring:

Sturdy footwear for walking on uneven terrain

A notebook

Water bottle

Bug spray as needed

We will only be foraging for identification purposes on this walk, so extra bags and harvesting knives are not necessary.

Any questions you have about plants in the landscpe