Field Notes: Walking Tour and Wild Foods Dinner

Event Details

Date:
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Time:
3:00 AM

Field Notes: Walking Tour and Wild Foods Dinner

In conjunction with the launch of Field Notes: Observing Lake Union in Seattle Washington, the Studio for Urban Projects will host a walking tour of Lake Union Park on Saturday, October 23rd at 3pm. The tour will feature short talks by Coll Thrush, author of Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place; David Williams, author of The Seattle Street-Smart Naturalist: Field Notes from the City; Ray Larson urban horticulturalist and author of The Flora of Seattle in 1850: Major Species and Landscapes Prior to Urban Development as well as several other project contributors. The tour will invite a public dialog around the themes of the project. It is free and open to the public with advanced registration advised. To sign up for the tour please e-mail info@studioforurbanprojects.org. Please meet on the west side of the pedestrian bridge.

A wild foods dinner will follow the walking tour at 5pm. Prepared by Christina Choi of Nettletown, the dinner will feature foods foraged from the region that once would have grown in and around Lake Union. The dinner will be hosted at the Center for Wooden Boats. Tickets are $40.00, including dinner and wine, and may be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets.