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Wild Ramp offering wild edibles, ice cream tasting classes

May. 12, 2013 @ 01:39 PM

HUNTINGTON —  The Wild Ramp local food market will be offering a couple more classes over the next weekend.

Wild Edibles Forage Hike with Avalon Farms: From 8 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, May 18. Cost; $25.  Family rate $50 up to 4 people- children 12 years and older. Please call the store to pre-register and pre-pay. Meets at Avalon Farms in Lesage, located at 7583 Nine Mile Road, Lesage. At the Farm, take a hike with Roy Ramey and Doug Baisden of Avalon Farms and discover all the food available in nature. Learn about the right way to gather and prepare wild food. The first part of the class will consist of a two to three hour hike in the woods to identify and harvest edible plants. Second, the group will learn how to prepare your wild harvest. Participants should be able to hike steep hills. Call 304-208-1305.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Scream: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, At The Wild Ramp. Cost $15, $12 Friends of the Market Please call the store to register and pre-pay. Try a variety of flavors available at The Wild Ramp and find your favorite fix.

The Wild Ramp is a local food market located at Heritage Station 210 11th St., Suite 13. The store, which has products from more than 70 local food producers, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call  304-523-RAMP (7267), email info@wildramp.org and check out the website at http://wildramp.org.