Have you ever wondered what edible plants are growing in the sandy soil of coastal Delaware? From bayberry to yucca, coastal plants can provide food for more than just the animals. Go beyond simple plant identification and explore the natural wonders of wild edible plants at the Delaware Seashore State Park’s Edible Plants of the Seashore program on Sunday, May 15th at 2:30 p.m.


 Have you ever wondered what edible plants are growing in the sandy soil of coastal Delaware? From bayberry to yucca, coastal plants can provide food for more than just the animals. Go beyond simple plant identification and explore the natural wonders of wild edible plants at the Delaware Seashore State Park’s Edible Plants of the Seashore program on Sunday, June 26 at 1 p.m.

Join a park naturalist to learn about the many culinary uses of plants at the beach. This indoor program will introduce you to some of the native plants of coastal Delaware, such as beach plum, prickly pear, and sea lettuce.  Participants will leave with new cooking ideas for salads, soups, jams and jellies, beverages and sweet treats. There will even be a few samples to try. The fee for this program is $6 and pre-registration is not required.

This program will meet at Indian River-Life Saving Station Museum, located on Route 1 in Delaware Seashore State Park, 1.5 miles north of the Indian River Inlet and 3.5 miles south of Dewey Beach. For more information,  call 302-227-6991.