Adkins Arboretum Offers Soup ’n Walk Program Sat., Sept. 20

DSC_9100-asters-cropped-x300Adkins Arboretum Offers Soup ’n Walk Program Sat., Sept. 20

Learn about plants that thrive in sunny meadows when Adkins Arboretum offers a popular Soup ’n Walk program on Sat., Sept. 20. Following a guided walk led by a docent naturalist, enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about the meal’s nutritional value. Copies of recipes are provided.

Catch glimpses of golden brown grasses and yellow and purple flowers on a 90-minute walk in the Arboretum’s meadows. Plants of interest include milkweed, black-eyed Susan, goldenrod, Maryland golden aster, purple love grass, pearly everlasting, Indian grass, big bluestem and sumac berries. The vegetarian lunch includes pumpkin lentil soup, Waldorf salad, wheat flaxseed bread and pfefferneuse cookies. The program runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The program is $20 per person for members, $25 per person for non-members. Register at adkinsarboretum.orgor call 410-634-2847, ext. 0. To schedule Soup ’n Walk programs for groups of 15 or more, contact Ginna Tiernan, Adult Program Coordinator, at 410-634-2847, ext. 27 or