Adkins Arboretum Offers Soup ’n Walk Program Saturday, September 21

DSC_9100 asters cropped x300 (298 x 400)Learn about plants that thrive in sunny meadows when Adkins Arboretum offers a popular Soup ’n Walk program on Saturday, September 21. Following a guided walk led by a docent naturalist, enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief lesson about the meal’s nutritional value. Copies of recipes are provided.

Catch glimpses of golden brown grasses and yellow and purple flowers in the Arboretum’s meadows. Plants of interest include milkweed, black-eyed Susan, goldenrod, Maryland golden aster, purple love grass, pearly everlasting, Indian grass and big bluestem. The vegetarian lunch includes split pea soup; cantaloupe, blueberry and romaine salad; pumpernickel bread; and peach cobbler. 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.org or 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 gtiernan@adkinsarboretum.org.