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WINGS put events on hiatus when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But one of the organizers, Rebecca Jania, restarted the program with an online wild edibles presentation and virtual hike through RCA Park. Her program included “plenty of options for things to wild forage.” Pictured are some of the plants discussed. (l-r) Poison ivy, which is not edible but can be identified by its three leaves and a notch in the leaf. (“Leaves of three, leave them be,” is a common warning.) Curly dock, with distinctive curly-edged leaves that are edible when young. Dandelion: Jania says the entire plant — leaves, flowers, and roots — is edible. Asian honeysuckle is an invasive bush, but Jania suggests that eating the flowers, which can be sweet, can help prevent it from spreading. | Photos by Laurie D. Borman

Ron Eid
Publisher at Limestone Post
Ron Eid started Limestone Post Magazine with Lynae Sowinski in 2015 as an online publication featuring long-form stories about the arts, outdoors, social issues, and a variety of other topics relevant to Bloomington and south-central Indiana. An award-winning writer and editor, Ron has written feature stories about the arts, culture, sports, business, and adventure travel for publications across the country. He can be reached at [email protected]