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Master Gardeners: Edible Flowers

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 5/15/2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Anne Abbott, long-time member of the Master Gardeners, gives a presentation about edible flowers at 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

This event is free of charge and is open to the public. There is no registration.

Edible flowers are flowers that can be consumed safely. Flowers are part of many regional cuisines.

During this presentation, Abbott will discuss how to use them in food preparation. She will talk about specific types of flowers that are used in food preparation, including violets, sage flowers, roses, nasturtiums, pansies, lavender, hibiscus, zucchini blossoms, and calendula.

Abbott also will discuss how to pick flowers that have not been sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals.

For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or wcsmith@jefferson.lib.la.us.

Library: East Bank Regional Library    Map
Location: Jefferson & Napoleon Rooms
Contact: Chris Smith
Contact Number: 504-889-8143
Presenter: Chris Smith