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Edible Tree Walk, with Canopy
August 13, 2016 • 10:00 am — 12:00 pm
“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” ― John Muir
Walk –with us and fans of Canopy– under the edible tree canopy in Palo Alto, from Johnson Park to Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden. This will be a guided tour, by arborists, historians, botanist, and culinarians, to introduce you to 20+ (public and private) edible trees along this route.
WHEN: Saturday, August 13, 2016; 10am – 12pm
LOCATION: Tour begins at Johnson Park (corner of Waverly St & Everett Ave) and the tour ends at Gamble Garden.
DISTANCE: 1 mile (a one-way tour, a van shuttle is available if needed)
Part of Canopy’s 20th Anniversary Tree Walk Series. Join Canopy, Slow Food South Bay, and expert arborist, Herb Fong, for a special one-way tree walk from Johnson Park to Gamble Garden. We’ll see a great variety of trees while learning about the delicious fruits they provide!
Please note that this is a one-way tree walk. The Canopy van will be available to shuttle 7 people at a time back to the starting point, about 1 mile.
Go here to sign up for our “Edible Urban Forest” and any other tree walks that Canopy offers:
Tree walks, 1x month!
Once a month, Canopy leads a guided tree walk in or near Palo Alto. The walks are their signature events throughout the year, providing education and awareness to folks, young and old of the glorious canopy of trees.
Meanwhile, check out their “self-guided” tree walks:
This is an opportunity for us to put the supporting actors of our landscape scene – front and center.
Canopy was created in 1996, to support the City’s urban forestry programs and engage residents in learning about the importance of trees and how to care for them. Canopy became an independent 501(c)3 in 2002, and has extended its programs to the neighboring communities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, and to Mountain View through its affiliate Mountain View Trees.
Canopy, a counts on hundreds of volunteers annually to plant, care for, and survey Palo Alto and East Palo Alto’s City trees. Board members dedicate countless hours to educating and inspiring the community on the importance of urban trees. A wide network of donors and friends offer advice, resources, and support along the way. It takes a village to raise a forest!
Go here to learn more about their tree walk program: