Adkins Arboretum Offers Soup 'n Walk Program June 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (RIDGELY, MD—JUNE 1, 2011)

Discover the excitement of spotting cool green ferns and the subtle colors of woodland flowers when Adkins Arboretum offers a popular Soup ’n Walk program on Sat., June 18. Following a guided walk through the Arboretum’s forest, meadows and wetland, participants will enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief lesson about the meal’s nutritional value. Copies of recipes are provided.

Participants will search for lady fern, cinnamon fern, New York fern, Christmas fern, netted chain fern, Indian cucumber, bluets, blackberry, deerberry, and arrowwood blooms. The menu will feature zucchini apple soup, cantaloupe, blueberry, and romaine salad, double oat bread with wild blueberry jam, and red, white and blue trifle.

The program is $20 per person for members, $25 per person for the general public. Register at www.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.

Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve at the headwaters of the Tuckahoe Creek in Caroline County. Open year round, the Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages about nature and gardening. Through its Campaign to Build a Green Legacy, the Arboretum will build a new LEED-certified Arboretum Center and entranceway to broaden educational offerings and research initiatives promoting best practices in conservation and land stewardship. For additional information about Arboretum programs, visit www.adkinsarboretum.org or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0.