Jolie Egert Elan wants Marin residents to consider learning about the world of native edible or medicinal plants in a novel way.
Get to know them in the same way you’d approach going to a big party, Elan says. “At first, you don’t know anyone. Then you meet a couple of people and maybe you can recognize their faces in a crowd. Next, you remember their names.”
It may take a few more introductions before you begin to know their stories and to whom they’re related.
“After some time, there is no way that you would mistake that person for another and that’s how it is with plants,” she says. “It takes time to know the plants around you and positively identify them.” See more