Edible Cactus


Ever wonder which cactus in the Arizona desert you could eat, if perchance you were lost in the Arizona desert with water but no food and were getting hungry? Well there’s a class you can take that will tell you everything you need to know. I suspect they’ll let you know that prickly pears taste good, especially the delicious, delicious fruit. <a href="http://cactusjungle.com/archives/blog/exit.php?url_id=1893&amp;entry_id=1729" title="http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/109658" onmouseover="window.status=’http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/109658′;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Lets find out.</a><br style="font-style: italic;" /><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><br style="font-style: italic;" /><img width="300" hspace="5" height="200" border="2" src="/blog/uploads/misc/fcstvwpm.jpg" /><br style="font-style: italic;" /><span style="font-style: italic;">Laura Segall, For the Tribune LISTEN AND LEARN: Janet Pribbenow and Bob Gottschalk, both of Waterloo, Wis., listen as Don Wells of Apache Junction leads a tour about edible and medicinal desert plants at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.<br />
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What: Learn about desert plants you can eat<br />
When: 1:30 p.m. on March 8 and March 23<br />
Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, U.S. 60, near Superior<br />
Cost: $7.50 adults, $3 ages 5 to 12 and free for children under 5; hike is free<br />
Information: (520) 689-2723 or ag.arizona.edu/bta<br />
</span><br /></div><br />There you go.<br /><br />


    
    
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