A hike and a pint, or two Herbalist and brewer lead the way
On the Paulinskill Trail last year
LAFAYETTE — Angry Erik Brewing and Heather Housekeeper, aka The Botanical Hiker, will host a nature walk along the Paulinskill Trail on Saturday, August 18, from 1-4 PM. The cost is $25 and includes a pint of beer at Angry Erik Brewing. Ever wonder what edible and medicinal plants can be found along your favorite wooded areas or even in your own backyard? Join the Botanical Hiker for a walk on the Paulinskill Trail where she will introduce you to local floral that can often serve as delicious treats and healthful medicines. This walk will be easy going with lots of stops along the way to talk all things plants. The walk will begin and end at Angry Erik Brewing, where you will tour the brewhouse and enjoy a pint of some of the freshest and most local beer available, included in the cost of the walk. Pre-registration is recommended and can be done by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Heather Housekeeper, aka The Botanical Hiker, is a Certified Herbalist, long-distance hiker, and author. She has thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, North Carolina’s 1,200 mile Mountains to Sea Trail (twice), and set the record as the first person to hike the 1,000 mile Finger Lakes Trail System in one continuous trek. When not woods rambling or pulling back the petals on a botanical find, she educates and guides others into the natural world. Last year she published the second book in her Botanical Hiker Series: A Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Finger Lakes Trail. To follow her adventures and research, visit her blog: <URL destination="http://www.TheBotanicalHiker.blogspot.com ">www.TheBotanicalHiker.blogspot.com </URL>Angry Erik Brewing is located at 10 Millpond Drive, Unit #8, in Lafayette. Tasting room hours for tours, tastings, pints and growler fills are: Thursday, 5-8 PM; Friday, 4-8 PM; Saturday, 12-8 PM; and Sunday, 12-6 PM. Don’t Get Mad, Get Angry!