The state's first wild food ad herb market is from 1-4 p.m. Sunday in Carrboro.
The monthly Wild Food + Herb Market is similar to a farmers market but features foragers, herbalists, wild food cultivators and local plant educators.
Co-founder Jenny Schnaak said this Sunday's event will include at least 16 vendors selling tea blends, tinctures, syrups, nuts, seeds, barks and early spring greens, including dandelions. Plus, instructor Kim Calhoun will be a 30-minute edible plant walk at 2 p.m. starting from the Carrboro Town Commons where the market is being held. There also will be live music and children's activities.
Schnaak, who works for The Abundance Foundation, and co-director Josh Lev, founder of the Carrboro Herb Guild, were inspired to start the market after learning that well-known foraging expert Alan Muskat was launching a wild food market later this spring in Asheville.