https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/64651e4715e0d23700a23f2f Honan-Allston Branch Library
300 N Harvard St
Allston, MA 02134
Join herbalist Alex Klein for a captivating walk through the urban greenspace behind the Honan-Allston Branch Library and connect with the rich heritage of Boston’s plant life.
Discover the hidden stories behind seemingly ordinary shrubs and weeds, and learn how to gather and prepare them sustainably. In this interactive plant walk, you’ll learn about the edible and medicinal uses of local plants, safe gathering practices, and identification techniques.
Email librarian Paul Flagg at [email protected] to register for this event.
ABOUT ALEX KLEIN
Alex Klein is a practicing herbalist who runs an herbal medicine practice in Allston. He operates from an apothecary filled with wild-gathered plants and garden-grown herbs. Alex's aim as an herbalist is to empower clients in making healthcare choices by connecting them with local plant life. He has extensive experience in wildcrafting, botany, and understanding the medicinal and edible uses of East Coast flora. Since 2020, Alex has led classes and workshops on herbal medicine, wild food, invasive species, local ecology, and other plant-related subjects. For more information, visit alexkleinherbalist.com.