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Foraging with Alexis Nikole Nelson

Meet the Columbus-based foraging enthusiast and social media star Alexis Nikole Nelson in this virtual cooking class! Alexis has gained social media fame (@alexisnikole on TikTok and @blackforager on Instagram) for her fun and informative videos showcasing plants that many people might not realize are edible. The virtual program includes a meet and greet with Alexis, followed by a foraging segment and a cooking demo featuring seasonal ingredients that can be found growing in central Ohio. A list of ingredients will be shared with students who would like to follow along at home. Recipes are vegan-friendly.

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Instructor: Alexis Nikole Nelson Alexis is in the inaugural class of TikTok's Black Trailblazers and has been gaining national and local recognition for her foraging videos. Some recent examples include Bon Appetit, Grist and Columbus Alive.