Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi 2019'
May
25
to Oct 12

Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi 2019'

I’m excited to be offering the Herbal Intensive in 2019. Come explore the beauty and the bounty of the gardens, fields and woods in this six month comprehensive course. We will cover a vast amount of information encouraging the daily use of herbs for food, medicine and pleasure.  This course is designed to provide inspiring, practical and thorough “hands on” herbal information that can easily be incorporated into one’s life.

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Foraging & Feasting: A talk by Dina Falconi at Washington College
Sep
17
5:30 PM17:30

Foraging & Feasting: A talk by Dina Falconi at Washington College

Foraging & Feasting: A talk by Dina Falconi

Dina Falconi, clinical herbalist with a strong focus on food activism and nutritional healing, will kick off the Center for Environment & Society’s 20th Anniversary Events Series on Sept. 17.

The free and public presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Litrenta Lecture Hall at Washington College’s Toll S. Center, followed by a book sale and signing.

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The 14th International Herb Symposium 2019'
Jun
7
to Jun 9

The 14th International Herb Symposium 2019'

I am excited to be a part of the 14th International Herb Symposium! Featuring 2019 Keynote Speaker Leah Penniman, over 100 classes, and teachers from 14 countries! June 6-9, 2019. For more info: https://www.internationalherbsymposium.com/

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Foraging Tour at 61 Franklin St. Community Garden , Greenpoint, Brooklyn; Led by Herbalist & Author Dina Falconi
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Foraging Tour at 61 Franklin St. Community Garden , Greenpoint, Brooklyn; Led by Herbalist & Author Dina Falconi

Please join us for an edible and medicinal foraging walk and talk led by herbalist and author Dina Falconi. We will explore the plants at 61 Franklin Street Community Garden and Transmitter Park. Participants will learn to identify plants, how to safely harvest and prepare, and discover the edible and medicinal properties of these plants. Signed copies of Foraging and Feasting, A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook will be available for purchase. 

Space is limited and registration is required. To register: please email gpcitizensclub@gmail.com and we will be in touch to confirm your spot. 

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Foraging Tour at Deer Creek Collective Herb Farm: Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk w/ Dina Falconi + Tea Time
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Foraging Tour at Deer Creek Collective Herb Farm: Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk w/ Dina Falconi + Tea Time

Foraging Tour at Deer Creek Collective Herb Farm: Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk w/ Dina Falconi + Tea Time
Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of Deer Creek Collective, Accord, NY. Saturday May 4th, 2019, 1-3:30pm. Learn to identify plants using basic….

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Herbal Weekend in the Catskills - July 28th-29th, 2018
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Herbal Weekend in the Catskills - July 28th-29th, 2018

Join us for a weekend of herbal classes, herbal medicine making, and plant walks up in the beautiful Catskill mountains. Dina will be presenting along with a handful of other teachers. For more info click link here.

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Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature's Bounty  Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk  w/ Dina Falconi at Rhinecliff, NY Library
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature's Bounty Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk w/ Dina Falconi at Rhinecliff, NY Library

Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of Rhinecliff, NY. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills and discover how they are used for food, medicine and pleasure. This walk will include practical information on harvest and preparation. Bring a notepad, camera, and water bottle.

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Foraging & Feasting: Plant Walk + Cooking Demo + Tasting at Berkshire Botanical Gardens w/ Dina Falconi
Jun
23
11:00 AM11:00

Foraging & Feasting: Plant Walk + Cooking Demo + Tasting at Berkshire Botanical Gardens w/ Dina Falconi

Foraging & Feasting: Plant Walk + Demo + Tasting

Explore the culinary treasures hidden in local wild foods. Learn to identify, harvest, and prepare these ancient foods so you can easily incorporate them into you daily meals. Using basic sensory skills, we will survey the wild plants and herbs of the Berkshire Botanical Gardens. Inside we will prep and taste a few of the delicious, nutrient-dense recipes from my book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook (www.botanicalartspress.com). Signed copies of Foraging & Feasting will be available at this presentation. For more info: Phone: 413.298.3926   info@berkshirebotanical.org

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Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi
May
5
to Oct 13

Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi

Come explore the beauty and the bounty of the gardens, fields and woods in this six month comprehensive course. We will cover a vast amount of information encouraging the daily use of herbs for food, medicine and pleasure.  This course is designed to provide inspiring, practical and thorough “hands on” herbal information that can easily be incorporated into one’s life.

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Foraging & Feasting Slide Presentation & Talk w/ Dina Falconi
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Foraging & Feasting Slide Presentation & Talk w/ Dina Falconi

Explore the culinary treasures hidden in wild foods. Learn to identify, harvest, and prepare these ancient foods so you can easily incorporate them into your daily meals. Herbalist and author Dina Falconi will present slides of botanically accurate illustrations and discuss master recipes from her book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook.

Signed copies of Foraging & Feasting will be available for purchase at this presentation.

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The Art & Science of Foraging, Presented by Dina Falconi, Clinical Herbalist
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

The Art & Science of Foraging, Presented by Dina Falconi, Clinical Herbalist

  • Middletown Thrall Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Foraging & Feasting: Slide Show, Tasting, + Cooking Demo

Join us as Herbalist Dina Falconi introduces us to plant foraging: how to identify, gather, and prepare edible plants for consumption. In addition to a slide show, Dina will conduct a live demonstration and prepare a few recipes for tasting.  True to the nature of this very special event, plants available at the time of the presentation will influence which recipes Dina presents. Will it be a wild green pesto? An herbal truffle? Essence water? Let's find out!  Signed copies of Dina's cookbook will also be available. FREE registration required: please contact Gail Myker at (845) 341-5483 or at thrall3@warwick.net. For more info click here. http://www.thrall.org

About the Presenter: Dina Falconi is a clinical herbalist and teacher specializing in the art and science of foraging, helping people to discover how to view plants and learn to correctly and safely harvest and prepare cultivated and wild plants and invasive species with culinary arts.

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Oct
6
to Oct 8

Hand Crafted Herbal Body-Care; Make Your Own Personal Care Products with Dina Falconi at Omega Institute

Looking for a better way to treat yourself and the planet? Whether you are looking to avoid the chemicals found in many products, interested in a zero-waste lifestyle, or simply enjoy making things yourself, you can learn how to create your own customized, nontoxic, personal care products perfectly suited to your needs. Using simple, pure ingredients that support the body, skin and hair, herbalist Dina Falconi, author of Earthly Bodies & Heavenly Hair, answers your questions and reveals the art and science of making home-crafted body-care products with her favorite master recipes that soothe, nourish and heal.

In this in-depth, hands-on workshop, you are guided step-by-step in practical ways to make healthy creams, salves, balms, herbal oils, face cleansers, mouthwashes, tooth powders, and more. Learn to create an individual skin, hair and body care plan for yourself, and practice doing a consult for a classmate.

Enjoy a luxurious herbal facial treatment from the items created in the workshop, and return home with product samples and the knowledge you need to continue creating your own natural and healthy personal body care products.

Photo of Calendula in the wild garden taken by Magda Durante

Photo of Calendula in the wild garden taken by Magda Durante

For more info about the course and to register click here: Omega

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May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Foraging & Feasting: Plant Walk, Hands-on Harvest + Demo + Tasting w/ Dina Falconi

  • Bevier House Ulster County Historical Society (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore the culinary treasures hidden in local wild foods. Learn to identify, harvest, and prepare these ancient foods so you can easily incorporate them into you daily meals. Using basic sensory skills, we will survey the plants in the surrounding landscape of the Bevier house. Inside we will prep and taste a few of the delicious, nutrient-dense recipes from my book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook (www.botanicalartspress.com). Signed copies of Foraging & Feasting will be available at this presentation.

For more info contact the Bevier House: http://ulstercountyhs.org or 845-338-5614

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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Foraging & Feasting the Bounty of the Catskills in Mid Summer

Join herbalist and author Dina Falconi in exploring the wild edibles of the Catskills by learning to identify, harvest, & prepare them. The harvest will be transformed into a
delectable feast in the gorgeous setting of Wild Roots Farm. The menu will
include herbal beverages, wild salad (purslane, lamb's quarter violet, dayflower, wood
sorrel, etc.), amaranth & mallow soup, wild green pesto, flower
butter, and delicious bread freshly baked in the wood-fired outdoor oven,
among other offerings. Hosted by Amy Gillingham of Wild Roots Farm.

For more info contact Lisa M. Lyons at 845-439-5507 or www.morgan-outdoors.com.

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May
21
10:00 AM10:00

Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature's Bounty — Edible and Medicinal Field Study

Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of the gardens, meadows, and woodland edges of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills and discover how they are used for food, medicine and pleasure. This walk will include practical information on harvest and preparation. Bring a notepad, camera, and water bottle.

Dina will have Foraging & Feasting books available, if you would like to pick up a signed copy.

For more info contact click here. Phone: 413.298.3926 info@berkshirebotanical.org

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May
14
to Oct 15

Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi

Come explore the beauty and the bounty of the gardens, fields and woods in this six month comprehensive course. We will cover a vast amount of information encouraging the daily use of herbs for food, medicine and pleasure.  This course is designed to provide inspiring, practical and thorough “hands on” herbal information that can easily be incorporated into one’s life.

Topics include:

  • Herbal Therapeutics
  • Wild Plant Identification and Application
  • Wild Food Foraging and Culinary Preparations
  • Medicine Making
  • Herbal Skin Care
  • Nutritional Healing… and More

A significant amount of class time will be spent outdoors studying wild and cultivated plants. We will then bring these plants into our kitchen-classroom and transform them into food, medicine and various other preparations.  As part of our learning experience, we will prepare and enjoy a primarily “wild” delicious meal influenced by the plants that are in season.  Everyone will make an abundance of preparations to bring home and begin to create their own medicine chests.  In the last part of each class we will focus on a particular organ system, health topic or special project.

  • One Saturday every month, May thru October
  • 2016 Dates: May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 15
  • Time: Saturdays, 10:00AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: The lovely hamlet of Lyonsville, Stone Ridge, NY
  • Cost: $650, includes material fee; $150 deposit due with registration.

  •  For more information and to register contact Wild Earth. Registration opens at noon on January 15th 2016.

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Slow Food Forage for Culinary Institute of America Students with Dina Falconi
Apr
17
11:00 AM11:00

Slow Food Forage for Culinary Institute of America Students with Dina Falconi

Wild Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

Explore the wild flora; learn to identify the plants using basic sensory skills; discover how they are used for food and medicine. Includes practical information on harvest and preparation. 

This class has been privately arranged for the Slow Food Club at the CIA. 

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Nov
20
to Nov 22

Going Natural; Making Your Own Kitchen Cosmetics & Herbal Skin-Care Products

Forget shopping at the mall this holiday season. Give the people you love earth-friendly, skin-pampering creams, balms, and cleansers made in your own kitchen, and treat yourself, too!

“I love introducing people to the art and science of home-crafted body-care products,” says Dina -- and you’ll love the new health and radiance you’ll feel after using formulations made from healing and aromatic herbs. Enjoy the fun of creating items that you thought had to be purchased ready-made. Marvel at your financial savings. Appreciate the minimal impact on the environment. Dina -- using her favorite master recipes -- will guide you step-by-step in practical ways to make healthy creams, salves, balms, herbal oils, face cleansers, mouthwashes, tooth powders, and more. These natural body-care products -- unlike commercial ones -- work in partnership with nature to support the body, using simple, pure ingredients that are as close to their natural state as possible. They’re combined into formulas that enable your body to gently soothe, nourish, and heal. Discover for yourself --  and enjoy a luxurious herbal facial treatment from the items created in the workshop!

For more info please click here. Or contact Rowe Center via phone: (413) 339-4954 or
Email: info [at] rowecenter.org

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