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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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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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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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