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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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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
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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Foraging & Feasting the Bounty of Early July in the Catskills
Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Foraging & Feasting the Bounty of Early July in the Catskills

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 & dock 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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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Foraging & Feasting at the North Chatham, NY Library

Foraging & Feasting: Slide Show and hands-on harvest + Cooking Demo + Tasting 

Explore the culinary treasures hidden in local wild foods. Learn about foraging from herbalist, author Dina Falconi as she presents slides of botanically accurate illustrations and shares delicious, nutrient-dense recipes from her book new 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: North Chatham Library


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