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 Museum. Inside we will prep and taste a few of the delicious, nutrient-dense recipes from Dina’s book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook (botanicalartspress.com).
Dina Falconi is a clinical herbalist with a strong focus on food activism and nutritional healing. An avid gardener, wildcrafter, and permaculturist, Dina has been teaching classes about the use of herbs for food, medicine, and personal care, including wild food foraging and cooking, for more than twenty years. She produces Falcon Formulations natural body care products and Earthly Extracts medicinal tinctures. She is a founding member of the Northeast Herbal Association, a chapter leader of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and an organizer of Slow Food-Hudson Valley. She is the author of Earthly Bodies & Heavenly Hair: Natural and Healthy Personal Care for Everybody and Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook
Signed copies of Foraging & Feasting will be available for purchase.
Fee is $5 for UCHS members and $10 for non-members