with Dina Falconi.
Cost: $10, Free to Members.
Note: This workshop is limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration is required.
UPDATE: THIS WALK IS SOLD OUT!
Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of the gardens, meadows, and woodland edges of the Mountain Top Arboretum. 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. Signed copies of Foraging & Feasting will be available at this presentation.
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 created Falcon Formulations natural body care products and Earthly Extracts medicinal tinctures. She is 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.