Foraging & Feasting: A talk by Dina Falconi
Date: 5:30pm EDT September 17
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.
An avid gardener, wildcrafter, and permaculturist, Falconi 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 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.
Falconi’s Foraging & Feasting Presentation will 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. Falconi will present slides of botanically accurate illustrations and discuss master recipes from her book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook.