June 8, 2013
JOURNEYSantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gatherings of progressive thinkers who explore issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and open to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse at 202 Galisteo Street.
June 9, 11 am
@Collected Works Bookstore
Foraging Right Outside Your Door, with Ellen Zachos and Backyard Foraging
“You can eat that?” Most of today’s gardeners have forgotten that daylily buds and milkweed pods are as delicious and nutritious as the plants are beautiful, and most foodies believe foraging for out-of-the-ordinary flavors requires trekking deep into the wilderness. But with her new book Backyard Foraging, author, ethnobotanist, and horticulturalist Ellen Zachos introduces beginner foragers to 65 common ornamental garden plants and weeds with a secret – they’re delicious!
Over the last several years, many high-end restaurants and adventurous foodies have been experimenting with foraged foods and flavors, and singing their praises. But foraging hasn’t been considered easy or accessible for the average home cook until now. Ideal for first-time foragers, Backyard Foraging
features profiles of edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental garden plants typically found in urban or suburban neighborhoods…
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