Upcoming Foraging Tours, Classes & Events with Leda

Photo: Stefano Giovannini

Photo: Stefano Giovannini

Want a foraging tour, food preservation or locavore workshop, or book signing and talk for you and your friends, or for your local organization? Please contact me to figure out the details!

Herbs: Historic Impact and Contemporary Uses for the New York Botanical Garden Two Tuesdays, August 12 and 19, 10am – 4:30pm Learn to recognize the principal families of useful plants and to identify herbs. Investigate the physical properties of herbs and their roles within traditional cultures. The ceremonial uses of herbs and their practical applications as medicinals, aromatics, dyes, and detergents are discussed. Herbs and herbalism literature is surveyed. Tours of the Garden grounds are incorporated into the instruction.

Foraging with Kids for Butter Beans Kitchen Summer Camp Wednesday, August 13

Urban Foraging for Sidetour in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Saturday, August 16 11am – 1pm

Urban Foraging for Honeybee Holistic Sunday, August 17th in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Urban Foraging for Honeybee Holistic Saturday, August 23th in Central Park, Manhattan

Keynote Speaker for Midwest Wild Harvest Festival September 12, 13, 14

Urban Foraging for Sidetour in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Saturday, September 20

Free Food Preservation Talk and Book Signing for Slow Food NYC at The Farm on Adderley September 24 7:00 – 8:30pm

We’ll talk food preservation: what makes it safe, why it’s a crucial part of a northeastern locavore’s diet, and how to make it fun, delicious, and tasty. The Farm on Adderley will have samples of some of their own preserved foods, and I’ll have signed copies of my new book Preserving Everything on hand.

Northeast Foraging Talk and Book Signing for The  Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY Saturday, October 18