Discover wild edibles that can be used for cooking or medicinal purposes in this unique foraging workshop.
Part One: Friday: 6-8:30pm
Friday Night Meatballs with Lisa Rose!
It’s Friday night! Come on over to RCK for a nourishing meal of spaghetti and homemade venison
meatballs. Bring your own beverage
(alcoholic or not) and hang out with the Midwest’s most engaging author,
forager and general wild foods expert, Lisa Rose. Check out her comprehensive foraging guides,
explore her homemade natural remedies and ask all your wild edibles questions!
Suggested donation for dinner: $10-$20 per person
Part Two: Saturday: 10-4pm
Foraging Wild Edilbles & Plant Medicine Field Excursion: Head outside for a walk around town and the surrounding area to meet the plants in person. Did you know that the weeds in your yard can help with the burning of a bee sting? Or that pine boughs steeped with some wild chives is good for respiratory health in the winter? Do you know how easy it is to make your own delicious elderberry syrup? Lisa will guide us through our neighborhood and help us gather and forage for ingredients.We will then head back to RCK for processing, medicine-making and wild foods snack-eating.and to do some gathering, processing, medicine-making and wild foods snack eating.
$85 - early bird rate of $60 if registered before October 7th.
About the instructor:
Lisa Rose is an herbalist, forager, urban farmer, and writer. With a background in anthropology and a professional focus on community health, she has gathered her food, farming, and wild plant knowledge from many people and places along a very delicious journey. Beyond the Great Lakes, Rose’s interest in ethnobotany and herbal medicine has taken her across the United States and into the Yucatan, mainland Mexico, Nicaragua, and Brazil to study plants, people, health, and their connection to place. When she is not in her own gardens or kitchen, Rose can be found in the fields and forests, leading foraging plant walks and teaching classes on edible and medicinal wild plants. She forages for her own family, herbal apothecary, and community herbalism practice.