Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Weeds of the Bay Area, Tomorrow, 2/17/13

Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Weeds of the Bay Area, Tomorrow, 2/17/13

Non-native invasive plant species are the bane to many gardeners and landscapers, but not to those who know how to use them. Many so called “weeds” are actually quite useful as wild foods or medicines. Because they thrive on disturbed soils, these plants can be found in great abundance in and around the cities of… Read more »

Wild, Foraged, and Indigenous Foods at the Farmers’ Market this Saturday, 4/14/12

Wild, Foraged, and Indigenous Foods at the Farmers' Market this Saturday, 4/14/12

Our modern-day American diet relies on only about 30 plant species, while 200 years ago a Native Californian’s diet would have included about thousand. Many of these plants are still available free for the gathering along with many “weeds” introduced from other continents. This Saturday, come to the Farmers’ Market from 10 am to 3… Read more »

Author Event: The Bay Area Forager with Kevin Feinstein, Wed. 2/22/12

Author Event: The Bay Area Forager with Kevin Feinstein, Wed. 2/22/12

Learn about edible wild plants of the San Francisco Bay Area. Kevin Feinstein, coauthor of the new book, The Bay Area Forager… Read more », will speak about local foraging and share stories of writing the book. Kevin Feinstein is a Bay Area writer, teacher, and researcher of plants, food, sustainability, and natural health. He is the