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Sonoran Desert Series: How to Localize Your Foods with Jill Lorenzini

October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Use the Sonoran Desert Foods Calendar, Wild Foods Calendar, and Native Seeds SEARCH 5-seasons calendar wheel to understand seasonal cycles and to see the wealth of delicious native perennial plant foods available throughout the year. These nutritious foods will be discussed in detail in subsequent classes, along with the many other benefits they provide. Get familiar with the dynamics of winter and summer monsoon seasons, meet Sky Island mountain ranges, river and riparian areas, explore long-term climate change and ongoing drought cycles. Sample desert flowers iced tea.

We have many choices when it comes to feeding ourselves–for now. Inventory these choices and understand the benefits, embodied energy, and consequences of your food choices. Native perennial wild foods, traditional native cultivated crops, heritage foods, locally grown crops, regional foods, local seeds and plant starts, local soil amendments, etc. Explore the richness of edges and adjacencies: Sky Islands, Sonora MX, Baja, CO River Plateau and other SD subdivisions, Mojave Desert, Chihuahuan Desert, Gulf of CA

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October 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Desert Harvesters


The Hoff Building
425 E. Seventh St.
Tucson, AZ 85705 United States
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