Upcoming Events At This Venue
April 23, 2015
Do you have a healthy lifestyle, but are still not able to have the level of wellbeing that you would like to have? Discover the intricate connection between tooth and body health and how it may be affecting your energy levels. Jeanne will discuss the pioneering holistic dentists and researchers who first discovered this connection. She will address the need for properly prepared traditional foods to keep your teeth decay free and she will show you how to test foods and personal care products so that you are getting the best nutrition possible for your teeth and overall health. You can have the vibrant health that you were meant to have! Class is limited to 25 participants. Cost: $5.
May 21, 2015
An Introduction to Edible Plants of the Sonoran Desert with Herbalist & Forager John Slattery (Lecture)
The Sonoran desert holds a vast array of edible plants. There are nearly 400 edible plants found in the low desert alone. When we add the high elevations of the sky islands the diversity of wild food plants is staggering.Join John for a discussion, and sampling, of our great variety of wild edible plants. The nutrition, and unique tastes are two simple reasons to take to foraging for you food. The experience of relating with the wyld Earth to gather one’s food is a revolutionary act in itself. Class limited to 25 participants. Please pre-register 24 hours before the class.
June 11, 2015
Creating Delicious Meals with Foraged Plants from the Sonoran Desert with herbalist & forager John Slattery (Hands-on)
Although we no longer grind our mesquite beans in metates worn into the Earth, or pit bake our cholla buds, mescal, or harvested mariposa lilies, we can still find unique, intriguing, delicious, and nutritious ways to incorporate foraged plant foods into our day-to-day meals. From vinegars, ferments, and syrups, to pancakes, nut breads, and atoles, John will share with you some of his experience and insights into preparing our local wild plant foods. In this hands-on class, you will learn to prepare acorn meal, saguaro seeds, and other foods of the Sonoran desert to create delicious, gourmet meals at home. Allow your imagination to wander over the local desert and mountain terrain in search of gustatory delights! Class is limited to 25 participants. Please pre-register 24 hours in advance of the class.