This program will take you deep into connection with the world we are a part of through the doorway of wild food and ecological design! Penetrate the wallpaper that limits our relationships with the wide world of plants and animals and start participating with your nonhuman neighbors in a meaningful way. Through a year's cycle, we'll cover a wide range of survival, practical and awareness skills with a strong focus on learning from and about eating and cultivating plants and animals. Enjoy an immediately positive impact on your diet, budget, health and sense of belonging to the land. Meets one sunday a month closest to full moon in varied locations (Northampton, Greenfield, Montague, Southampton, Amherst, Hadley, Holyoke, as well as an Eastern MA track of the program) in the Valley. Ages 15+.Gain confidence and familiarity with more than 50 edible, medicinal & useful and poisonous species of plants, and their uses - how to find, ID, harvest and prepare them into food and medicine.
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Requires a 200$ deposit - and supports public fruit tree planting. Limited work trade available. Register by 3/15: email@example.com
Instructor bio: Felix Lufkin has been foraging and educating about plants for 13 years. He teaches nature and gardening programs at K-12 schools in the Valley, and has offered hundreds of plant walks for the community through Acorn Kitchen and Help Yourself.