Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from dirt to plate

In Albany, Oregon this weekend at the Mother Earth News Fair, be sure to check out “Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from dirt to plate” with John Kallas – Wild Food Adventures.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS Stage | Saturday, 5:30-7:00 PM
In this beautiful, educational and fun slide presentation, John Kallas shows how to identify, harvest and prepare nutritious, delicious and abundant wild plants found within walking distance of your kitchen. He also shows you features that make for effective learning in any wild food book. This presentation is a sampling from Kallas’ book, Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate. (A question-and-answer period and book signing follows.) Kallas makes wild foods understandable and usable by the general public, including gardeners, chefs, dieters, home cooks and nutrition-minded consumers. He makes it fun and easy to learn about foods you may have passed by all your life, and he shares the knowledge and confidence to finally begin eating and enjoying them. The plants covered are easy to identify and abundantly found throughout North America, Europe and the Mediterranean. These healthy wild foods are the core of the true Mediterranean diet. Find out how easy it is to incorporate these foods into everyday modern life, whether you’re a novice or an advanced forager.

Speaker Bio
John Kallas is one of the foremost authorities on edible wild plants of North America. He is the author of one of the top-selling wild food books of all time, Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate, an easy-to-use, color photograph-packed manual showcasing foods that anyone can find within walking distance of their kitchens. Kallas is a trained botanist, nature photographer, writer, researcher, teacher and speaker. Over the years he’s written articles for magazines ranging from Fine Cooking to Primitive Technology. He runs the Wild Food Adventures Outdoor School based in Oregon. For more information visit www.WildFoodAdventures.com.

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