Happy Spring, Upcoming Events & Book Update
Hello Foraging & Feasting Friends and Kicstarter supporters,
While the first day of spring — March 20th marks spring equinox — is upon us, we here in the mid Hudson Valley of New York still have a blanket of snow covering the ground, concealing all of our green allies. It's definitely been a longer and colder winter, increasing our yearning for the milder seasons filled with wild edibles and the fragrance of the plants. Wendy and I are excited to share our activities for the upcoming growing season with you. Please see the list of events below.
Thanks to many of you, we sold out of our first printing of our book Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook in no time! The second printing of our book arrived yesterday from Michigan and is now ready for shipping in time for Spring foraging!
The book has found its way into many wonderful venues and we are grateful to you for helping us do this. Here is a sampling of the outlets: the Smithsonian Museum Gift shops, Anthropolgie, Campmor, Mountain Rose Herbs, Jean's Greens, Morgan Outdoors, numerous botanical garden gifts shops around the US such as New York Botanical Gardens and University of California Botanical Gardens at Berkeley, many independent book sellers including Powell's, various gift, garden and herb shops, the Rubin Museum in NYC (has our cards), food coops, kitchen/foodie shops, ABC Carpet and Home, and many more!!!
Keep us in mind, if you see a place where our book would be appreciated, please let us know.
We would also like to see our book in as many libraries and schools as possible and we ask you to connect us to them. Please let them know we can offer a price discount, if needed.
We hope you can join us at one or more of these upcoming events:
March 22: Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature's Bounty with Dina Falconi, Germantown, NY. Talk & Book Signing. 9:30am. firstname.lastname@example.org
April 3-5: Master Class: Botanical Drawing in Color with Wendy Hollender, Filoli Gardens, Woodside, CA
April 12 -13: Botanical Drawing with Wendy Hollender, Cornell Farms, Portland, Oregon
April 17: Techniques used in Botanical Illustration Presentation with Wendy Hollender, Portland Garden Club, Portland, Oregon
April 17-18: Botanical Drawing in Color Workshop with Wendy Hollender, Portland Garden Club, Portland, Oregon
April 26-27: Grisaille Technique in Botanical Painting: A Workshop with Wendy Hollender, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, IL
May 17: Wild Flower Festival, Kerhonkson, NY. Catskill Native Nursery. Book Signing 11-5.
May 17- July 6: Botanical Art Exhibit, Morgan Outdoors, Livingston Manor, NY
May 22: Botanical Drawing in Color Workshop with Wendy Hollender, Mohonk Preserve, Gardiner, NY
May 31– June 1: Foraging, Feasting & Herbal Potions with Dina Falconi at Sky Lake, Rosendale, NY.
June 13–15: Foraging, Feasting & Botanical Art with Dina Falconi and Wendy Hollender at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY.
June 27 -29: Botanical Drawing in Color 3 Day workshop with Wendy Hollender, Hollengold Farm, Accord, NY
June 28: Foraging & Feasting with Dina Falconi at Glynwood Center, Cold Spring, NY. Forage, Cook & Eat & Book Signing. 10am-1pm
August 22–24: Women's Herbal Conference, Hebron, NH. Herbal Workshops & Book Signing
In gratitude to you and the plants, Dina and Wendy
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