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I'm planting a sustainable farm with NO irrigation, fertilizer, tilling or pesticides because the sumac "crops" are native to the land.
I'm planting a sustainable farm with NO irrigation, fertilizer, tilling or pesticides because the sumac "crops" are native to the land.
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    You dont want any reward except a Thank you from Mother Nature. Pledge any amount over $1.

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    Receive your own digital copy of the colorful booklet "Meadows on the Menu" inspiring you to convert part of your lawn into a beautiful natural area (co-authored by NJ Audubon).

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    The last of our stash of our popular print copy of the colorful spiral bound booklet "Meadows on the Menu" inspiring you to convert part of your lawn into a beautiful natural area (co-authored by NJ Audubon).

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    Plant your own wild foraged sumac seeds and let us know how they do. You will receive a seed packet of staghorn sumac foraged by us last September, with planting and care recommendations from American Native Nursery.

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    Signed and inscribed copy of our Foraged Flavor cookbook and field guide, nominated for a 2013 James Beard award. Additional insert of some of our favorite sumac recipes from around the world.

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    GROW WILD sumac logo Ecobags recycled cotton Canvas Satchel, designed and produced for us by Brooklyn based Black Sheep Heap. 16"W x 15.5" H. Useful for carrying sumac clusters and other gear.

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    GROW WILD sumac logo Ecobags recycled cotton Canvas Lunch Bag, designed and produced for us by Brooklyn based Black Sheep Heap. 7"W x 10.5" H x 4.5 " Flat Gusset

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    GROW WILD logo Grass green color cotton T-shirt (specify M or W; S, M, or L) designed and produced for us by Brooklyn based Black Sheep Heap. Spread the word.

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    Za'atar spice: the last stash of our own 2013 blend with foraged wild sumac, organic sesame seeds and thyme. Get hooked on the flavor: we use it instead of salt and pepper on chicken, tofu, avocado, eggs, yogurt, bread....even oatmeal. 2 oz glass jar, signed copy of Foraged Flavor with za'atar recipes included.

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    If just 12 people a day pledges just $85 we will meet our goal by March 14! In return you get one free "what's my weed" or other foraging lesson via Skype and a jar of our z'aatar spice: a blend of wild sumac, sesame and thyme (if za'atar supplies run out, we will deliver by the end of fall season 2014)

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    Love a sumac tree! Adopt one (or contact us if you want to adopt and pledge more) and we will put a tag with your name on it, send you a digital photo and let you know how it does through the growing season. Support native plant nurseries.

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    We'll send you a copy of the Foraged Flavor cookbook, you select a recipe and we will send you the foraged and other ingredients in the quantities needed to make the dish. (Note: does not include meat, eggs, butter, cream etc. Please give us 30 days minimum advance notice and subject to seasonal availability.)

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    Pick a recipe from the Foraged Flavor cookbook and Tama will forage and cook it for you! (If you don't have a preference, she will select one based on what is in season such as sumac puff pastry with almond and apples or chicken rolled in za'atar with wild sumac) Travel and lodging expenses extra. Date must be mutually agreed and expires at end of 2014.

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    Tama will guide you through a Foragers Feast at your pick of a number of starred NYC restaurants, including Daniel, Gramercy Tavern, ACME, Il Buco Alimentari, Marc Forgione, or Khe-Yo. Enjoy a delicious dinner for you and 2 more that includes an off the menu foraged dish and a visit to the kitchen. (alcohol not included. date to be mutually agreed. locations outside of NY can be arranged but travel/board extra)

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    Enjoy a day AT YOUR PLACE finding nature's delicacies and then relaxing over a sampling of drinks and tapas' style tastings showcasing foraged ingredients. Tama will design and give an educational workshop on wild plants and ecology, tips for field ID, and assess your site's natural landscape potential. She will produce a written wild plant inventory report and Floristic Quality Assessment on the plants that grow wild on your property and their potential for deliciousness. The day will end with a tasting of sumac and other seasonal foraged flavors in canapes and drinks. All ingredients included. (Travel/board/venue/dishes/supply costs are extra. Maximum 16 persons. Date to be agreed in 2014)

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    Spend a day with Tama in New Jersey at her property, some of her favorite neighboring foraging spots and visit the wild farm. End the day with a demo of cooking with foraged ingredients and relax over a sampling of drinks and gourmet canapes showcasing seasonal foraged ingredients. Maximum 20 persons. Date to be agreed (Tip: in late August the meadows should be in peak bloom).

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