Eating California! Using Native Plants in your Diet and Garden
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Using Native Plants in your Diet and Garden
Topics: Native foods, Native plants, eating local, sustainability, cooking, cultivation
Overview:This one of a kind presentation led by native food enthusiast Antonio Sanchez, discusses the ancient and emerging field of California native foods and their cultivation. With an eye on the past and the many living traditions that have been passed down by local indigenous peoples, this unique lecture explores how old ways can combine with new ways to find a place in local gardens and kitchens. Among the dozens of native food plants discussed will be: Low-water salad greens and native grains such as Saltbush and Tepary Beans, local fruits like Native Goji Berries and Huckleberries and many others that can be introduced to local diets. This online event will include recipe demonstrations and sharing of recipes native sage pesto made with Cleveland sage and single-leaf onion, Mesquite cookies made with mesquite powder and Agave Syrup blended with local Hummingbird Sage leaves.
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Instructor: Antonio Sanchez
*Must be 18 and over for this training
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