[NAFEX] [off topic] Foraging

Bill Russell shaman at pennswoods.net
Thu Apr 26 13:08:40 EDT 2007

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant and Mushroom Walk
with Herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore of the Community Herb Project

Fisherman's Paradise, near State College PA.
Sunday April 29th
2:00-4:00 pm

Join us for a walk along Spring Creek to learn about the multitude of uses 
for some of our most common plants and mushrooms. Nathaniel Whitmore has 
been leading walks for many years and draws upon his spiritual and 
intellectual connection to the plants from his studies as an herbalist and 
experimentation with using plants as a main food and medicine source.

Donations are greatly appreciated, especially because he will be driving 
down from the Poconos to share his passion and love for the plants and 

Directions to Fisherman's Paradise:
Going East out of town on rt. 26 toward the mall, take a left at the Y onto 
Benner Pike.  Pass the commercial area and continue under highway overpass. 
Look for a sign that says Fisherman's Paradise and take a left onto Paradise 
Drive.  Follow until you hit a T in the road, and take the left onto Spring 
Creek Road.  Continue until the road ends and meet up with the group in the 
parking lot.

See you all there!
Dani Aubert

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dylan Ford" <dford at suffolk.lib.ny.us>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 7:43 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] [off topic] Foraging

> From: "Gregory T Strella"
> Subject: [NAFEX] [off topic] Foraging
> Hello all,
> I'm looking for opportunities within a couple of hours of Baltimore, MD or
> south-central PA to learn more about foraging for wild edibles.
> Greg -
> There is a fellow in NYC called "Wildman" Steve Brill who has been
> demonstrating this for years. After arresting him several times for eating
> Central Park, the authorities hired him to teach foraging skills.
> http://www.econetwork.net/~wildmansteve/
> He mostly operates around the NY Metropolitan area and Conn., but looking 
> at
> his Calendar of events I see two upcoming demos in NJ. Or maybe you could
> get a local group to hire him to come there for a day.  dylan
> Dylan Ford is the author of the proposal at www.ideaforpresident.com , a
> website devoted to an idea that could provide an avenue to address 
> pollution
> issues, food safety, social justice, prison reform and healthcare.
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