Join Author Debbie Naha-Koretzky, “The Wild Edibles Lady,” for a foraging presentation and walk to discover the edible plants of our area. The program will include a slide show and wild-tea tasting followed by a foraging walk on Lewis Brook Trail. The program will cover plant identification, safety, look-alike plants, sustainable harvesting, cooking with wild plants, and nutrition.
Signed copies of her book, Foraging Pennsylvania and New Jersey (2021, Falcon Guides), will be available for purchase.
About the Presenter: Debbie is a registered dietitian/nutritionist, Rutgers Master Gardener, Pennsylvania Master Naturalist, certified science teacher, and wild foods author. She has conducted countless foraging programs for state organizations, environmental centers, native plant societies, state parks and more. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. This specialized training allows for a unique approach to wild edible plants.
This event is part of the 2024 NEA Big Read – an initiative designed to broaden our imaginations and understanding of our world, our neighbors, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. The featured book Circe by Madeline Miller retells a Greek story from the eponymous heroine’s point of view, giving voice to a lesser goddess of Homer’s The Odyssey. Please visit PenningtonLibrary.org/2024BigRead for a full calendar of events and more information.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.