Archives for October 2012

Free Wild Edible Plant Talk & Snacks

October 11th, Holly Drake will be teaching on her favorite obsession, Wild Edible Plants…a Thursday evening from 6:30- 8:30 p.m.  The event is sponsored by New Life Fellowship church  (1197 Old Highway 421 South  Boone, NC 28607).

Learn how to reclaim these wonderful plants that have been valued for generations past for food and healing. We are surrounded by a great variety of highly nutritious and tasty wild blessings that are free for the knowing and the picking.  Mexican,  Oriental, Italian, Greek and American cuisine will feature wild edible plants harvested in season and prepared for you to sample and taste.

Goldenrod Punch, Spearmint Tea, Lemonbalm Tea & Sumacade
AB & J (Acorn Butter & Wild Jams)
Yellow Dock Wild Seed Bread
Sweet Pickled Purslane
Plantain Crisps
Beauty Berry Jel

Beauty Berry Jello Squares
Chickweed Hummus w/ Tortilla Chips
Lambsquarter Tiropitas
Venison Satay on a bed of Jasmine Rice w/ Burdock Petioles & Dipping Sauce
Milkweed Mexican Fritatta
Dandelion Lasagna
Cream of Nettle Soup
Plantain Seed Energy Balls
Crabapple Balm Crunch
Autumn Olive Berry Fruit Leather
Dandelion Root Coffee or Hot Peppermint Tea

You will go on a virtual plant walk with Holly as she harvests these plants from nature and then prepares them for this menu.   She will also give a Powerpoint presentation on the value of learning to eat from God’s free grocery stores.

There is no charge for this event but space is limited.  RSVP at

Wild blessings do abound!

“Oh Lord, how many and varied are Your works.  In wisdom You have made them all.  The whole earth is full of Your riches.”  Psalms 104:24