Follow along with Journei Bimwala of Bronx River Alliance and Candace Thompson of Solar One at Stuy Cove Park as they share easy ways to make wild foods into delectable drinks and tasty snacks fit for a Wild Food Banquet. LIVE streamed to viewers through the Bronx River Alliance YouTube Channel (Youtube.com/BronxRiverAlliance), participants will build a new relationship with the wild plants growing all around them. You’ll never see the weeds in your tree pit the same ever again.
Saturdays EST Live Streamed on Youtube
(limited in-person availability, register below)
September 24 / 2pm: Brewing Ales and Making Wine
Learn about the power of yeast and fermentation while making ales from mugwort and other wild plants, and go home with your own starter for concord grape wine.
October 8 / 3:30pm : Quick Pickling and Lacto-Fermentation
Understand how to “quick pickle” and lacto ferment plants for immediate enjoyment taking home sauerkraut you can enjoy well into the depths of winter.
October 15 / 2pm: Wild Seasonings
Go beyond basil and learn about the amazing flavors growing right along the Bronx River. Walk away with your own northeastern wild spice blend to enjoy at home.
October 22 / 2pm: Wild Nuts and Grains
Find out how wild seeds are more than food for the birds, using simple methods to process them into flours for crackers, pancakes and more.
November 5 / 12-4pm: In-Person Community Food Banquet at Concrete Plant Park
Join local foragers and community chefs in a day celebrating the harvest season! Enjoy wild food tastings, teas and wild food drinks, cooking demos, music, performances and more.
Registration is not necessary but helpful for communication! Register HERE