Resources for Regeneration, Restoration, and Resiliency – Sonoran Desert Series – with Desert Harvesters’ Jill Lorenzini and Friends, September 25, 2017 — Tucson AZ

Fruiting saguaro cactus

SONORAN DESERT SERIES

Sponsored by Desert Harvesters and Food Conspiracy Co-op

 

 

 

 

Cholla-cactus blossom

•RESOURCES FOR REGENERATION, RESTORATION & RESILIENCY

Monday, SEPTEMBER 25, 6–8 pm

Recommended reading, books to look at, local and regional partner organizations, sharing, ideas, brainstorming, Desert Dreams DVD. Sample mesquite chocolate chili sauce with fruit.

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•REGISTER via THIS LINK

•All classes will be held in the Hoff building on the NE corner of 7th St & Hoff Ave, behind the Food Conspiracy Co-op

•All classes facilitated by Desert Harvesters‘ Jill Lorenzini and friends. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, please contact: jaelle@lorenziniworks.com.

•Up to 15 people per class, with a minimum of 4

•Class fee $10

•Desert Harvesters volunteer, member, and partner discounts offered

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LATER IN THIS SERIES:

Bounty of assorted mesquite pods

•HOW TO LOCALIZE YOUR FOOD CHOICES

Monday, OCTOBER 16, 6–8 pm

We have many choices when it comes to feeding ourselves—for now. Inventory these choices and understand the benefits, embodied energy, and consequences of your food choices, native perennial wild foods, traditional native cultivated crops, heritage foods, locally grown crops, regional foods, local seeds and plant starts, local soil amendments, etc. Explore the richness of edges and adjacencies: Sky Islands; Sonora, Mexico; Baja; Colorado River Plateau and other Sonoran Desert subdivisions; Mojave Desert; Chihuahuan Desert; and Gulf of California.



•USING SONORAN DESERT FOODS

Monday, NOVEMBER 20, 6–8 pm

Sonoran Desert foods, like the place they grow and thrive, are potent, pungent, and unique. Usually a little goes a long way. In this class we will review Uplands Arizona native foods palette, guidelines, seasonality, harvesting ethics, and best storage practices. Then we will prepare and sample a feast of desert foods! Series wrap-up, questions, evaluations and feedback, sharing, et