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The Center For The Arts Presents In Conversation with Alicia Funk: Wild Foods of California
Sunday, March 14, 2021
4:00pm PST • Online via Zoom
A new series beginning 2021. Join The Center for the Arts In Conversation With local celebrities exploring the topics of Nature, Food, Lifestyle and Art. From tattoo artists to mushroom hunters, naturalists to nutritionists, farmers to brew masters, this weekly series will feature the very best of Nevada County. Hosted by Jacob Freydont-Attie, each conversation provides an opportunity to interact with the experts in a Q&A via Zoom.
Sundays at 4pm • Tickets: $10 Public, Free for Members
Discover how to eat, garden, and heal through the sustainable use of local, native plants, with Alicia Funk, founder of the Living Wild Project and co-author of the 3rd edition of Living Wild—Gardening, Cooking and Healing with Native Plants of California.
ABOUT THE EXPERT:
Alicia Funk is the founder of the Living Wild Project and co-author of the 3rd edition of Living Wild—Gardening, Cooking and Healing with Native Plants of California. Her passion is discovering how to eat, garden, and heal through the sustainable use of local, native plants.
Funk first studied plant-based medicine in 1990 from an indigenous grandmother in Ecuador’s rainforest and is the co-editor of six books on herbal medicine, including The Botanical Safety Handbook, Herbal Medicine-The Expanded Commission E Monographs and The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. She worked for 20 years as a consultant to the natural products industry for organizations including Whole Foods and the American Botanical Council and now focuses her time on discovering new recipes that highlight the nutrition and taste of wild California plants.
She lives off-the-grid with her husband and their three children.
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- The Center For The Arts In Conversation with
- Alicia Funk, Wild Foods of California
- Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 4pm • Online
- Free to Members / Public $10
- — Member Benefit Alert — Members of The Center for the Arts get access to Free online content including this series, concerts, artist talks, PLUS replays are allowed exclusively to members via an On-Demand Video Library. To access these benefits become a member today.
ABOUT THE HOST: Jacob Freydont-Attie is a writer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and former lingerie salesman. He grew up in rural Nevada County without the distractions of electricity, telephones, or television. After receiving a B.A. in religious studies from Oberlin College, he spent ten years on Hollywood Blvd running the family business, the world’s largest lingerie store. His first feature film, String Theory, was featured in numerous festivals and is available on DVD and through streaming. His documentary on climate change and capitalism can be viewed for free at www.crossofthemoment.com.
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