Ethnobotany: The Incredible Edible Desert
The desert is a treasure trove of delicious and nutritious foods. Learn what plants are edible, when and how to harvest. Enjoy samples of desert delectables and take home recipes for delicious dishes at home!
Program presented by Alice Demetra.
Alice is an avid hiker, forager, and desert foods enthusiast. As a hobby cook, she enjoys incorporating the bounty of native Sonoran Desert fruits, seeds, nuts, and flowers into everyday recipes.
As a Legacy Steward with the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, she has presented ethnobotany programs for elementary schools, libraries, clubs, and hike outings.
Her Instagram account, @ajdemetra, is a photo recipe file of her foray into desert foods.
Part of our Sonoran Silver Series.
Date: April 21, 2018 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location: AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park | 1300 N. College Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281
$5.00 Public; $4.00 AHS members and McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Members and Staff
Event website: facebook.com