Bergen County Audubon Society Meeting

  • Teaneck Creek Conservancy 20 Puffin Way Teaneck, NJ, 07666 United States

Habitat and Season – Wild Food Plants for Birds and People by Bobcat Saunders.

Both habitat and season are key determinants of wild food plants available for birds and people to eat. He will talk about their relationships, including pictures, food samples, recipes and a handout. Bobcat Saunders has been cooking and eating wild foods for over 5 decades, and lives tokeep finding new and better ways to cook them. He has researched cooking from many countries, both formally and from regular everyday cooks (ex. Greece, Turkey, Peru, China). He has also studied with Tom Brown, Jr. (The Tracker), “Wildman” Steve Brill, David Winston, and Peeka Trenkle.   For twenty years, he has   taught “Going Wilder in the Kitchen” classes about cooking and healing with wild plants, herbs and mushrooms, fora number of nature centers and outdoor organizations inNJ,  NY and PA area.