Meet Dina Falconi, herbalist, teacher, and author, of Feasting and Foraging. In this episode, we hear about her journey toward leading a meaningful, healthy life and finding natural medicine through food. Specializing in permaculture and herbal healing, Dina explores about how we can make changes in our everyday lives to improve our physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Dina's journey with plants beginning at age 11 in the East Village of NYC
Micky Carter, Dina's early mentor
Worked and studied at an herb company with Pam Montgomery, https://www.wakeuptonature.com/about/
William Lassasier--herbal teacher
Earthy Bodies and Heavenly Hair
Dina's work in the Hudson River Valley, NY creating virtual teachings with her son and filmmaker Sam Falconi
How Dina shares content on digital media without a cellphone
Dina talks about living without a cellphone
Claire Dunn Episode
Dina's clinical herbalist is connected to food activism and foraging
How do city dwellers experience wild foods?
Ecosystem stewardship and land care are big themes for foragers
A discussion about invasives
The process of creating Foraging and Feasting
Wendy Hollender / illustrator for Foraging and Feasting
Plant foraging and healing with herbs as a growing topic of interest/ the "hipster wave"
Knowledgeable foraging can create more biodiversity and abundance in the landscape
Slow living as plant literacy, observing nature's processes
Botanical Arts Press
Dina Falconi's YouTube Channel
In the Wild Kitchen
Connect with Dina Falconi
Dina's Website, www.botanicalartspress.com
Foraging and Feasting by Dina Falconi, Illustrated by Wendy Hollender
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Original music by John Kingsley. Our technical partner for this series is CitizenRacecar, Post-Production by Alex Brouwer and José Miguel Baez, Coordinated by Gabriela Montequin and Mary Ball. The Good Dirt is a part of the Connectd Podcasts Network.
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