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Eat Your Invasives

  • Thorn preserve Woodstock NY 12498 usa (map)

Pesky invasive species got you down? Come enjoy a deliciously wholesome way to use these persistent plants.

Woodstock Land Conservancy invites you to “Eat Your Invasives” at the Catskill Center’s Thorn Preserve on Saturday, June 3rd as part of the “First Saturdays on the Trail” series. This event will be led by Aemen Bell, who will be teaching tasty, creative recipes that use invasive species. She will demonstrate how to make pesto with garlic mustard and mugwort. Aemen is a certified Western Herbalist, who also works with the healing power of foods. Before moving to Woodstock, she practiced in NYC, helping over 40,000 people to heal everything from acne to candida to depression with herbs. Shes delighted to share her knowledge of the abundant plants that grow all around us in our amazing, lush, Hudson Valley. Please RSVP for this event to ensure that enough materials are available.

In case of a steady rain or thunderstorms, this event will be cancelled. For weather related updates, check the Woodstock Land Conservancy Facebook page or Tick repellent, hiking boots, and sunscreen are recommended.  

This event is free and open to the public.

The Woodstock Land Conservancy is a non-profit organization committed to the protection and preservation of the open lands, forests, water resources, scenic areas and historic sites in Woodstock and the surrounding area.

The Catskill Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and foster the environmental, cultural and economic well-being of the Catskill region.