Friday, May 21, 2010

City of Merchants Benefit is Tomorrow!


Tomorrow the New Amsterdam Market is having a day of events at the Marble cemetery in the East Village to raise money and awareness for their on going effort to build a full time market in New York City. I'll be there!

Tickets are as low as $25.

It's going to be a lot of fun and I'm particularly looking forward to Wild Botanicals specialty market from 11-1 that features foraged foods from Vermont foragers extraordinaire Nova Kim and Les Hook who hand gather everything and are the founders of the Wild Food Gatherers Guild If you just attend in the morning for the wild botanicals market it is only $5.

Here's a list of some of the things they will be bringing:

Salad Greens
Angelica leaves
Virginia Waterleaf
Sedum
Pepperwort leaves
Clintonia leaves
Trout lily
Oxeye daisy
May flower
Evening Primrose
Amaranth tips
Watercress
Spearmint
Watermint
Cattail Hearts
Sorrels

Pot Herbs
Stinging Nettles
Wood Nettles
Dandelion Greens
Yellow Dock/Docks
Red Asparagus
Bracken Ferns

Roots, Bulbs, & Tubers
Daylilies
Sarsparilla
Crinkle root
Pepper root
Wild Ginger

Mushrooms
Morels
Pheasant's Back

Seasonings
Sweet Fern
Wintergreen & Berries
Yarrow

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