Jun 21-23, 2024

The Wilderness At Your Doorstep

Laura Chávez Silverman helps people access the wild within and around them. As the founding naturalist of The Outside Institute, she teaches slow, intentional and embodied ways of seeing and being in relation to the land, including foraging for edible and medicinal plants. In this presentation, held outside (of course), she’ll delve into what it means to really live where you live—regardless of where that may be—and recommend practices to connect you to the land and your own true nature. Foraged refreshments of the season will be served.

Photograph by Noah Kalina 

Jun 22, 10:00am to 11:00am
The Darby, 9 Manor Drive, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
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Laura Chávez Silverman

Laura Chávez Silverman is a writer, naturalist and founder of The Outside Institute, which offers guided nature walks, foraging education, wildcrafting workshops and botanical mixology in the Western Catskills. By nurturing humanity’s innate affinity for the wild, she hopes to inspire an essential reciprocity between all beings. The Outside Institute has published three volumes of its Field Guide to the Northeast and runs an outpost for nature-inspired goods and provisions at 39 Lower Main Street in Callicoon, New York.

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