Southwest Foraging Book Signing

Rillito Park vendor John Slattery of Desert Tortoise Botanicals released his first book, Southwest Foraging: 117 Wild and Flavorful Edibles, July 20th! Come meet John and get your copy at the Sunday Rillito Park Farmers Market Sunday, August 14th from 9am to noon.

John is a bioregional herbalist helping people develop relationship with wild plants. Seeking out local traditional knowledge and fostering relationships with traditional healers John works towards keeping traditional knowledge alive while embuing it with new perspective gleaned through deep relationship with plants. He founded Desert Tortoise Botanicals, a bioregional herbal product company, in Tucson, AZ in 2005 in order to bring his wildharvested plant medicines to the people of the Southwest.