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Have you ever wondered how to cook wild mushrooms or fillet a fish? Did you know highly nutritious foods grow all over the U.P. that you can collect and prepare for your family? Are you and your family interested in spending more time together exploring the outdoors? If you answered yes, then this class is for you!

Join MSU Extension nutrition educators and local wild foods experts in this foraged foods adventure. Learn what wild foods are safe to eat and how to identify them, where to find wild foods on public lands and harvest sustainably, how to prepare various foraged foods and ways to save on grocery bills by collecting nutritious wild foods.

Class conducted on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., on the following dates and towns:
July 22-Pickford PAL Center
Aug. 19-Newberry
Sept. 16-Rudyard
Oct. 21-Sault
Nov. 18-Brimley

Seasonal topic and food at each location, for detailed location information, please contact MSUE.

To register or for more information, please contact the Mackinac County MSUE Office at 906-643-7307 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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