Last Forage at the George was a packed house and an awesomely informative time. Get in early, grab a beer, and learn how to get dig up some great, natural, free food. Who doesn’t like free food? More info below
Join Coast Community Radio’s Food Talk hosts Kristin Frost Albrecht and Teresa Retzlaff for another foraging feast at the Fort George Brewery + Public House in Astoria. The Forage at the George program Thursday, April 19, will feature Carla Cole, Natural Resource Manager for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park and Matt Hunter, shellfish specialist with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Marine Resource Program in a convers
ation about what’s in season now in the North Coast landscape. Fiddlehead ferns, nettles, shellfish, salmon and more- spring is a great time to get outside and harvest some of the most flavorful wild foods of the year.
The panel will share stories, harvesting and preparation tips, and provide guidance on how to forage responsibly and safely. Taste samples of some of the recipes being discussed, and add a whole new list of ingredients to your springtime menu.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. for those wanting to purchase beverages at the George before the free public event. Programs take place in the Fort George’s Lovell Building showroom.