Sat, Oct 17 | Deering Oaks Park (Amphitheatre)

Acorns Introduction (FREE!)

Learn how to safely consume oak nuts, also known as acorns - a delicious, versatile, ancient, worldwide food staple!
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Acorns Introduction (FREE!)

Time & Location

Oct 17, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Deering Oaks Park (Amphitheatre), Park Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA

About the event

Acorns, or oak nuts, have remained an important and nutritious food source for many animals, including humans, around the world, for hundreds of thousands of years. The oak tree has sustained human civilization since its inception in countless ways, and acorns are still abundant, delicious and nutritious. Why have we in the Modern West neglected this truly wonderful superfood? How have we in our modern culture nearly forgotten how to harvest, honor and enjoy this incredible gift? 

Learn how to identify, gather, process store, and use acorns in the kitchen. We'll cover identification, collection, storage, processing, cooking, and consumption. Bring a basket to collect some acorns! Donations of $5-10 graciously accepted.

NOTE: Due to the ongoing international COVID-19 pandemic, preventative measures will be strictly enforced. Please wear a mask or a cloth covering over your face, maintain physical distancing throughout the class, and do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

Space in this class is limited to 6 participants. Preregistration, along with a paid deposit, is required to reserve a spot in the class. Deposits may be fully refunded in the event of a cancellation a week or more before the class, if the space is filled. Refunds for last-minute cancellations are unfortunately not available. Please plan accordingly.

Contact Rewild Maine at (207) 449-7738 or rewildmaine@gmail.com if you have any questions. Rewild Maine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We depend on donations from the community to offer free classes and workshops and we are grateful for your support. Scholarships are always available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. If you need financial assistance, please contact us. All donations are tax-deductible.

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