When: Saturday, Apr 20, 2019, 12:00AM
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Saturday April 20th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, $30 per person

Curious and hungry foragers will be led in small groups on a foraging excursion, learning about ocean delicacies, Pacific oysters and Manila clams direct from their shells on the shellfish research farm of Vancouver Island University at Deep Bay. Foragers will learn about First Nations’ use of shellfish, Vancouver Island’s marine ecology, and species identification. Local experts will discuss where and how to forage for shellfish and other edibles locally and how to make sure that your shellfish is safe to eat.

Participants will also receive recipes for delicious ways to cook their ocean treasures. Participants must have theirtidal waters sport fishing licence prior to arriving.

Register through the Regional District of Nanaimo here!