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Acorns, whole and cracked, on a table
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Free with admission

Acorns have been a dietary staple for humans from around the world throughout our history. Somehow, Somewhere, we forgot how to eat this nutritional super food. Come learn how to gather, dry, open, and make acorns edible. We will also learn what we can do and make with acorns to create delicious gourmet meals. Tasting samples will be provided!

Please note this program requires pre-registration at and is limited to 20 people.  Please bring a journal/pen, and a pair of pruning shears or a big rock/hammer.

Tim “PrimiTim” Swanson has degrees in Adventure Education Leadership and Adventure Therapy and is a survival skills instructor with over 10 years of experience.  He works with all ages encouraging people to connect with the earth by learning and practicing ancient living skills.  Please visit his site at for more information. 

Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.