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How Alaska's Salmon Became Wild

Date: 09/27/2012

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Campus Club 4th Floor Coffman Memorial Union

Cost: $38


There is a lot of debate about sustainable practices in the seafood industry, particularly when it comes to salmon, the third most popular seafood in the US after shrimp and canned tuna. To learn more about important and tasty resource, come to the Campus Club's salmon buffet dinner, featuring salmon from Sitka Shares, the Midwest's first community supported fishery. Read about Sitka Shares and sustainable fishing here: http://www.sitkasalmonshares.com/index.html

Dr. Nicholaas Mink, co-founder of Sitka Shares, will give an informative talk on "How Alaska's Salmon became Wild". Nicolaas Mink is a food author, entrepreneur, reformer, and professor. He serves as the Urban Sustainable Food Fellow at Butler University's Center for Urban Ecology. During summer, he coordinates education and outreach programs at the Sitka Conservation Society in Sitka, Alaska. He's also the Chief Salmon Steward and Co-Founder of Sitka Salmon Shares, which established the first Community Supported Fishery in the Twin Cities (and other Midwestern cities) this summer. Nic received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin--Madison.

Sample, compare and contrast three different types of salmon: Taku River, Sitka King and Sitka Coho, plus Sweet Corn Succotash, and Cornercopia Heirloom Tomato Relish. Sautéed Broccoli and Greens with Garlic & Chilies, Roasted Squash and Root Vegetables, and Apple Raspberry Galette with Whipped Crème Fraiche.

$38.00 Non-members are welcome! Reservations are required, please call 612-626-7788.



East River Garage

Reservation Information:

Call 612-626-7788 to reserve your place. Non-members please have a credit card at the ready.

More information: http://www.campusclubumn.org/files/Salmon%20Flier%20Web.pdf

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Phil Platt at the Campus Club - 612-625-1442

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