Salmon, mushrooms on the menu at Lake

It’s time again to celebrate the wild edible treats of the Cowichan Valley the annual Salmon and Mushroom Festival at Lake Cowichan.

It’s time again to celebrate the wild edible treats of the Cowichan Valley the annual Salmon and Mushroom Festival at Lake Cowichan.

Held over two days —              Sept. 26-27 — from 10 a.m. to        4 p.m. at Centennial Hall (next to the Cowichan Lake Sport Arena), this event draws an interested group of potential foragers from all across Vancouver Island.

There will be a market of local arts and crafts, baked goods, and a variety of local mushrooms.

Festival events include mushroom identification, cooking demonstrations, mushroom slide show, and Saturday field trips (onsite registration required).

Admission to the festival is only $2 per person and children get in free.

For more information phone 1-250-749-6291 or use the link on the salmonmushroomfestival.com webpage.