Talk will be a feast of knowledge on Coast Salish foods

  • Friday, March 21, 2014 12:29pm
  • Life

Rick Castellano of the Island County Historical Society, an expert on Coast Salish foods, will discuss the diverse natural diet of the people who lived here long before foreign settlers arrived. He’ll talk at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW. Castellano explores the wild vegetables, herbs, roots, berries, fish and animals the Coast Salish people ate, and how they gathered, hunted and preserved food. The free presentation is made possible by the Friends of the Stanwood-Camano Library.

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