University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute is using the month of March to launch its Eat Wisconsin Fish campaign, an effort designed to educate consumers about the benefits of eating local fish. Here’s how you can be part of the fun:
Get a free apron & enter for a chance to win a WI-shaped skillet!
Starting this weekend, those who buy two pounds of Wisconsin fish at the east and west-side Willy Street Co-Ops and the west-side Seafood Center will receive a free Eat Wisconsin Fish apron. Those who tweet a picture wearing the apron with #eatwisconsinfish or post it to UW Sea Grant’s Facebook page will be entered to win a Wisconsin-shaped iron skillet from the Madison-based American Skillet Company.
Monday, March 10
A free talk about Great Lakes Fish and Fishing by UW Sea Grant fisheries outreach specialist Titus Seilheimer, 6-7;30 pm at the Willy Street Co=op West Community Room.
Wednesday, March 12
Madison’s Next Door Brewing Company will host a local fish and beer dinner event, featuring arctic char from Aqua Terra. Tickets are $60; call 608-729=3683 for details.
Monday, March 31
A free talk about aquaponics and yellow perch by UW Sea Grant aquaculture outreach specialist Fred Binkowski, focusing on work being done at Milwaukee-based Growing Power. 6-7:30 pm, at the Willy Street Co-op Community Room.
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