>July is National Blueberry Month. We have a publication if you’re picking blueberries and want to know how to preserve them. Included is information on nutrition and health, selection, cleaning, storage and juice extraction as well as recipes.
>Find, identify and use wild berries with Mat-Su/Copper River District 4-H agent Lee Hecimovich at the Matanuska Experiment Farm Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. This workshop is free, but registration is required. Please call 745-3360 to register or with questions.
>If you want to collect, identify prepare and/or preserve wild edible mushrooms, the Mat-Su/Copper River District Office is offering Introduction to Mushrooms of the Mat-Su Region August 19-21. Students can register for the Friday lecture for $20 or the entire course for $100. For more information, call 745-3360 or view the flier. Registration is available online.