Winter Talk series at Merryspring

Chef Frank Giglio to share: How to eat an acorn

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CAMDEN — Professional chef Frank Giglio will lead a presentation on how to harvest, process, and eat acorns, Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center.

There’s food underneath your feet, according to Merryspring, in a news release.

In this talk, Frank Giglio will talk about how to gather food from just about anywhere by eating acorns. The talk will cover how to identify oak trees, how to harvest and dry acorns, and different methods for properly processing acorns. Finally, he will share some cooking tips and acorn recipes with the audience.

Frank Giglio is a chef with a passion for utilizing ingredients grown locally. As a father, he actively encourages his children to be a part of the natural world, teaching them about traditional foods and ways of incorporating them into daily meals. Giglio currently serves as the kitchen manager at the Lincolnville Center General Store.

This lecture is part of the Winter Talk series at Merryspring, sponsored by Allen Insurance and Financial.

Admission to Tuesday talks is $5, with free admission for members of Merryspring.

Merryspring is a community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza.

For more information on this program, contact or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


Merryspring Nature Center
Camden  Maine
United States