- Time:Jun 23 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 2021
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Join the Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative and Ohio Sea Grant for a webinar about seafood safety, grilling tips, and demonstrations of seafood prep and grilling at home using seafood grown in Great Lakes aquaculture!
Preparing fish at home may seem intimidating, but you can do it! Seafood is an important and nutritious source of protein we can all benefit from in our diets. This webinar will show you how to choose, prepare and grill seafood kebabs using trout, catfish and shrimp so you can take advantage of great seafood in the Great Lakes. You’ll also learn important food safety information, from buying, storing and preparing fish and other seafood safely to putting away your leftovers properly.
Food Safety Considerations Prior to Purchasing Seafood
Lauren Jescovitch, Ph.D., Extension Educator
Michigan Sea Grant
Lauren works as an Extension Educator in the Houghton/Hancock area in the Upper Peninsula. Lauren’s work focuses on state and tribal aquaculture and fisheries, HACCP, water quality, and needs assessments.
Food Safety Considerations at Home
Elliot Nelson, Extension Educator
Michigan Sea Grant
Elliot works with coastal communities and businesses in the Eastern Upper Peninsula to apply science-based knowledge to address Great Lakes, Lake Superior, northern Lake Michigan, and northern Lake Huron issues. Elliot’s focus areas include environmental literacy, aquaculture, water and birding trails, and coastal ecosystem restoration.
Grilling in the Great Lakes (demonstration and discussion)
Sharon Moen, Eat Wisconsin Fish Outreach Specialist
Wisconsin Sea Grant
Sharon provides information, trainings and opportunities so that people can make science-based decisions when producing, procuring, marketing or eating fish, especially in Wisconsin. She works with commercial fishers, food-fish producers and fish consumers so that Wisconsin can better support sustainable fisheries industries and improve human health.