Gourmet Gone Wild

Grant: # 1291

Grant Amount: $59,395.60

Board Decision Year: 2013

Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Division (Lansing)

Wildlife Division

Renton, Taylor ([email protected])

GLFT - Other Great Lakes Stewardship- - Other Great Lakes Stewardship

Project Details

Gourmet Gone Wild is a program that connects with urban and suburban constituencies and enhances their interest in and support for hunting and angling by building on their interests in gourmet and local foods. This grant enabled the program to to host events focused on eating locally-sourced fish and game through hands-on fishing and cooking lessons for 1,700 young urban professionals.While reaching out to these young professionals, Gormet Gone Wild was able to raise awareness of the connections between the fish on their plate and where it came from, the Great Lakes.