Free Morels?!

13 03 2009

If you’re a hardcore foodie, that should have gotten your attention.  I got an e-mail this morning inviting me to enter a contest at  Unfortunately, I’m not a mushroom person.  I’ve never had a morel so I have no idea what I would actually do with 2lbs of them, but I figured some of you might be interested.  Just follow the link and it will bring you to a blog post with all the details and an opportunity to enter.

Marx Foods – The First Morels of the Year Up for Grabs


Press Release – Hunt Morel Mushrooms In Petoskey Area

17 02 2009

Got this press release from the Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau…

May 14 – 17, 2009

Boyne City, MI – The 49th Annual Morel Mushroom Festival will take place May 14-17 in Boyne City on beautiful Lake Charlevoix.

Come forage the woods in search of the rare morel mushrooms. If you’ve never hunted for these tasty treats, don’t worry – a guided practice hunt is one of the activities on Friday the 15th. And you don’t want to miss the Wine & Dine dinner sponsored by the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce – mushrooms guaranteed!

The National Morel Mushroom Hunting Championship is held on Saturday the 16th as part of the festival. Here, hunters can win prizes in a variety of categories. There will also be a carnival with rides and games for the kids, mushroom seminars and the “Morel Taste” of Boyne where visitors can sample the best mushroom recipes from area restaurants and see cooking demonstrations from area chefs. Visit or contact the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce at (231) 582-6222.