Adventure Speaker Series- Food For The Trail - Virginia Lang

Olympia Branch Meet the Mountaineers Adventure Speaker Series & Potluck featuring "Food For The Trail by Virginia Lang". Make food your favorite item of the 10 essentials! Learn the difference between a goji berry and a sultana raisin. Unravel the mysteries of buying in bulk at two of Thurston Count's best kept secrets, the Olympia Food Co-ops. You can save money and have the best food on the trail. Virginia Lange, of the Olympia Food Co-op, will bring samples and ideas for unique and wonderful foods for hiking and backpacking.
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Who: All members and anyone interested in learning more about the Mountaineers are welcome.

What: The Monthly Meet the Mountaineers Adventure Speaker Presentation and Potluck. Bring a dish to share, your own plate and flatware. No paper tossing at our potlucks!

Where: Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Road. (From I-5, Plum Street, head north, left side, next to Priest Point Park)

When: The first Wednesday of the Month, September to May (excluding November), at 6:00 PM for a shared potluck and socializing hour, followed by an Outdoor Adventure Presentation at 7:00 PM

Why: Meet your fellow Mountaineers, share ideas, learn about others’ escapades and adventures, and connect with our great community of outdoor enthusiasts. (Librarian Maxine Dunkelman will have a selection of books available for checkout to Mountaineer Club members. Contact her at if you have special requests.)

Join us for this interesting and useful presentation on food for the trail, at the Friends Center on May 6 at 7pm!  For more information, go to


Adventure Speaker Series Chair- Carolyn Burreson

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