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Kellogg Manor House Garden Luncheon has a butterfly theme

Did you know that milkweed is a Michigan native perennial and is the only source of food for the caterpillar that turns into the beautiful Monarch butterfly? Learn how to raise Monarch butterflies and milkweed during an upcoming luncheon at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House.

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House’s Garden Luncheon, set for noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, will pair instruction on providing a more inviting space for Monarchs with a delicious three-course meal that was grown with the help of pollinators. The menu will feature:

·         Miso ramen soup and fried wonton skins served with sweet and sour sauce

·         Grilled soy ginger sirloin steak over mixed field greens

·         White chocolate mousse with fresh blueberries, lemon pound cake and mint

The cost of the program is $28/members, and $30/non-members. A wine menu will be provided. 

The Manor House is located at 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr. in Hickory Corners. To learn more about these events, visit conference.kbs.msu.edu, emailconference@kbs.msu.edu, or call (269) 671-2400.

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is part of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station. As MSU’s largest off-campus educational complex, we’ve put our land-grant values into practice for nearly a hundred years as we’ve delivered groundbreaking scientific research and education, community engagement, and historic preservation. As we look forward, our students, staff and faculty are working to understand and solve real-world environmental problems for a better tomorrow.

KBS is more than any individual lab or location. There’s a story behind all that you see; look closer and you’ll find more amazing discoveries than ever before. To learn more about KBS, visit us online at kbs.msu.edu.