April 2022 Schedule – Workshops & Events at Shaggy Jack’s

Friday-Saturday April 8-9 10:00-5:00
Grand Opening
Free Hot Mushroom Coffee For Every Customer! Coffee infused with a blend of functional mushrooms.
Join us at our Grand Opening as we celebrate this cool new adventure promoting culinary & functional mushrooms and mushroom products, as well as wild, local and artisan food & goods! Come and check out our new retail, classroom & food prep space!

Saturday April 9 5:00-7:00
Building A Mushroom Community On The Sunshine Coast
Mushrooms are exploding in popular consciousness in our culture right now. We invite mushroom foragers, cultivators, entrepreneurs, chefs, wellness professionals, researchers, craft producers and others who are interested in building a positive network of mushroom-forward folks on the Sunshine Coast. Let’s all share ideas on how we can grow a vibrant, mutually supportive mushroom community on the Sunshine Coast. Beverages and snacks served. 

Friday April 22 5:00-7:00
Sunshine Coast Palate Magazine Meet ‘n Greet
Meet Sunshine Coast Palate publishers Andrea Coates & Jody Franklin. We invite the local food community – chefs, brewers, farmers, craft producers and others – to join us and discuss ideas as to how we may help promote local food & your business through our magazines and social media. Beverages and snacks served. RSVP andrea@orcaspod.ca

Saturday April 23 10:00-1:00
Spring Mushroom Foraging Class & Forest Walk – SOLD OUT – NEXT CLASS IN MAY
It’s spring mushroom season! Learn about morels and other spring mushrooms in class, followed by a forest walk to forage for oysters, turkey tails and other spring fungi.

Thursday April 28 7:00-9:30
The History & Uses Of Magic Mushrooms Talk
Register Here
Join Shaggy Jack for an interactive slideshow & talk exploring the rich cultural history of magic mushrooms, from ancient indigenous cultures, through the psychedelic 60s, to the emerging interest in the medicinal properties of psilocybin today. Learn about the traditional uses of these mushrooms, “tripping,” microdosing and current & future medical applications. Advance registration only, no walk-ups.
Ages 18+, seating limited to 20. Doors open at 7:00, talk starts promptly at 7:30. $15/person