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Wild Mushroom Foraging For Beginners - Vancouver Class Oct 9th

Wild Mushroom Foraging For Beginners - Vancouver Class Oct 9th

Regular price $39.00 CAD
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Shaggy Jack's wildly popular immersive mushroom workshop is taking place in Vancouver for the first time ever! This 2-part class is ideal for beginners who wish to break through the fear factor and learn how to start identifying mushrooms.

Part 1 of the class takes place on
Sunday October 9th
12:00 - 3:30
@ Cork It Winemaking
1427 Crown Street, North Vancouver

Part 1 is a live slideshow & talk that includes:

  • the basics of fungi biology & ecology
  • mushroom habitat
  • everything you need to know to safely identify mushrooms
  • common edible & medicinal mushrooms of Coastal BC
  • processing, preserving & cooking tips for each mushroom

Students have the option of taking Part 1 alone for $39, or taking the full 2-Part class which includes a 2.5 hour forest foraging walk on the Sunshine Coast.

For Part 2, Shaggy Jack will take you on a forest foraging walk to a productive mushroom habitat where you get to apply your newfound identification skills in the field with guidance from an expert. Students get to take home a variety of edible mushrooms to try out.

NOTE: All forest walks take place on the Sunshine Coast near Gibsons or Roberts Creek. Students are responsible for transportation to and from forest walk locations. Available dates are below:

Forest Walk
Monday October 10th 9:00
Sunday October 16th 10:00
Sunday October 23rd 10:00
Sunday November 6th 10:00
Sunday November 13th 10:00
Sunday November 20th 10:00

Group Discounts are available for the $99 beginner classes. Discounts are applied automatically at point of ticket purchase.

Discount 2 people - 5% 
Discount 3-6 people - 15%
Discount 7-11 people - 20%
Discount 11+ people - 25%

Graduate discounts are available for people who have previously taken Shaggy Jack's Wild Mushroom Foraging For Beginners class. Use discount code GRADUATE at checkout. Only one discount applies. Students using the graduate discount code may be contacted to verify participation in previous classes.

Fees
Kids Ages 6-14 - $20 (5 and under free, 15 and up pay adult prices)

Please note: the class contains safety information and must be completed before we take you out into the forest.

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