September 15 – 16, 2018

Fall Mushroom Retreat

Fungi for food, health, cultivation and restoration

with John Michelotti

Go Mushroom Foraging!
Make Medicinal Mushroom Tinctures!
Grow your own Mushrooms!

This 2-day mushroom retreat will cover how Fungi can help people and regenerate the planet. We will immerse ourselves in identification, life cycle and ecology, medicinal properties & preparations, & mushroom cultivation.

Whether you are a beginner or expert mycologist there is much to learn about the world of Fungi. This retreat is relevant to teachers, wilderness educators, farmers, chefs, gardeners, homesteaders, hobbyists, DIY-ers or anyone excited to learn about fungi.

All participants will leave with:

• A deeper appreciation & understanding of fungi

• A self-made mushroom tincture

• A self-made oyster mushroom inoculation

• A self-made Wine-cap Stropharia mushroom inoculation

Teacher

John Michelotti

John is the owner of Catskill Fungi whose mission is to empower people through Fungi via outdoor guided mushroom classes, cultivation courses, educational talks, private consultations, mushroom art, and mushroom health supplements which he makes from mushrooms he grows on his family farm in the Catskill Mountains.

Details & Pricing

Saturday, 9/15, 9 am to Sunday, 9/16, 12 pm

 

Cost: $235 (includes lodging on Saturday, plus lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday)

A commuter rate of $180 per person includes meals as above and no lodging.

Please contact Linda at lindafelch@bluedeer.org with any questions about this program or registration.

Please plan to arrive at the Blue Deer Center by 8:30 am on September 15th. 

Transportation options can be found by clicking on the link on your registration confirmation or by clicking here.

We offer the option of special meals for those with certain dietary restrictions (gluten-free, dairy-free, gluten- and dairy-free) for an additional fee of $15 per day. If you have other dietary restrictions, please email catering@bluedeer.org to discuss your needs.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation of your reservation more than 14 days prior to arrival entitles you to a full refund of tuition less a $25 processing fee. If you cancel 8 to 14 days prior to arrival, your program fee, less a $25 processing fee, will be held for you to use in another future program up to a year.  If you cancel 2 to 7 days prior to arrival, your program fee, less a $25 processing fee and food costs, will be held for you to use in another future program up to a year. No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations received less than 48 hours before a program’s start date. Refunds will be processed within 2 weeks of cancellation.