Join the Fantastic Forage Mushroom Festival! Featuring guided walks, lectures, music, kids activities and exhibits and more!

3rd Annual Fantastic Forage 2017 Dates: Sept 23-24, 2017

Location: Tavern 27 2075 Parade Road, Laconia NH 03246

The 2017 Schedule is in the works!! We are currently accepting applications for vendors and presenters.

Please email: mushrooms@fantasticforage.com for vendor information.

 

 

2016 Schedule:
SATURDAY 10:00am - 3:00pm

10:00 am Registraion, *PURCHASE YOUR FESTIVAL PIN* and vendors open

10:30 am Mushroom Foray with Eric Milligan of NH Mushroom Company
Meet at Mushroom Display tent and walk to local close to Tavern 27

10:30 am Intro to Mushrooming, Presentation by Stephanie Doyle of New Hampshire Mushroom Company

11:30am Shiitake Log Plugging Demo- Dave Wichland of Wichland Woods

12pm Foray returns (drop mushrooms at display table)

1pm Medicinal Mushrooms for Beginners – Nathan Searles, Forgotten Traditions

2pm Mushroom Trivia

2:30pm Table Talk – Eric Milligan of New Hampshire Mushroom Company

3pm End of day.

SUNDAY 10:00am - 3:00pm

10:00 am Registration & Vendors Open

10:30 am Foray w/ Rick Meet OFF SITE at Ahern State Park in Laconia

10:30am Wild Edibles in our Area – Presentation by Stephanie Doyle of New Hampshire Mushroom Company

11:30 Chaga and Reishi 101- Presentation by Nathan Searles of Forgotten Traditions

12:00pm Foray returns (Drop your mushrooms at the display table)

1:00 pm Foraged Finds from the Weekend, Table Talk w/Dr. Rick Van De Poll

2pm Mushroom Trivia

3pm End of Festival...See you next year!!

Click here for printable schedule.

Please email: mushrooms@fantasticforage.com for vendor information.

 

 

The Festival is FREE! We are however asking that you support the festival (and help us to keep it free) by purchasing a commemorative festival pin.

 

Giving Back:

Proceeds from the festival will be used to purchsed Mushroom Growing Kits for the Opeechee Middle School Science classrooms!

What to Bring For Foraging:

Dress Appropriately for Weather
Bring a basket, preferably one with larger weave so that when you are gathering, the spores can still spread.

DO NOT EAT ANY MUSHROOMS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED AS SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION!!

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