7237/7239 Ella Rd
Sooke, BC V9Z 0R8
Our annual Mushroom Workshop.
A day to explore the wonderful variety of fungi on the Wild West Coast!
A day to explore the wonderful variety of fungi on the Wild West Coast with 3 Fun Guys, Tom, Dante & Steve!
Autumn is approaching and with it comes the meaty and mystical mushrooms. Join us for a day of ‘mushroom fever’. We will be sharing skills in safely identifying, sustainable gathering, preserving and cooking. Learn the best local edible varieties and medicinal conks. These gifts from nature support our immune system and allow us to connect with the earth, understand how you extract their potent powers.
The day will also include a delicious wild-foraged Mushroom Dinner!
What we’ll cover;
- How to safely identify
- Where to find mushrooms
- Understanding mushroom families
- Reading forest ecology
- Preserving methods
- Preparing mushrooms so they are delicious
- Medicinal mushrooms
- Medicine extracting
This is an introduction to wild mushroom foraging, we will not be harvesting mushrooms with our time, but fresh specimens will be brought to view, and potentially find some fungi in the field that we are at. We will also be sharing our favorite recipes with you, and how to introduce them to your kitchen & diet.
$120 for the whole day of mushroom education, including Wild-foraged mushroom dinner.
$90 to come for the day without dinner. (12-5pm)
Under 10yrs free for the workshop, $20 for dinner.
To sign up send e-trans to firstname.lastname@example.org
7237/7239 Ella Rd. Sooke.
5th driveway down Ella road, on the left. You will see driftwood address sign at the road, drive down long driveway along blackberry bushes, parking is available. If there is not enough parking you can park along Ella road. There is a public bus stop only 5min walk away. When you arrive, come around the right hand side to the back space behind the house – you’ll see us there!
About – Shire by the Sea
We seek to create a harmonious culture of humans living in attunement with the natural community of plants, animals and elemental powers. Through offering nature education workshops, retreats & culinary events, art, healing, ceremony and celebratory events we strive to inspire further generations of land stewards and community co-operatives by sharing the knowledge needed to sustain and thrive as human beings. Honoring all life forces & fostering a deeper commitment with the Earth, we attend to the interwoven threads of personal, community and bioregional relationships.
We endeavour to honour the land and its people by strengthening our relationship and responsibilities to the land. We acknowledge that we live and work on unceded Coast Salish Territories.