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Medicinal and Edible Mushroom Workshop

  • 10am meet in the Woods, then at Blue Dragon at 1pm (map)

Join Paul Lagreze and Dr. Nitya Eisenheim for a workshop exploring medicinal and edible mushrooms in the woods and kitchen. Learn about the symbiotic relationships between trees and their fungi, identify wild mushrooms, including how to sustainably harvest them, then learn how to prepare and taste these delightful forest delicacies. Recipes, tea and samples provided.

Sunday, October 14th

10am-3pm; 12-1pm lunch break(bring your lunch or purchase in between the morning and afternoon sessions)


To be determined for the morning session, somewhere in Franklin county. We will meet at the Blue Dragon Apothecary in Greenfield for the afternoon session.

Fee: $60 paypal, cash, check or credit card accepted ($5 processing fee added for cc and paypal).

Please RSVP by September 30th and we will let you know the location to meet up at 10am. • 413 676 9009 •

For over 20 years Paul Lagreze has cultivated forest grown shiitakes and has foraged for wild mushrooms. These mushrooms, along with other wild edibles are sold at local farmers markets, restaurants and grocery stores under the brand name NEW Edibles. Paul also teaches introductory mushroom courses at Greenfield Community College and has taught many mushroom cultivation and foraging workshops throughout the valley.