Medicinal and edible mushrooms workshop

Meet the Mushrooms in the woods and in the kitchen.
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 and learn how to prepare these
delightful forest delicacies.
Recipes, teas and samples provided.
$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 •
10am-3pm; 12-1pm lunch break(bring your lunch or purchase in between the morning and afternoon sessions)
Location 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.
About the presenters:
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.
Dr. Nitya Jessica Eisenheim is a Naturopathic health physician who is passionate about herbal medicine, cooking, healthy food and community building. Nitya grew up in NYC going to conventional doctors. She did not know a dandelion from a tomato plant, nonetheless know that plants can actually heal you. Through learning herbal medicine, Ayurveda, integrative nutrition, naturopathic medicine, craniosacral therapy and visceral manipulation, she learned ways to listen to the body and be in harmony with it, instead of feeling confused by the body’s signals or feeling like she was in a constant battle with it. She healed from chronic back pain, irregular menstruation and digestive issues. Dr. Nitya Eisenheim graduated from Bastyr University, considered a top research and academic institution. She has also studied plant spirit medicine with Pam Montgomery at the Partner Earth Education Center and Ayurveda at the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda. She loves foraging for wild edibles and igniting that passion in others

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