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Thursday, August 17
 

11:30am PDT

Building a Laminar HEPA Flow Hood DIY HANDS ON
Need to build a laminar and waiting around for an easy DIY workshop? Here you go! Watch as staff and participants quickly piece together a small portable flow hood that will be used for years to come at the festival and learn how to design and procure the parts and filters you will need.

Speakers
avatar for Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener, who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than twenty-two years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain... Read More →
avatar for Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Sharondale Mushroom Farm
Mark Jones operates Sharondale Mushroom Farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.  He grows gourmet and medicinal  mushrooms, mushroom spawn, and a diverse garden with small fruit, fiber, and flowering plants.  He teaches workshops about mushroom cultivation and designing perennial... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Telluride High School Cafeteria 721 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435

3:00pm PDT

Beginner Mushroom Cooking Class
Learn the basics of culinary preparation of mushrooms with Graham Steinruck. Hands-on techniques and skills will be taught along with a tasting at the end of class.

Speakers
avatar for Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck served as the 2012 editor of SporesAfield, the newsletter for the Colorado Mycological Society, as well as the vice president of the club in 2011. He volunteers for the Arkansas Valley Mushroom Club as a chief identifier. He is a presenter at the Telluride Mushroom... Read More →


Thursday August 17, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Telluride High School Culinary Classroom Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO. 81435
 
Friday, August 18
 

10:00am PDT

Media Preparation for Cultivating Mushrooms on Straw and Other Agricultural Byproducts
Many mushrooms can be cultivated on straw and agricultural by-products (pleurotus, stropharia, psilocybe, calocybe, volvariella and many more). Come learn from this hands-on demo how to prepare the media for spawning and different techniques and containers that are species dependent. Taught by Festival STAFF Kris Holstrom, Peter McCoy

Speakers
avatar for Kris Holstrom

Kris Holstrom

Tomten Farm
Kris Holstrom is the owner of Tomten Farm, a high altitude, off-grid, permaculture based research, demonstration and education farm at 9000’ near Telluride, Colorado. She consults on permaculture designs, edible and medicinal landscaping, school and community gardens through her... Read More →
avatar for Peter McCoy

Peter McCoy

Radical Mycology
Peter McCoy is a founder and author of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and movement that teaches the means to easily work with mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological resilience. For the last 8 years, Radical Mycology has provided free resources... Read More →


Friday August 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Elks Park 123 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435

1:00pm PDT

Advanced Mushroom Cooking Class
If you already know your stuff and want to refine your techniques, this is the class for you. Graham will help the already experienced mushroom chef dial in their skills. Hands-on learning and tastes at the end of class!

Speakers
avatar for Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck served as the 2012 editor of SporesAfield, the newsletter for the Colorado Mycological Society, as well as the vice president of the club in 2011. He volunteers for the Arkansas Valley Mushroom Club as a chief identifier. He is a presenter at the Telluride Mushroom... Read More →


Friday August 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Telluride High School Culinary Classroom Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO. 81435

5:00pm PDT

Wild Foods Dinner
Join forager and wild foods advocate, Katrina Blair, for a meal prepared from locally procured wild foods, as well as wholesome organic farmed items. Katrina will walk to the Telluride Mushroom Festival from Durango (a week-long hike) and collect much of the fare for the WildFoods Dinner on her way. 

You won’t believe how amazing Katrina is! She gave a TEDxTalk called "13 Global Plants for Survival," and is the founder of the Local Wild Food Café at Turtle Lake Refuge. The dinner is sure to consist of delicious and elegantly prepared roots, mushrooms, berries, leaves, seeds and needles from evergreen trees, dandelions, amaranth, lamb’s-quarter, high-alpine bistort and plantain that you’ll have to try to believe. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet Katrina and enjoy living food from wild lands. Tickets are limited, so purchase early for this unique event.

Accompanying the meal is music by Jesse John Shavel.

Please note this is event has an extra fee.

Speakers
avatar for Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair began studying wild plants in her teens when she camped out alone for a summer to focus on eating wild foods.  She later wrote “The Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the San Juan Mountains” for her senior project at Colorado College.  In 1997 she completed a... Read More →


Friday August 18, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Town Park Core Area 500 East Colorado Ave., Telluride, CO. 81435
 
Saturday, August 19
 

9:00am PDT

Mushroom Breakfast Attendee Cook-off
Attendees will be provided with mushrooms and breakfast supplies to create their own mushroom delicacies with the guidance of Graham Stienruck, our featured chef.  After the preparation, attendees will sit down to breakfast together!

Speakers
avatar for Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck

Graham Steinruck served as the 2012 editor of SporesAfield, the newsletter for the Colorado Mycological Society, as well as the vice president of the club in 2011. He volunteers for the Arkansas Valley Mushroom Club as a chief identifier. He is a presenter at the Telluride Mushroom... Read More →


Saturday August 19, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Telluride High School Culinary Classroom Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO. 81435

9:00am PDT

Wild Foods Foray
Katrina Blair will dazzle you with the amazing foods that you can find right outside your door. Learn about these foods and then go on a foray with her after her lecture.

Note: this is event is a paid event, fee is $25.

MEETING PLACE: BEHIND THE OAK STREET PARK AND THE SHERIDAN OPERA HOUSE ON NORTH FIR STREET

Speakers
avatar for Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair

Katrina Blair began studying wild plants in her teens when she camped out alone for a summer to focus on eating wild foods.  She later wrote “The Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the San Juan Mountains” for her senior project at Colorado College.  In 1997 she completed a... Read More →


Saturday August 19, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Mountains in and around Telluride