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5thgiantshiitakeflyerANNOUNCING THE 5th GIANT MUSHROOM FESTIVAL AT INTERLACHEN, FLORIDA

Want to get away from the cold Winter to sunny Florida for a weekend?

Come to the fabulous 5th Giant Shiitake Mushroom Festival in Interlachen this January 14, 2017 at the Interlachen Old Town Hall and Jenkin’s Park.

FREE mushroom workshops, live music, and storytelling.

Mushroom dishes and Turkey Tail Mushrooms Tea

FOR FURTHER DETAILS VISIT WWW.PMHIGH.COM

Our main speaker is Barry Glidden, who has gone chaga hunting in Maine and Vermont this past year and written a new book, Confessions of a Wild Chaga Hunter. Check his website for further info at http://pmhigh.com/fest.html

Workshops in Old Town Hall ~ FREE

9-10:30 Shiitake History, Nutrition and Future in Interlachen, Growing with a Dripline, Timer and Tarp. Pat High, Grower, MS in Ag/Envir Engineering
11-12:30 Confessions of a Wild Chaga Hunter, What the USDA Doesn’t Want You to Know by Barry Glidden, will share his new book, harvesting, uses, recent discoveries and his Chaga products from this Ancient Native American recently discovered secret poly-pore, tree mushroom! Check www.chagagoldenproducts.com
1-2:30 Preparing Shiitake with Interlachen High School Culinary Class and Chef Tyson
3-4:30 Home Processing Shiitakes for Health and Wealth: Shiitake Dying on Silks and Wools, Shiitake Pickles, Soaps and Salves by Sheila Cates, local Shiitake grower and user extreme. Come experience and learn how to make her incredible silks, wools, pickles, soaps, and products!

Bands and Stage at Caboose!!

10:00 Dennis Fermin ~ Spanish Guitar
12:30 Presentation of 4 Awards for Contest Winners!
12:45 Hula Hoop Demonstration
1:00-3:00 Blew Country, Billy Ennis, Blues,Country, Americana Originals
3:00-5:00 Story Teller ~ The Giant Mushroom that Saved the World

FREE ~ ALL DAY ~ at the Caboose
Shiitake Log Plugging!
Oyster and Wine Cap Mushroom Bag Making!
Turkey Tail Tea Samples!