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Medicinal Mushroom Tinctures and Vinegars 11/17

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Are you interested in incorporating more of the medicinal benefits of mushrooms into your daily routine? Kickstart your use of this natural superfood with a day of learning and creating at Haw River Mushrooms, and go home with a three months supply of some of the most researched mushroom tinctures (2 oz of Lions Mane (Made together in class!), 1 oz turkey tail, 1 oz Reishi, and 1 oz chaga. This is a $75 value and a great start to a wonderful home apothecary.

Welcome, and start Lion's Mane water decoction
Haw River Mushrooms Farm Tour - see how we grow many varieties of mushrooms indoors on sawdust and outdoors on logs.

Snack Time
We'll try a few mushroom-tastic beverages and horderves. You'll go home with the recipes to make your favorites whenever you want. We change the menu depending on whats in season but expect to try mushroom jerky and chaga tea.

Learning Presentation
Enjoy snacks while we go through a photo filled presentation of the health benefits of some of the most researched medicinal mushrooms, including lions mane, reishi, chaga, turkey tail, and oyster. We’ll provide an overview of some of the current research being done on medicinal mushrooms, the properties of mushrooms, and how different forms of extraction can make a mushroom tincture or infusion more potent.

Next, we'll pour off our Lions Mane tincture that's been simmering all afternoon and combine it with a pre-made alcohol extraction. You'll pour and label your own 2 oz jar to take home.

Class takes place indoors. We will be outdoors for about 40 minutes for the farm tour. Dress in farm appropriate shoes. Part of the tour requires climbing 6 steps, but mushrooms can be brought to any participate that can't climb stairs.

Earlier Event: November 16
Fungi Friday at Country Farm and Home
Later Event: January 20
Mushroom Dinner at Celebrity Dairy