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Foraging for Wild Mushrooms

Join mushroom farmer and forager Robin Mercy for a fun and informative mushroom foray in the forests around Nelson. Learn about the principles of wild mushroom identification, and familiarize yourself with some of our region's most distinctive and delicious fungi. Robin Mercy is the owner of Mr. Mercy's Mushrooms, a certified organic mushroom farm in […]

Wild Herb Walk

Kootenay Co-op 777 Baker Street, Nelson

Join local herbalist Patrick Kooyman on this herb walk, where we will discover and learn about locally growing plants and their uses as food and medicine. Hone your observation skills by learning about the environment in which these plants grow, and practical botanical tips to help identify them. We will discuss ethical and appropriate harvesting […]