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Florida Mushroom Festival

Saturday

Jan 13, 2018 – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

200 Commonwealth Ave
Interlachen, FL 32148 Map

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2018 WORKSHOPS at the OLD TOWN HALL in INTERLACHEN!!!

9-10:30 History & Future of Mushroom Raising by Pat High, Festival Producer and Grower.

11:00-12:30 How to Raise Mushrooms in Florida by Tradd Cotter. Started Mushroom Mountain in Easley, South Carolina, in 1996. Top mushroom teacher/raisers in the Southeast for the Southeast. Check https://mushroommountain.com.

1:00-2:30 Eat 'Em by Blue Water Bay Restaurant in Melrose, Florida. Best 5 Star restaurant in Florida! Will demonstrate gourmet mushroom preparation!

3:00-4:30 Cutting Edge Medicinal Mushroom Research by Tom Lane, author, Gainesville, FL. Major medical and psychological uses today as preventative and treatment. A New Understanding of Mushrooms!

2018 CONTESTS ~ $100 Prizes!!! ~ 12:30 at CABOOSE in JENKINS PARK

1. Best Mushroom in Art ~ Adult ~ must identify species!

2. Best Mushroom in Art (under 14) ~ must identify species!

3. Largest Locally Raised Fresh Mushroom ~ by weight

4. Best Mushroom Recipe ~ must identify species!

~ Enter by 9:00 ~ Judging at 12:30 ~

~ FREE ~ ALL DAY ~ at the Caboose

Shiitake Log Plugging!!!

Oyster and Wine Cap Mushroom Bag Making!!!

Turkey Tail Tea Samples!!!

~ MUSHROOM VENDORS ~ MUSHROOM VENDORS ~ MUSHROOM VENDORS ~

2018 BANDS!!! and Stage at Caboose

9:00 - 10:30 Blew Country ~ Billy Ennis, Americana Originals, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_H3TOnDjiM

11:00 - 12:30 Lee Kelly ~ Irish Folk Music, https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/lee-kelly/id160586756

12:30 - 1:00 AWARDS for CONTESTS!

1:00 - 3:00 Keith Peters ~ Caribbean and Calypso, https://www.reverbnation.com/talkingstick

3:00 - 5:00 The Mushroom Herders ~ North Georgia Progressive Folk, playing original acoustic music, https://estradacjames.bandcamp.com/album/feed-your-head-ep

Sponsors ~ David Wilkes Tree and Lawn Service, Interlachen, FL
Keyser & Sharbaugh, Interlachen, FL
Queen's Hardware, Interlachen, FL
Rainbow Garden Club, Interlachen, FL
Mushroom People, Interlachen, FL

Check www.pmhigh.com/fest.htm and www.facebook.com/FloridaMushroomFestival
386-546-6554