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Harvest wild mushrooms in Vermont

foraging

Harvest wild mushrooms in Vermont

5 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
foraging

Harvest wild mushrooms in Vermont

foraging

Harvest wild mushrooms in Vermont

5 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Finding wild mushrooms is a dynamic challenge. We'll start with an overview of what species should be fruiting at the time, as well as learning about environmental indicators (symbiotic trees and plants) and in what kind of places they are likely to be found. With that we'll head off into the forest and fields with baskets and knives. We'll spend as many hours as there are mushrooms gathering both edible and non-edible varieties for identification back at the farm. When we return home we'll identify what we've found and put them to use. Some we'll dry for you to take home, some we'll cook, and some we might even turn into art or medicine.

Your host

Jason

Jason

I've been harvesting wild edibles for 20+ years and have published articles and booklets on identifying common edible mushrooms in the northeast. Having lived in Vermont all my life, I've accumulated plenty of good spots for foraging and am in tune with what grows where, when. I also am an Airbnb host! Stay with our family in Hartland as part of your experience and enjoy the historic Spooner House: https://www.airbnb.com/users/44626157/listings

What's included

Equipment
I'll provide baskets, knives, and bug spray if we need it. If you have a favorite knife and basket please bring them!

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Where you'll be

We will start at the Spooner House and head out either on foot or in car, depending on where we'll be hunting that day. Spooner House is our historic home in Hartland, Vermont. Make a weekend of your mushroom trip by staying with us! https://www.airbnb.com/users/44626157/listings

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Mushroom hunting is weather dependent. The best times are July 20 - Aug 11th & Sep 20-Oct 14. It's not a guarantee that we'll have a good harvest. When in doubt send me a message for forecast info.
Jason
foraging
Harvest wild mushrooms in Vermont
5 reviews
$125 / person
5 reviews
$125 / person