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Summer Wild Mushroom Foray

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Foraging for mushrooms

About the event

Are you ready to bask in the warmth of summer while uncovering the secrets of the forest floor? Join us for an extraordinary Summer Mushroom Foray with foraging expert, Mike Kempenich, aka Gentleman Forager!


🌳 Event Details:

📅 Date: Saturday, August 10th

🕒 Time: 10-3

📍 Location: Within 2 hours of Minneapolis (Location will be disclosed 1-2 days prior to the event)


🌿 What to Expect:

👉 The Ultimate Summer Foray: Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of wild mushrooms as we embark on a quest to find exquisite treasures like chanterelles, black trumpets, lobster mushrooms, Chicken of the woods, and more! Our foray location is carefully selected based on seasonal conditions to ensure the best possible experience.

🎤 Informative Talk: Mike Kempenich will kick off the day with an engaging discussion about the fascinating mushrooms you may encounter, where to look and why. Learn to identify these culinary gems and the unique environments they thrive in.

🍄 Guided Foraging: After the talk, venture into the woods alongside Mike for an immersive 2-3 hours of mushroom hunting. With his expertise, you’ll gain the experience to spot, identify, gather, and savor these delightful forest finds. Feel free to ask questions and learn from one of the best!

🍽️ Cooking Showcase: Upon returning from the foray, our talented GF chef, Asher Wolf, will astound you with a cooking demonstration featuring the mushrooms you’ve gathered. Delight in a scrumptious light lunch infused with the flavors of chanterelles, black trumpets, lobster mushrooms, Chicken of the woods, and more. Mike will be on hand to share insights and mushroom lore as you enjoy your meal.

🕐 Total Duration: Approximately 4-5 hours of exhilarating adventure, concluding with a mouthwatering lunch.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the wonders of summer mushrooms, expand your knowledge, and indulge in a forest-to-table dining experience. Whether you’re a seasoned forager or a curious beginner, this event promises an educational and gastronomic delight!

🎟️ Limited Spots Available: Secure your spot now and join us for this one-of-a-kind Summer Mushroom Foray! Nature’s treasures are calling, and the forest is ripe with culinary delights waiting to be discovered.


Let’s savor the flavors of summer, learn about the forest’s hidden gems, and create some new memories in the great outdoors! 🌞🍄


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Event Tickets

General Admission
This ticket includes a guided foray, cooking demo, and lunch with Chef Asher Wolf.


August 10
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Gentleman Forager
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