Chanterelle season begins! Chef Ian leads the group into Merck Forest to unfold this summer’s golden chanterelle treasures. Come join the fun as we learn proper foraging techniques, safety precautions, field guide knowledge, wild mushroom identification and culinary applications. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.
*Meet in the parking lot at Merck Forest and Farmland Center in Rupert
Ian Vair is a chef and owner of Chaga Moon, a web-based business selling products made from the chaga mushroom. He and his wife also sell their products at local farmers markets. His interest in mushrooms and the study of mycology began over ten years ago and has since grown from hobby to thriving business.