The 11th Annual Eagle Mushroom and Wild Food Festival returns Friday, August 27 through Sunday August 29 in Eagle Ranch. It will bring national experts in mushroom and wild food foraging, cuisine, cultivation and adventuring to Eagle, CO.
‘The chamber is pleased to assume a leadership role with the Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival to ensure that this popular event continues to attract visitors to Eagle from throughout the county, the front range, Colorado and the country,’ said Dan Brown, Partners Environmental Consulting and chamber vice president and president of its Eagle Economic Vitality Foundation.
Brown further said, ‘The festival’s income is generated through ticket sales and sponsors; this revenue benefits local businesses that are hosting an event at their facility, nearly all income is kept local. The net proceeds will enable the chamber to offer training programs for local businesses.’
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The 2021 festival provides an opportunity for guided mushroom and wild food forays, presentations on a variety of mushroom and wild food topics by exceptionally qualified individuals at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday morning, followed by mushroom Cooking Classes at Zealous School, a mix and mingle with the presentators at Pickled . Kitchen + Pantry, and a fine dining experience at The Assembly.
On Sunday, the day begins with guided forays in the mountains surrounding Eagle, followed with an ID Table, and closes with a mushroom sauté and pasta bar (LTBA) and music provided by Hardscrabble.
Bonfire Brewing and 7 Hermits Brewing will create a featured beer and High County Kombucha will prepare a special brew for the festival. Know Your Mushrooms, a film by Ron Mann, will be shown Saturday, August 28, 3 p.m. at the Eagle Library.
The festival is a celebration of the natural world and its bounty in our mountain community. Additional information and tickets are available at eaglemushroomfest.com or call 970.306.2262.