Fungi & Fermentation

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Fungi & Fermentation

May 19, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

General Admission Applies | Members are Free

Event Tickets
Celebrate mushrooms and all things fermented with a daylong event featuring tastings, demonstrations and classes. Learn to cook with mushrooms, observe an artist painting images of mushrooms or learn how to make kimchi. Enjoy FREE classes with topics such as growing mushrooms, composting, and making mead (space is limited,).

Live music, food vendors, and a ticketed beer garden showcasing regional microbrewers are also part of the fun. Admission to the beer garden is limited to those 21 years and older–ID required. Beer and food sales begin at 11 am. Last call for alcohol is 5:30 p.m.

A free make-a-mushroom hat activity is available for families during the day.

10:30-11:00 .a.m. Kimchi demo
11:00-12:30 p.m. Kasey Rausch performance
12:30-1:30 p.m. Mushroom Growing class (free – space limited)
1:00-4:00 p.m. Mushroom Painting–Hing Wah Hatch (observe and drop in)
1:00-1:30 p.m.  Gochujang Sauce demo
1:30-3:00 p.m. Ernest James performance
2:00-3:00 p.m. Mead 101 Tasting class (free – space limited)
3:00-3:30 p.m. Cooking with Mushrooms demo
3:30-4:30 p.m. Composting class (free – space limited)
4:00-6:00 p.m. Grisly Hand performance

Featured Breweries

Boulevard Brewing Company
Crane Brewing
Kansas City Bier Company
Leaky Roof Meadery
Mother's Brewing Company


Borgman Dairy FarmFermented Cheeses including goat cheese
Born With SeoulGojuchang (a Korean fermented soybean sauce)
Dragonfly FarmMushrooms
Fair Share FarmsFermented vegetables, including kimchi
Ibis Bakery
Scoby Master Tea-BioticsFermented tea

Featured Musicians Onstage in the Heartland Harvest Garden

The Country Duo11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ernest James Zydeco1:30-3 p.m.
Grisly Hand4-6 p.m.

Food Trucks

El Tenedor - Spanish tapas by Carmen Cabia of Barcelona11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Magnolia's on the Move - Modern Southern by Shanita McAffee11 a.m. - 6 p.m.