Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

 MFMA Events

Upcoming events

    • 22-Jul-2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Lebanon Hills Visitor Center Discovery Room, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan MN 55123

    Mushroom Foragers and Food Service – Safe Identification for Commercial Sale of Wild Foraged Mushrooms

    In accordance with the Minnesota Food Code 4626.0155: Mushroom Foragers wishing to sell their Wild Foraged Mushrooms to Commercial Establishments must have successfully completed a course in:

    Mushroom Identification, Traceability and Safe Food Handling and provide documentation (letter or certificate) of course completion from a Mycological Society or Academic Institute to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)

    The following mushrooms will be included for identification/certification:

    Lobster Fungus Hypomyces lactiflorum

    Hedgehog Hydnum repandum

    Hericium species (many common names) Hericium americanum, coralloides and erinaceus

    Giant Puffball Calvatia gigantia

    Hen of the Woods, Sheepshead or Maitake Grifola frondosa

    Additional Topics Covered:

     Basics of mushroom identification

     Collecting, Storage, and transportation

     Edibility concerns

     Mushrooms that may be confused with look-alikes and poisoning issues which may result from consumption

    This 6 hour workshop is being offered July 22nd, 2017 (9 am - 3 pm)

    Registration Fee: $70.00 for non-MMS members, $60 for current MMS members –

    ($10 discount for previous MMS certification class attendees)

    Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Location: Lebanon Hills Visitor Center Discovery Room, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan, MN 55123

    Payment should be sent with the registration form below. Checks made payable to MMS and write “certification class” in the memo section.

    Complete the information below and send to:

    Minnesota Mycological Society, P.O.Box 211444, Eagan MN 55121

    e-mail questions and inquiries to: John Lamprecht: jml313@aol.com

    Because space is limited to 35 attendees, it is important to return this registration as soon as possible.


Past events

29-Mar-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
21-Mar-2017 2017 MFMA Spring Conference
14-Mar-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
08-Mar-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
08-Mar-2017 NW Minnesota Farmers' Market Gathering
07-Mar-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
23-Feb-2017 MOSES Organic Farming Conference
15-Feb-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
28-Jan-2017 Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference
18-Jan-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
12-Jan-2017 Cottage Foods Producer Food Safety Training
17-Dec-2016 Cottage Food Producer Training
15-Dec-2016 2016 Central MN Food Access Summit
03-Dec-2016 Feast! Local Foods Festival Public Market
01-Nov-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
13-Oct-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
07-Aug-2016 National Farmers' Market Week
04-Aug-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
28-Jul-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
21-Jul-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
19-Jul-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
21-Jun-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
11-May-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
07-May-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
07-May-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
19-Apr-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
05-Apr-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
04-Apr-2016 Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training
22-Mar-2016 MFMA 2016 Spring Conference & Annual Meeting
09-Mar-2016 March 2016 Free Growing and Marketing Safe Produce -- Workshop
10-Feb-2016 MN Farmers Market Academy-Rochester
09-Feb-2016 MN Farmers Market Academy-Mankato
20-Jan-2016 MN Farmers Market Academy-Redwood Falls
06-Jan-2016 MN Farmers Market Academy-Cloquet
05-Jan-2016 MN Farmers Market Academy-Little Falls
16-Dec-2015 MN Farmers Market Academy-Fergus Falls
15-Dec-2015 MN Farmers Market Academy-McIntosh
01-Dec-2015 MN Farmers Market Academy-Minneapolis
25-Aug-2015 Safe Food Sampling at Farmers' Markets Workshop
15-Aug-2015 Pizza Farm Field Days

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