Seasonal offerings include educational wild food and herbalism classes, plant and mushroom interpretive walks, multi-course wild food dining experiences and destination foraging adventures. Homeschool and private programs available by request. See below for currently scheduled events. Currently offering PRIVATE CLASSES & WILD FOOD TASTINGS with small groups no more than 5. Contact me directly at

March 2021

Myco-Hangout with Central Texas Mycological Society
March 4, 2021 • Live via ZOOM

Guest speaker at Central Texas Mycological Society. FREE/VIRTUAL MORE INFO

Medicinal Mushrooms Workshop
March 27, 2021 • Thousand Oaks, CA

Why medicinal mushrooms and what do they do? Are they even worth it? What’s hype and what’s science behind medicinal mushrooms? Learn how fungi can support balance in the body, mind and community. We will discuss the health benefits of: reishi, cordyceps, turkey tail, maitake, lion’s mane, fly agaric, and psilocybe, and how they interact with our immune system and work to restore balance in our lives.

June 2021

Puget Sound Mycological Society Virtual LectureSummer Mushrooms
June 8, 2021 • Virtual

Details Coming Soon

GATHER: Food, Medicine + Dye
June 19-20, 2021 • Trout Lake, Washington

Join foragers Julie Beeler, Lorelle Sherman and Jess Starwood for an unforgettable weekend in the woods where you will learn plant and mushroom identification, fabric dyeing with foraged plants, and a locally sourced six-course gourmet wild food dinner in celebration of the summer solstice. Located in Trout Lake, Washington at the base of Mt. Adams, the area is rich with edible and medicinal plants and fungi that will be collected and used throughout the weekend. MORE INFO + REGISTRATION SOLD OUT, Waitlist Available

August 2021

Book Release: Mushroom Wanderland: A Forager’s Guide to Finding, Identifying & Using over 25 Wild Fungi

Join me in Telluride, Colorado during the Telluride Mushroom Festival to celebrate the release of my first book Mushroom Wanderland: A Forager’s Guide to Finding, Identifying & Using over 25 Wild Fungi. I will be offering copies for sale as well as signing books. Details on time and location coming soon.

September 2021

The Wild Path: Herbal Medicine Semi-Virtual Program (Fall 2021)

Registration Opens July 2021

For schedule updates and first chance at registration, please join the Newsletter.

October 2021

Desert WILD! Foraging Adventure in the Sonoran Desert

Details and registration coming soon.

Private Events

If you are interested in a private class, workshop, interpretive plant walk or hike, wild food and drink tasting or private dinner, please contact me directly for details.

I am also currently considering event collaborations and teaching opportunities for 2021.