Facilitated by: Bernard Harris
Room: Heart Room
Date: Friday 28th February – Sunday 1st March
Cost: €560 per person sharing / €630 single occupancy
Day only option also available: €380 including activities & meals.
Journey into the ancient way of healing and gain knowledge & understanding of the natural way of living. Make your own medicine and have great fun but ultimately re-engage with Nature.
We will concentrate on 7 main mushrooms showing you the traditional use and what modern science has now discovered in terms of medicinal qualities
- Turkey tail
- Reishi spore powder
- Organic Reishi fruit body
- Organic Chaga
- Royal Sun
- Jelly ear
- White Button Mushroom
Friday 28th February
17:00 Check in and settle in
18:00 Plant base 2 course dinner
20:00 Meet in the Hearth Room and have a general introduction & welcoming discussion.
DVD: To introduce the Fungi Kingdom so you can see the history and importance of this Kingdom.
Fungi Tea’s and coffee’s will be given to relax during the film
Saturday 29th February
09:45 An introduction to the Fungi Kingdom
Basic mycology, which will cover a basic understanding to what fungi (mushroom) is, from this you will understand how diverse this kingdom is:
1) Fungal classifications
2) Introduction to fungal morphology and biology
3) Introduction to cultivation
10:30 Five Tibetan Rites Yoga to get your energy flowing.
11:45 Fungi Workshop
13:00 Plant based Lunch
14:00 Fungi Workshop
15:30 Short Break
16:00 Fungi Workshop
18:00 Plant base dinner
20:00 Enjoy and evening watching another wonderful film on Fungi, with a Fungi Brew to help you sleep and relax
Sunday 1st March
09:30 Lets talk about Medicinal Mushrooms of China (Mushrooms have been used as food and medicine for thousands of years from a historical, tradition and science perspective and has proven the effects of Fungi on our health and wellbeing, this will be an opportunity to see how deep and powerful the East holds this knowledge of the FUNGI Kingdom)
10:30 Short tea break
10:45 Herbalism Workshop
Thyroid Health and Conditions
The key mushrooms in thyroid health
12:00 Herbalism Workshop
Cognitive impairment and nerve damage / degeneration
Let talk about “lions main” (Hericium erinaceus), why and how we use it
13:00 Plant based Lunch
14:00 Medicine making class
Basic forms of preparations for consumption
Therapeutic food recipes
What and how to do extracts
15:00 Finish Closing Circle:
Weather permitting a walk in the local woodland will be offered where we maybe able to find and discuss some local mushrooms and some of those we have touch on.
End of Retreat and the start to a re-connection!