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Last updated September 28, 2018

Forest to Fork Grocery Store

Help us build the first wild food grocer in America, "Forest to Fork".

Forest to Fork Grocery Store

Help us build the first wild food grocer in America, "Forest to Fork".

$2,586
pledged of $40,000pledged of $40,000 goal
30
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, September 28 2018 3:50 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated September 28, 2018
 

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    Mike's favorite mushroom photo of 2018

    Mike takes thousands of photos in the woods each year, be the recipient of his personal favorite photo for 2018. Make a calendar, hang it on your fridge or tell people you took it!

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    Mushroom Yule Log Video

    A very special mushroom "yule log" video to share with your friends and family over the holiday season. Imagine watching hours of mushrooms doing nothing set to beautiful, soothing music!!

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    1lb Oyster mushrooms -OR- GF coffee mug

    Pledgees will receive 1 pound of Pleurotus ostreatus var. columbinus. This is a cold weather variation of a standard oyster mushroom. Each 3.5 oz. serving contains more than 17 minerals, nearly 3.5 grams of protein, 2.3 grams of fiber and only 1 gram of sugar. Known for its medicinal properties, it has a deep blue/grey color with a delicious flavor that has made it popular the world over.

    *Must be picked up at our retail location

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    Gentleman Forager T-Shirt -OR- Mushrooms

    Pledgees receive the option of a Gentleman Forager authentic t-shirt OR 1lb of blue oyster mushrooms.

    *To be picked up at our retail location

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    Wild Mushroom Identification Course

    Attend one of our 3 wild mushroom identification classes in 2019 (or receive the PDF for the class, your choice!). Our 4-hour courses each cover the positive identification of 4 species of wild Minnesota mushrooms and take place in a fun, lively venue, complete with cocktails and shroom snacks!

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    Gentleman Forager Combo Pack

    PICK TWO: Gentleman Forager authentic T-shirt, coffee mug, or 1 lb mushrooms.

    *To be picked up at our retail location.

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    Private Mushroom Class & Foray

    Join Mike for an extensive class on mushroom identification covering four popular Minnesota species. After class, spend time in the woods testing your skills with Gentleman Forager. Limited to 20 people.

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    Custom made mushroom knife

    Hand made by 3 generations of knifemakers and designed exclusively for Gentleman Forager by Mike--- available in very limited numbers.

    Includes:
    • Custom made, limited edition, mushroom knife
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    Private Gentleman Forager Foray for Ten

    Spend a full day in the woods with Gentleman Forager's Mike Kempenich and learn positive identification of the season's mushrooms in an area within 1.5 hours of Minneapolis.

    You and ten friends have all day to pick Mikes brain about how, where and when to find all of your favorites!

    PLUS 5 lbs Mushrooms (to be picked up at our store)

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    Private Wild Dinner for Eight

    Well-known Chef Gary Krasner, of Urban Eatery and long-time chef at Moscow on the Hill, will come to your location and prepare a truly unforgettable dinner for 8, utilizing the wild products of Forest To Fork!

    PLUS you're going to get 20 lbs of mushrooms (to be picked up at our store, all at once, or over time)

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    A Night With A Fungi

    A special dinner with owner Mike Kempenich at Chef Thomas Boehmer's new restaurant In Bloom, located in the Keg and Case Market.

    PLUS an exclusive dinner cooked in your home for up to eight people with a notable guest chef and guided by selections from nationally-renowned sommelier Leslee Miller.

    PLUS you're going to get 20 lbs of mushrooms (to be picked up at our store, all at once, or over time)

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    Mike Will Be Your Servant

    A guided wild food hunt for eight with owner Mike Kempenich, followed by a foragers dinner at Harriet Brasserie cooked by chef/owner Fernando Silva.

    PLUS an exclusive dinner cooked in your home for up to eight people with a guest chef and nationally-renowned sommelier Leslee Miller.

    6 VIP Tickets to Wild Food Fandango 2019 and 50 lbs mushrooms [to be picked up at the store]

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