Mycopermaculture: Designing Edible Mushroom Ecosystems
- The Sentinel
- 5278 Amundsen Road Kaslo
- Apr 5 - 7, 2019 (3 days)
- $150.00 - Two Day Full Course $95.00 - One Day Only $15.00 - Friday Evening Intro Talk (Included in full course pricing)
About This Event
Learn simple techniques for incorporating delicious mushrooms into your landscape. We will use permaculture principles to discover how species like King Stropharia, Reishi, and Oyster Mushrooms can help turn your home garden ecosystem into an edible and medicinal paradise.
This workshop will include an exploration of mushroom life cycles and the fundamentals of permaculture design, as well as hands-on projects like guild planting, log and stump inoculation, and bringing mushroom companions into our garden paths and beds. We will also investigate how mushrooms have shaped human cultures past and present, and learn about new discoveries from the realms of both science and spirit. All participants will leave with an inoculated mushroom log and the skills to get started on a mycopermaculture design of their own.
King Luxury Rooms are being offered for $130 per night (Can be made into two twin beds for double occupancy), Use discount code “mushroom” to receive your $70 discount. Click here to book or call (contact info blocked).
The retreat centre is warm, the rooms are lovely, the food and staff was great and the setting was soothing
Venue HighlightsThe Sentinel is proud to be located on the shores of Kootenay lake with views of the stunning and powerful Purcell mountains. 180 º views from our Maloca a timber frame roundhouse where all our retreats and gatherings are held. We have breakout rooms and bodywork services such as acupuncture, reiki and massage available on site. Onsite gardens serve up the goodness we serve all our guests and the cedar hot tub and sauna are the perfect way to end your day in solitude or with friends.
AccommodationsAll our kings and shared twin rooms have stunning views of the lake and mountains like this one! Weather you are in a private luxurious king room or a shared twin, all our accommodation is clean and modern. Your ensuite has heated floors, a rain shower and amenities for your comfort. Fluffy white towels and crisp linens are waiting for you as you check into your room so you can relax and refresh.
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking
- Hot Tub
- Yoga Studio
- Includes Meat
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
Menu/CuisineWe offer an array of colourful, nourishing and well-balanced meals lovingly made by professional chefs and consciously sourced from our organic, on-property garden.
FARM TO TABLE The Sentinel produces its own organic fruits and vegetables which are supplemented by local organic gardens.
The earth is our foundation for health – we know that the tomato on your plate was planted and nourished to its full potential by us.
LOCALLY SOURCED Meats are free range organic and prepared from our own suppliers, honey is from local bee keepers and vegetables are from our garden and local providers. Experience the connection while walking through our gardens.
MADE WITH LOVE Our most important ingredient is the love of those that have grown and prepared your meal – so your body can be nourished and be able do the work that is needed to be done on the planet.
A TASTE OF OUR MENU
BREAKFAST: Our signature “This is not oatmeal” combinations of nature’s wellness berries including chia and goji berries –sesame seeds and dried fruits. Gluten-free. Farm fresh eggs of the day, served with freshly picked greens and herbs
Organic yogurts and honey & Applesauce muffins & Freshly baked bread every day
LUNCH: Fresh mixed garden salad, Quinoa lasagna with marinara sauce with Russian garlic and truffle oil
DINNER: Chicken Ancho (a specialty from our friends in Mexico) with roasted root vegetables & mixed grain salad OR our signature vegan curry with Sentinel garden pumpkin
TREATS: Peach cobbler
DirectionsWhen you see this sign you have arrived!
We are 50 minutes from Nelson BC and 15 minutes from Ainsworth Hot Spring & 7 minutes from Kaslo.
You can drive here from Vancouver in 9 hours and from Calgary in 8, these drives are beautiful in the summer time and especially if you are coming with a friend! Alternatively we are just a short 1 hour flight from either of these major cities, the closest airport is the Castlegar airport, which is 1.5 hours from our door!