The Georgia Department of Public Health recently recognized a Wild mushroom identifier course known as the
Mushroom Mountain Wild Mushroom Identifier Course for wild mushroom foragers who are planning to forage and sell wild mushrooms to food service establishments in GA.
All wild mushroom foragers who successfully pass the course will need to provide the following information on a tag or label to food service establishments in Georgia that offer their wild mushrooms for sale and service to ensure traceability:
- Approved identifier name, 2) Address & phone number, 3) Latin binomial name and locally used common name, 4) Harvest date, 5) Harvest location (town, county, township, etc), 6) Harvest weight; and 7) Name of forager if not harvested by an approved identifier.
- They will find more information on the course in the links below.
Roswell, GA - April 16-17, 2016
Savannah, GA - August 6-7, 2016
Les Dames d'Escoffier International's (LDEI) Atlanta chapter is offering individual scholarships and continuing education grants to female applicants taking culinary and hospitality coursework. Learn more about obtaining a scholarship for the Wild Mushroom Identifier Course.