December 3rd – San Francisco – confirmation


Thanks for registering for the San Francisco Mycopigments workshop – Saturday December 3rd, 10-4pm. We will be working at The Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park – in the Garden Room,

What to Wear and Bring: You’ll want to dress in comfortable layers. We will be indoors for most of the time but some steps will happen outside. If you have a favorite apron or pair of gloves, please feel free to bring them along, a name tag is also helpful. Mushroom dyeing isn’t a terribly messy process, but at times there are splashes.

Lunch: We will take a 30-45 min lunch break around 12:30. Bring a lunch and beverage with you, if you can. The local restaurant district are few and far between.

All supplies provided: You needn’t bring any supplies to class; wool samples and silk scarves will be provided. You will receive a complimentary silk scarf to practice a demonstrated dye resist technique. Additional blank silk scarves will be available for purchase in class for $5-$25 (depending on style). 

What you will take home: In this class you will learn about mushroom safety, identification basics, and  habitats.You will also learn about the importance of ethical harvest, especially pertaining to lichen dyes. At the end of the day you will take home a detailed recipe card, showcasing the rainbow of samples dyed in class; a beautiful hand dyed scarf; a procedural handout to guide your future exploration, and a customized guide to the best local dye fungi. 

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your registration, please consider sending an alternate to take your place; a lot of prep work goes into setting up this workshop. If you need a refund, please note that there is a $20 processing fee for cancellations made up to one week prior to class, cancellations made after that point are not refundable.

Thanks again for signing up, looking forward to a colorful dye day 🙂
-Alissa Allen