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Natural Awakenings South Central Pennsylvania

MorelFest at Conscious Acre Farm

Unkle Fungus Mushrooms and Conscious Acre Farm will present a weekend of family-friendly mushroom and environmental education from noon, April 27, to 5 p.m., April 28, at Conscious Acre Farm. Overnight camping is included with ticket purchase. VIP tickets upgrade the experience and include the culinary delights of an exquisite morel mushroom dinner and brunch.


This educational event gathers a community of like-minded individuals to immerse themselves in mushroom and environmental education, mushroom forays, Earth-based workshops, community building, wellness classes, live music and more.


Drew Zimmerman, who founded Unkle Fungus Mushrooms in 2020 to combat local food shortages during the pandemic, alongside his partner Samantha Snyder, from Unkle Fungus Mushrooms, have co-created Morel Fest with David Hoover and Priyanka Malhotra, of Conscious Acre Farm, which focuses on regenerative agriculture and natural farming methods. Together they bring a rich blend of passion, expertise and community spirit to the festival.


Cost ranges from $75 to $250. Location: 575 Hilltown Rd., Gettysburg. For tickets and more information, call 717-990-1274, email [email protected] or visit