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our

workshops

Learn to grow koji, make miso, or create any funky ferment using the magic of koji!

We will set up a virtual consultation with you to discuss your interests so we can customize your learning experience.

Workshops are conducted virtually on Zoom, Google Hangouts, or FaceTime.  

30

MINUTE

WORKSHOP

$25 / WORKSHOP

60

MINUTE

WORKSHOP

$40 / WORKSHOP

upcoming

events

 

Due to the recent developments around COVID-19, all of our upcoming events have been postponed.

Check back for more details or subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on our next event. 

STAY SAFE, FRIENDS!

Some fun times

thus far!

PIKES PEAK MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY

June Meeting Featured Lecture

June 2020 

Eleana Hsu gives a featured lecture on the history of koji, how to grow it at home, and practical uses.  

HNGRY TV VIDEO

Episode #3 Future of Fungi

June 2020 

Eleana Hsu highlights a few koji charcuterie items made from fermenting local vegetables.

BERKELEY OPEN SOURCE FOOD

6th Annual

Wild/Feral Food Week

May 2020 

Eleana Hsu hosts a fermentation workshop on how to make your own umami sauces that are high in amino acids using foraged mushrooms, food scraps, and koji.

MODERN FORAGER 

STORIES

Koji Fungi Fermentation

May 2020 

Trent and Kristen Blizzard, the founders of Modern Forager, invited Eleana Hsu to talk about the history of Koji and excitement around fungal fermentation.

EARTH CULTURES

Earth Talks

June 2020 

Eleana Hsu chats with Earth Cultures about traditional and modern koji-based food products in San Francisco.

CHABOT SPACE & SCIENCE CENTER

First Friday: Food Fascination

March 2020 

The Bay Area community was invited to dig into every aspect of the production and consumption of daily meals, with an emphasis on education, community, and sustainability. Shared Cultures presented a workshop on reducing food waste with Koji and conducted two miso making workshops using secondary produce. 

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THE CHEMICAL CLASS

Private Popup Dinner

February 2020 

The Chemical Class hosted an intimate evening of scientific exploration, culinary delights, & cultural curiosities with an immersive eight-course dinner & beverage pairing at the beautiful Rodgers Ranch in Pleasant Hill

PSYCHEDELIC SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO

Mushroom Journeys, Spirituality & Beyond

February 2020 

The Bay Area community joined together for an informative evening on the topic of psychedelic mushrooms.​ Shared Cultures opened the evening with a tasting table of Koji fermented treats.

CHABOT SPACE & SCIENCE CENTER

Ferment It! 

January 2020 

The Bay Area fermentation community spent the evening trying yummy treats, learning how to home ferment, and getting up close and personal with bacteria and yeast. Shared Cultures presented the Featured Workshop on Koji and fermented koji golden milk

SOMA Camp

January 2020 

Nestled in acres of oak, madrone, tan oak, redwood, and Doug-fir near Occidental, California, SOMA Camp is an annual gathering of mushroom enthusiasts. Shared Cultures presented educational Koji and Miso-making workshops.

PSYCHEDELIC SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO

A Night with Alan Rockefeller

December 2019 

Mycologist Alan Rockefeller unveiled his most recent discoveries on the identification of mushrooms in North America and Mexico. Shared Cultures opened the event with a tasting of Koji-fermented treats. 

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MYCOKIND

Private Popup Dinner

December 2019 

An evening of sharing and fostering a passion for fungi with an evergrowing community. Hosted at Tinker Kitchen, the 5-course dinner featured Shared Cultures' Koji Ferments.

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MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SAN

FRANCISCO

Mendocino Woodlands Camp

November 2019 

Educational workshop on fermentation with Koji. Members participated in a fun, hands-on miso making workshop using traditional techniques. 

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Wild Feral Food Week

May 2019 

Wild herbal tea tasting and custom tea-blending workshop with wild foraged ingredients and their potential health benefits.

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