with Robert Rogers
Friday, October 4
and Saturday, October 5
We are excited to welcome
Robert Rogers to the Ottawa area
to share his knowledge of Medicinal
Mushrooms. Robert is internationally
recognized for his knowledge in
using medicinal mushrooms for
health and wellness as well as
overcoming disease. Robert is author of 52 books including The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America and Mushroom Essences: Vibrational Healing from the Kingdom Fungi was released in July 2016. For Robert’s full bio, please see below.
The weekend is broken into three parts. You are welcome to come to all the classes or come the class interest to you.
Class One: Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms
Date: Friday, October 4. 7:00 to 8:30
Location: 2391 Pépin Ct, Gloucester, ON K1B 4Z3
During this class Robert will introduce you to a number of medicine mushrooms through:
• The mushrooms chemical constituents and clinical studies
• Folklore and historical traditional uses from around the world
• Methods of preparation
Class Two: Mushroom Essences: Vibrational Healing from the Kingdom Fungi
Date: Saturday, October 5 10:00 to 12:00
Location: Just Foods 2391 Pépin Ct, Gloucester, ON K1B 4Z3
During this class Robert will review:
• The spiritual and personality of specific mushroom essences
• Work with mushroom essences for deepening soul connection and depth psychology
• How to make mushroom essences using lunar influences
Class Three: Mushroom Walk in Gatineau Park
Date: Saturday, October 5 1:30 to 3:30
Specific meeting place to be announced.
During this walk we will:
• Seek out mushrooms in the forest and discover some of our local fungal medicine.
Cost per class $35.00 plus hst
If you come to all three class: $90.00 plus hst
If you need a break:
Cost per class: $25.00 plus hst
If you come for all 3: $60.00 plus hst
Purchase tickets by calling Ottawa Holistic Wellness at
Or through Eventbrite, please see below
Purchase tickets by calling Ottawa Holistic Wellness at(613) 230-0998
Or through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/medicinal-medicine-weekend-tickets
Please note: Some of Robert’s books and medicinal mushroom tinctures will be for sale.
Robert’s full bio:
Robert Dale Rogers has been an herbalist for over forty-five years, and is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, where he is presently an assistant clinical professor in Family Medicine. He is also an adjunct professor at York University.
He presently teaches plant medicine, including plant and mushroom medicine, aromatherapy and flower essences in the Earth Spirit Medicine faculty at the Northern Star College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Robert is past chair of the Alberta Natural Health Agricultural Network and Community Health Council of Capital Health. He is a Fellow of the International College of Nutrition, past-chair of the medicinal mushroom committee of the North American Mycological Association and on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Fungi magazine and Discovery Phytomedicine.
He is the author of 52 books on medicinal plants and fungi of the boreal forest, including The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America.
A Cree Healer and his Medicine Bundle, was released in June 2015 by North Atlantic Books. It documents the ten generation passing down of over sixty traditional indigenous boreal plants and fungi and their medicinal use.
Mushroom Essences: Vibrational Healing from the Kingdom Fungi was released in July 2016. This book contains 48 mushroom essences prepared under lunar influence for working with soul connection and depth psychology. It includes one or more case study, from clinical practice, associated with using these wonders of the underworld.
In June 2017, North Atlantic books released Herbal Allies: My Journey with Plant Medicine, including 20 plants of the boreal forest from the perspective of the Cree Lunar Calendar.