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Workshops, Panels, Demonstrations & Keynotes

UNLEASH YOUR WILD, CREATIVE SELF

UNLEASH YOUR WILD, CREATIVE SELF

Toni Nagy

The workshop will involve aspects of meditation, reflection, writing, discussion, and most importantly, MOVEMENT!

PATHWAYS TO PEACE: REINTEGRATING THE FALLEN

PATHWAYS TO PEACE: REINTEGRATING THE FALLEN

Bruce King,

How does the community reintegrate members who have violated community standards, victimized community members, or caused harm/damage to the community?

VETERAN AFFAIRS AND AMERICAN LEGION CLIMATE CHANGE IN MAINE AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY

VETERAN AFFAIRS AND AMERICAN LEGION CLIMATE CHANGE IN MAINE AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Ray Cloutier

 How to tap into studies /resources available for Veterans, without risking benefits.

SPIGYRIC TINCTURES

SPIGYRIC TINCTURES

Montana Sky

Join me today, as we dive deep into the esoteric botany of the physician-astrologers of 1500’s Europe and discover the higher plant medicines once reserved for only royalty.

MYCOLOGY LABORATORY SKILLS

MYCOLOGY LABORATORY SKILLS

Jon Carver

In this workshop Jon will demystify the beginning stages of the mushroom cultivation

GRAIN SPAWN; THE CORNERSTONE OF CULTIVATION SUCCESS

GRAIN SPAWN; THE CORNERSTONE OF CULTIVATION SUCCESS

David Gray

Greetings Mushroom Fam!

Everyone is talking about mushrooms! Now, more than ever, people are curious about how to grow their own mushrooms, but where to start? What determines our outcome and our success? Simply put: Clean Grain Spawn.

OUTDOOR MUSHROOM CULTIVATION ON LOGS

OUTDOOR MUSHROOM CULTIVATION ON LOGS

Louis Giller, Tory Lewis

Check out the coolest form of mushroom cultivation there is!

WALKING THE PLANT PATH: CREATING SAFE AND EFFECTIVE RETREATS

WALKING THE PLANT PATH: CREATING SAFE AND EFFECTIVE RETREATS

John McIlwain

Whether you plan to attend a plant medicine retreat, or facilitate one, it is important to understand the principles of a safe and effective retreat. 

SWIMMING IN THE SACRED: WISDOM FROM THE PSYCHEDELIC UNDERGROUND

SWIMMING IN THE SACRED: WISDOM FROM THE PSYCHEDELIC UNDERGROUND

Rachel Harris

Rachel interviewed the people with the most experience working with the full array of psychedelics -

FERMENTING FUNGIMENTALS: The ABC’s

FERMENTING FUNGIMENTALS: The ABC’s

Nicholas Repenning

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of using the Japanese fungus koji to explore the realms of flavor and fermentation. 

TINCTURE MAKING

TINCTURE MAKING

Tanya Donatelli

Tincturing is a powerful and surprisingly easy way to extract beneficial components from plants and fungi for efficient consumption.

CREATING TRANSFORMATIVE, INTERCONNECTED ORGANIZATIONS IN THE MYCELIAL ECONOMY

CREATING TRANSFORMATIVE, INTERCONNECTED ORGANIZATIONS IN THE MYCELIAL ECONOMY

Jonah Fertig-Burd

How do we create transformative organizations that integrate the interconnected wisdom of mushrooms? 

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AMINITA MUSCARIA

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AMINITA MUSCARIA

Christian Rasmussen

Christian Rasmussen, the owner of MN Nice Botanicals, the largest Amanita muscaria importer and retailer in the country, will be presenting on Amanita muscaria's rich history and pharmacology,

SUCCESS WITH PSILOCYBIN AND OTHER MEDICINAL HERBS

SUCCESS WITH PSILOCYBIN AND OTHER MEDICINAL HERBS

Melanie Rose Scofield

A clinical herbalist shares her successes, failures, insights into proper dosing for specific ailments, creative ways of ingesting, and how to blend mushrooms with other herbs for a more tailored experience. 

FOOD IS MEDICINE

FOOD IS MEDICINE

Maleine Gargurevich

Evidence has shown that a Raw Foods Lifestyle (RLF) can have a positive impact on the body due to the high volume of chlorophyll intake.

WHAT’S NEXT: DECRIMINALIZATION OF MIND, BODY, AND SOUL

WHAT’S NEXT: DECRIMINALIZATION OF MIND, BODY, AND SOUL

Ignacio Rivera, Cinammon Brulee,

Join a lively discussion on the possibilities of continued movement towards decriminalization of mind, body, and soul here in Maine with leadership from statewide groups and national organizations

CLEANSING THE DOORS OF PERCEPTION

CLEANSING THE DOORS OF PERCEPTION

Dana Sawyer

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Aldous Huxley's The Doors of Perception, his groundbreaking

PSYCHEDLICS AND PARENTING

PSYCHEDLICS AND PARENTING

Dustin Sulak

Can psychedelics help you become a better parent?

SUNDAY SERVICE

SUNDAY SERVICE

Courtney Rose

We invite you to join our Psanctuary community in celebration during our 162nd Sunday Service!

LEARNING FROM CANNABIS

LEARNING FROM CANNABIS

Joanna Russell

Join us for an informal and informational discussion led by Joanna Russell, a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience caring for patients both at the bedside and as a Caregiver within the Cannabis community.

PAPER MAKING WITH MUSHROOMS

PAPER MAKING WITH MUSHROOMS

Roberta Trentin

Mushrooms are an excellent alternative source for paper making.

WILD EDIBLES WALKING TOUR

WILD EDIBLES WALKING TOUR

Zach Rouda

Plants provide food, medicine, useful materials for tools, supplies and more. Humans have cultivated healthy relationships with wild plants for hundreds of thousands of years outside the realm of industrial civilization.

FUNGI HEALING IN CHINA

FUNGI HEALING IN CHINA

John Alsobrooks

Explore the foundations of Chinese medicine through the unique lens of fungi in this informative workshop.

LISTENING TO AYAHUASCA

LISTENING TO AYAHUASCA

Rachel Harris

There’s growing evidence that ayahuasca has a rich potential for therapeutic healing.

FINDING A WAY BACK: VETERANS SPEAK

FINDING A WAY BACK: VETERANS SPEAK

Lena Ramsay, Lenny Richards

For many returning veteran’s trauma is a lifetime legacy from their time in combat.

BREATHING TECHNIQUES FOR PSYCHEDELIC JOURNIES

BREATHING TECHNIQUES FOR PSYCHEDELIC JOURNIES

Melanie Scofield

Let’s take a breather.  Here Melanie will briefly explain the importance of the breath as guide in the psychedelic space,


PSYCHEDELIC PEER SUPPPORT


PSYCHEDELIC PEER SUPPPORT

Annick McIntosh

You don’t have to be a professional to support friends, family, and community members who are processing psychedelic experiences.

INTERPRETING OUR SPIRITUAL, PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCES

INTERPRETING OUR SPIRITUAL, PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCES

Dana Sawyer

In this presentation, we'll explore the ups and downs of interpreting spiritual experiences triggered by psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelics. 

OPENING YOUR HEART WITH BLUE LOTUS

OPENING YOUR HEART WITH BLUE LOTUS

Christian Rasmussen

Christian Rasmussen, the owner of MN Nice Botanicals, will be discussing his recent findings with Blue Lotus as the forgotten heart opener.

GROWING YOUR OWN WITH A MONOTUB

GROWING YOUR OWN WITH A MONOTUB

Ricky Gaugian

As your appreciation for mushrooms grows, you might be looking for ways to grow them yourself using a clean and compact indoor method

ACES RESTORTIVE JUSTICE AND POTENTIAL FOR PSYCHEDELICS IN PRACTICE

ACES RESTORTIVE JUSTICE AND POTENTIAL FOR PSYCHEDELICS IN PRACTICE

Bruce King

Bruce will lay out the foundations of Adverse Childhood Experiences and how they contribute to defensive and aggressive behavior.

ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION WITH MYCORRHIZAE FUNGI

ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION WITH MYCORRHIZAE FUNGI

Jess Rubin

Mycorrhizal fungi have networked with flora for over 400 million years.

PEOPLE IN RECOVERY ON THE SACRED MEDICINE PATH

PEOPLE IN RECOVERY ON THE SACRED MEDICINE PATH

Keelia Ryan

I want to extend a warm welcome to people in recovery who may be struggling with finding community, support, and guidance on the plant medicine path.

LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING: A PLAYFUL INTRODUCTION TO THE POWER OF YOUR RIDICULOUSNESS

LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING: A PLAYFUL INTRODUCTION TO THE POWER OF YOUR RIDICULOUSNESS

Marina

Do you know the feeling of wanting to be seen and accepted for who you truly are, but not being able to show all of yourself and your true colors? 

FORAGING WILD MUSHROOMS: DISCOVERING YOUR FOOLPROOF FEW

FORAGING WILD MUSHROOMS: DISCOVERING YOUR FOOLPROOF FEW

Greg Marley

Collecting and eating wild mushrooms is an intimidating prospect for the beginner. 

FORAGING FOR EDIBLE MUSHROOMS: EMBRACING THE BEWILDERING

FORAGING FOR EDIBLE MUSHROOMS: EMBRACING THE BEWILDERING

Greg Marley

The fleshy pored mushrooms we collectively call “Boletes” include several hundred different mushrooms in more than 40 genera in New England.

THE TRIP REPORT: A 30,000-FOOT VIEW OF THE PSYCHEDELICS RENAISSANCE

THE TRIP REPORT: A 30,000-FOOT VIEW OF THE PSYCHEDELICS RENAISSANCE

Zach Haigney

The Psychedelic Renaissance is many things to many people; in this talk, journalist, podcaster, and founder of The Trip Report, Zach Haigney,

MUSHWOMB MEDICINE & FERTILITY FUNGI

MUSHWOMB MEDICINE & FERTILITY FUNGI

Lindsay Chimileski

Fungi have been used throughout the ages for a variety of ailments, and enjoyments.

UNDERSTANDING KETAMINE

UNDERSTANDING KETAMINE

Elizabeth Cone, Colin Reid, David Wright, Selma Holden

Members from the Riverbird Clinic, Maine’s first psychedelic therapy clinic, will host a multi-member discussion about how they offer Ketamine in a ceremonial fashion within the constraints of conventional medicine.

SOUND HEALING UNRAVELED

SOUND HEALING UNRAVELED

Jim Doble

Jim will explain and demonstrate some of the basic concepts of sound work: how sound and Vibration can aid us in health and our personal evolution.

A SACRED HISTORY OF PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS

A SACRED HISTORY OF PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS

Eric Osborne

This presentation will walk the audience through the sacred history of psilocybin beginning with our Paleolithic ancestors all the way until present day.

DYEING WITH MUSHROOMS

DYEING WITH MUSHROOMS

Katie Collard

Discover a rainbow of dyes made from mushrooms!

ECOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS

ECOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Sean Padraig O'Donoghue

Our consciousness did not arise alone.

MINI SOUND BATH JOURNEY WITH CREATIVE INTEGRATION DISCUSSION

MINI SOUND BATH JOURNEY WITH CREATIVE INTEGRATION DISCUSSION

Hannah Banana

Hannah Banana and Together We Heal: A Sacred Arts Collective will lead a brief discussion on ways to integrate a sound bath journey creatively.

SOIL FUNGUS: FROM PERSECUTION TO PRAISE

SOIL FUNGUS: FROM PERSECUTION TO PRAISE

Spero Latchis

This presentation will explore the role of decomposing fungi within the matrix of the soil food web.

SOUND IMMERGENCE MEETS BUTOH

SOUND IMMERGENCE MEETS BUTOH

Jim Doble, Forest Weston, Marina Goryashchenko, Maleine Gargurevich

Butoh (originated in Japan) is an improvisation based art form that challenges us to experience ourselves in the world outside of accepted conventions.

WHAT'S CHURCH GOT TO DO WITH IT

WHAT'S CHURCH GOT TO DO WITH IT

Eric Osborne, Courtney Rose, Yeshua Adonai, Kristina Ellery)

What does the legal structure of a church offer as far as psychedelics? How do you handle zoning issues and relationships with municipalities?

CANCER, HERBS AND MUSHROOMS

CANCER, HERBS AND MUSHROOMS

Matthew Wood

For years I have avoided having (much less sharing) strong opinions about cancer.

PICKING THE RIGHT PATH. STARTING YOUR JOURNEY AS A VETERAN.

PICKING THE RIGHT PATH. STARTING YOUR JOURNEY AS A VETERAN.

Lena Ramsay, Lenny Richards, Shelley Randall

Find out about specific resources available for Veterans and how to know what's right for you. Presentation with Q/A

HEALING IN COMMUNITY

HEALING IN COMMUNITY

Daniel Dryden

This program will be part presentation and part experiential.

CONSENT, COMMUNITY, AND PSYCHEDELICS

CONSENT, COMMUNITY, AND PSYCHEDELICS

Selma Holden, Ignacio Hutia Xeiti Rivera

What does consent look like in a world of altered consciousness?

NOVEL USES FOR FORBIDDEN MEDICINE

NOVEL USES FOR FORBIDDEN MEDICINE

CJ Spotswood and Tasha Lary

Psychedelic medicines are fast tracked for FDA approval for the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, but what are other applications that are not frequently discussed?

MICRO DOSING 101

MICRO DOSING 101

CJ Spotswood

Evidence has shown that mushrooms have unique healing properties and have been used for thousands of years.

FROM FEAR TO FREEDOM: UNDERSTANDING AND OVERCOMING RESISTANCE TO TRANSITION

FROM FEAR TO FREEDOM: UNDERSTANDING AND OVERCOMING RESISTANCE TO TRANSITION

Ignacio Hutia Xeiti Rivera

In this keynote, we delve into the intricate dance between fear and freedom as we navigate transitions, both personal and societal.,

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