Mushroom Foray Event Adventure


An Outdoor Culinary Adventure

About the Event

Join naturalist Robin Tapley on a journey through the woods to identify native species of mushrooms; the foray will be followed by a meal prepared by Exec. Chef Heather Pond using mushrooms species found in the Carolinian Forest.
The event includes: a mushroom inspired, gourmet lunch on our picnic pavilion; over-night lodging; and, complimentary local wine pairings for your meal to add to the experience. 


About the Experts

"Her passion for cooking and his adoration for nature make them the perfect pairing for this event!"

Heather Pond, Executive Chef & Owner, Blue Elephant Brewhouse: Heather has been in the food industry for over 30 years, travelling between Europe, Asia and South America to pursue her passion for culinary. In 1992, she decided to give restaurant ownership a whirl, and found herself running a patio & brewhouse in Simcoe, Ontario. 

Robin Tapley, Naturalist & Adventure Specialist: Robin is the Professor of Adventure Expedition & Interpretive Leadership at Fanshawe College in Simcoe. His extensive knowledge of local wild medicinals, edibles, and fungi, transform a hike through the forest into a course in natural history and wilderness survival. Are you ready for an adventure?

Heather Pond

The Event Package

SEPTEMBER 30th - Oct. 1st, 2023

This is a 1 night, 2 day event that includes lodging and your foraging experience. Pricing varies depending on the lodging type If you are looking to join in on the day experience only, CLICK HERE! ($159.95 / person)

Included in the price:

  • Over-night stay in one of our glamping units and a hot breakfast for two
  • $50.oo eat drink card and s'mores kit to enjoy on site
  • A gourmet, mushroom inspired lunch in the Forestview Pavilion
  • 2hr interactive hike with the expert, followed by a discussion period

Reserve a Spot


Event Schedule


Arrival & Check-In
at Long Point Eco-Adventures
Check-in to your Wilderness Accommodation where your local drink pack and s’mores kit are awaiting you.
Dinner & Campfire
Take this opportunity to use your $50 LPEA Eat/Drink Card at the Marshview Patio or Hometown Brew Co’s Seacan. Settle at your private fire pit for the evening and roast a few s'mores to complete the experience.


8:00 - 9:30AM
Hot Breakfast
on the Marshview Patio
Start your day off right with a hearty farmer's breakfast on the Marshview Patio. Take in scenic views of the Turkey Point Marsh with your morning cup of joe. Following breakfast, you will be required to check-out of your room before the foray begins.
Foraging Hike
for Mushrooms with Robin
Join Naturalist, Robin Tapley for an adventure in the Carolinian identifying different species of mushrooms and fungi.
Mushroom Inspired Lunch
with Heather Pond
Enjoy an immaculate meal with Chef Heather Pond in our Forestview event space. Your lunch will be prepared with the same species of mushrooms that you observed during your hike with Robin, to make this a true culinary adventure.

The Location

Join us in beautiful Norfolk County, at the Long Point Eco-Adventures Resort.

Long Point Eco-Adventures

1730 Front Rd, 
St. Williams, ON N0E1P0



Register Today!

Please call 877-743-8687 or email to book your spot.
Space is limited.