Get Involved

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Speakers: As a speaker or workshop facilitator, you'll have the chance to showcase your knowledge, passion, and unique insights into the world of mushrooms. The festival's welcoming atmosphere fosters a spirit of collaboration and learning, making it an ideal environment to connect with like-minded individuals, exchange ideas, and inspire others to explore the fascinating realm of mushrooms.

Volunteer: tasks include event setup and breakdown, ticketing, information booths, workshop coordination, communications, and more!  Whether you're an aspiring mycologist, a nature lover, or simply looking to get involved, volunteering is a great way to enjoy the festival and see a sneak peak of what is going on behind the scenes! 

Community Organizations: The festival will provide a welcoming space to share resources, network with like-minded individuals, and foster collaborations that can have lasting impact. We welcome interest from youth groups, community organizations, research based non-profit organizations, mycological societies, and local community groups. 

Vendors:  this festival is an opportunity to build their businesses and networks in the thriving world of mushrooms. Whether it's sharing culinary expertise, offering mushroom-related products, or providing educational resources, the Santa Cruz Mountains Mushroom Festival creates a fertile ground for vendors to cultivate their businesses and forge lasting connections in the mushroom community. 

Please note that while we will do our best to accommodate every request, this form is a note of interest and does not guarantee your participation in the festival.