How to grow mushrooms in your own backyard 3.18.23

Mushrooms are a remarkable source of food and medicine that have been cultivated and wildcrafted by humans for thousands of years. This workshop will introduce participants to the world of mushrooms: their role in making healthy soils and forests and their potential in growing them in a home environment or on a commercial scale.

The morning session will focus on mushrooms and their medicinal applications, methods of mushroom cultivation (shiitakes on tree logs, lion mane/oyster on totems, and Stropharia in woodchips), bed and log prep, maintenance and harvesting, yard management, and economics of growing mushrooms as a small farm enterprise.

In the afternoon session participants will inoculate shiitake mushroom spores into logs and then take them home to see them grow and reap a harvest.

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How to grow mushrooms in your own backyard 3.18.23

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