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Cultivating Edible Mushrooms with David Weintraub
April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$30
REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Mushrooms are a delicious and nutritious fungi that can be easily cultivated on a small scale at home. Local mushroom cultivator David Weintraub of Urban Mycology will explain the fundamentals of home gourmet mushroom cultivation during this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to cultivate a variety of mushrooms using common, inexpensive and easy-to-use materials. Workshop activities include a group construction of a “laundry basket” outdoor growing setup and preparing individual sawdust blocks for indoor blue oyster mushroom cultivation at home; additional spawn and substrate materials will also be available to make a second block at home.
Tuition fee: $30 per person (includes materials for blue oyster mushroom cultivation)
Learn more or register here: http://www.wlfarm.org/adult-education-programs/
This program is hosted by Wright-Locke Farm, a non-profit historic farm with modern day small scale organic agriculture, education programs, special events, volunteer opportunities, and public green space for the community.