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A Mushroom Cultivation Adventure for Food Enthusiasts and Families

October 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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A Mushroom Cultivation Adventure for Food Enthusiasts and Families”

Are you fascinated by the world of mushrooms and want to learn how to grow your own delicious and nutritious fungi at home? Join us for a fun and educational workshop on mushroom inoculation, led by a seasoned expert in the field. Discover the secrets of cultivating a wide variety of mushrooms and embark on a journey toward self-reliance and self-sufficiency in your culinary adventures.

Join us for this engaging workshop and embark on a mushroom-growing adventure that will not only enhance your culinary skills but also empower you to become more self-reliant and self-sufficient. Don’t miss this opportunity to cultivate your fungal expertise and connect with like-minded individuals! Reserve your spot today.

Workshop Highlights:

 

  1. **Introduction to Mycology:** Start your mushroom journey with an introduction to the fascinating world of fungi. Learn about the different types of mushrooms and their roles in nature and cuisine.

 

  1. **Mushroom Species:** Explore various mushroom species suitable for home cultivation. Discover the unique characteristics, flavors, and nutritional benefits of each variety.

 

  1. **Mushroom Life Cycle:** Understand the life cycle of mushrooms, from spore to fruiting body. Gain insight into the environmental factors that influence their growth.

 

  1. **Mushroom Inoculation:** Get hands-on experience as our expert guides you through the mushroom inoculation process. Learn how to prepare substrate, inoculate with mushroom spores or mycelium, and create an optimal environment for growth.

 

  1. **Tools and Materials:** Explore the essential tools and materials needed for successful mushroom cultivation, from sterilization techniques to choosing the right containers.

 

  1. **Troubleshooting:** Discover common challenges and pitfalls in mushroom cultivation and how to overcome them. Our expert will share tips and tricks to ensure a bountiful harvest.

 

  1. **Harvesting and Storage:** Learn when and how to harvest your mushrooms for maximum flavor and nutritional value. Explore methods for storing and preserving your mushroom harvest.

 

  1. **Cooking and Tasting:** Taste the fruits of your labor as we prepare and sample delicious mushroom dishes together. Our expert chef will demonstrate creative ways to incorporate your homegrown mushrooms into your meals.

 

  1. **Q&A Session:** Have your questions answered by our experienced instructor and fellow participants. Share your experiences and learn from others in the workshop.

 

  1. **Becoming Self-Reliant:** learn the implications of mushroom cultivation for self-reliance and self-sufficiency. Explore how growing your own food can contribute to a sustainable lifestyle.

 

Workshop Fee: $50 with $15 extra for log to take home

Materials Provided:

Logs

Drill

Mushroom spores or mycelium (for hands-on inoculation)

Content

 

What to Bring:

– Notebook and pen

– Enthusiasm and curiosity

 

Join us for this engaging workshop and embark on a mushroom-growing adventure that will not only enhance your culinary skills but also empower you to become more self-reliant and self-sufficient. Don’t miss this opportunity to cultivate your fungal expertise and connect with like-minded individuals! Reserve your spot today.

 

Details

Date:
October 21, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Earthwork Programs LLC
Phone
413-340-1161
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