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Introductory Series Workshop: Growing Backyard Mushrooms

Hosted by: Urban Farm School & Fungi Akuafo

If your backyard growing system is missing it’s very important edible fungal friends, this workshop will provide you with some inventive and effective ways to introduce mushrooms into your ecology, in ways that work for our northern climate and seasonal variability.

In this workshop, you will learn fungi basics (lifecycle, nutrition, etc.) and various techniques to grow gourmet and medicinal mushrooms in your backyard.  We will guide you through assessing:

  • the micro-climate of your space,
  • the potential species to grow,
  • the raw materials that you need, and,
  • suitable installation techniques.

Tara will also provide information about how to obtain all the materials and tools you need to be successful at growing your backyard mushroom bounty!

Delivered online via ZOOM due to AHS COVID-19 recommendations

Thursday May 13, 2021 | 6:00 – 8:30 PM


Fee: $40

Facilitator: Tara

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