Interested in growing your own mushrooms? In this 2 part workshop series we will dive in the wonderful world of mushroom cultivation using simple DIY methods that you can do at home
Date/Time: Nov 3 2018, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pmVancouver, Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex
This workshop is suitable for beginners, but all levels will learn something new. Along with mushroom cultivation techniques, we will also discuss the lifecycle of the mushroom, a growers timeline, uses for mushrooms (including bioremediation), and how to incorporate them into your gardens.
Part 1 - Liquid Culture and Grains (3hrs)
In part 1 of this series we will start from the beginning and discuss how to take samples of mushrooms and how to prepare a liquid culture and grain spawn that they can grow on.
Part 2 - Inoculating Sawdust and Logs
In part 2 of this series we will take our matured grain spawn and use it to inoculate both sawdust and logs.
Dates: Nov 3 & 4
Times: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex (3690 Vanness Ave.)
Registration Cost: Sliding scale $0 - $20
**To register please email email@example.com to reserve your spot. Spots fill up quick!
Bo Del Valle Garcia is the founder of Tangled Roots Nature Connection, a a school for permaculture and wild skills. Bo is a neurodivergent, queer, gender non-conforming, white settler, tender hearted, wilder punk, femme. After seeking more formal education and finishing a Bsc in environmental sciences they dove deeper into all that the natural world had to teach them. They now focus on creating spaces where others can also connect to the natural world and learn a bunch of skills while doing so. You can learn more about Tangled Roots by visiting their website: tangledrootsnature.com
The Renfrew Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex is a brand new building. It was designed to be fully wheelchair accessible. This is a scent reduced event. Please stay tuned for a full audit!