October 12, 2013
Learn how to grow your own shiitake and oyster mushrooms in this cultivation workshop (tentative schedule)
9 am- Arrival
Meet and Greet where each person will receive an information packet on what will be covered during the work shop.
9:30 am- Visit the Mushroom Grow House
See how we grow some of our mushrooms in our brand new mushroom grow house. We will discuss using mushroom spawn and various substrates to produce mushrooms.
10:00 am- Oyster Totem Cultivation
Visit our outdoor oyster field where we will demonstrate how to make oyster mushroom totems.
11:00 am – Shiitake Log Cultivation
Learn how to make your own shiitake log. We will demonstrate the way to successfully inoculate a log with shiitake spawn. You will then put this knowledge to the test and inoculate your very own log to take home.
1:00 pm continuation of Shiitake cultivation.
After shiitake cultivation a walk thru the woods to identify trees for mushroom production
Fee: $100 per registrant, $50 non refundable deposit due at time of registration
Limit of 12 spaces available
Make Checks payable to Bob Chandler
Checks can be mailed to Mariaville Farm, 2978 Duanesburg Churches Rd, Delanson, NY 12053
Spaces are filling up quickly. If the demand is great enough, I will hold an additional workshop on April 14th.