MAROOCHY ARTS AND ECOLOGY CENTRE
JUNE 8TH 11:30-2:00PM
MUSHROOM TO MUSHROOM (includes all info from wizardry 101)
Beginner + Intermediate Workshop
Join Urban Kulture in their never ending tour of Australia as they bring you a wonderful presentation and hands-on skill development in gourmet mushroom cultivation... Learn how to grow your own Oyster, shiitake, reishi, lions mane and other varieties of mushrooms as we take you through the steps of mushroom cultivation, with a focus on using urbanly available waste products all in a fun and friendly environment!
Mushrooms are great for growing in small spaces, so it doesn't matter if you live in an apartment, a house or on a farm, you can still grown your own delicious gourmet mushrooms at home!
Our workshop covers the production of mushrooms using non sterile techniques. You will learn about all the steps involved in mushroom production, from making cultures, to creating spawn and fruiting substrates. We will teach you to create your own cultures using nothing but waste stem butts from fresh mushrooms, and how to make mushroom spawn from recycled paper pellets and fruiting blocks using five different urbanly available substrates: Cardboard, Paper Pellets, Hardwood Pellets, spent coffee grounds and straw!!
INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE:
- Presentation on mushrooms including the life cycle, cultivation cycle, growing conditions, substrate creation and how to care for your mushrooms.
- Course materials emailed to you for simple repetition of the work we do on the day.
- 1 x Bag of low tech oyster mushroom spawn capable of being expanded to make up to ten fruiting kits. (VALUE $30)
- 1x Oyster Mushroom fruiting kits that will give you your first crops of delicious oyster mushrooms within weeks of doing the workshop. (VALUE $25)
- Lifetime membership to the 'Urban Kulture's School of Fungal Wizardry' group on Facebook for ongoing support and education in your mushroom cultivation journey (VALUE $$$ PRICELESS)
Urban Kulture is touring around the country with this beginners workshop and will be in town for one day only. This is easily the best value mushroom cultivation workshop in Australia so don't miss out!!