Friday, February 4, 2011

GROW YOUR OWN GOURMET MUSHROOMS!


with instructors Greg Bender and Hugh Martin.

Dates & Times:
Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms. Log cultivation: February 26. 9AM – 12PM
Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms. Log cultivation: March 12. 9AM- 12PM

LOCATION: back of STARworks Building, 100 Russell Drive, Star, NC 27356

Price of the workshop: $18.- per person or $20.- on the day of the workshop (if space is available). The price covers the use of tools, wax and spawn. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own logs, maximum 3 logs per person.
Logs have to be cut no longer than 3 weeks prior to the inoculation. Please do not bring logs that have fallen due to disease and have been found on forest floor! Size of logs should be 3” - 4” in diameter and about 2 feet long. If possible, bring your own electric drill, cordless drills are not powerful enough.
Types of wood: For Shiitake – white or red oak is the best, sweetgum will work
For Oyster – cottonwood, oak, alder, maple, aspen, ash, beech, birch, elm, willow, poplar

To register, please contact Anne Pärtna: #336 653 9551 or email: anne@starworksnc.org
Space will be filled on first-come-first-serve basis. Payment options include: cash, check, credit card. For credit card payment call :910 428 9001


2 comments:

Laurie said...

J & I are thinking about doing the March workshop. Hope we can!

farmhousewife said...

I've sent you an email, hoping it's not too late to sign up for the workshop on the 12th of March.