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June 14, 2024 · 4pm – June 16, 2024 · 12pm EDT
Everything you need to start growing mushrooms at home in one fun, camp out weekend!
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Mushroom Forest Walk
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Low-Tech Mushroom Cultivations Hands-on Workshop
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mushroom Medicine Making
Mushroom Cultivation Weekend Workshop & Campout
Fascinated by Fungi
…..not sure where to start?
We got you.
Always wanted to grow your own mushrooms but not sure where to start? Come camp out on our beautiful forest farm for the weekend and go home ready to start growing delicious and nutritious gourmet and medicinal mushrooms.
You will learn how to grow fantastic fungi at home whether you live in a city apartment or in a backwoods yurt. You will learn sustainable cultivation techniques that require very little equipment, produce an abundance of mushrooms and help the rest of your garden grow more fully.
What you get
- Start growing mushrooms at home immediately
- Feel confident in low-tech methods to grow gourmet and medicinal mushrooms including: Oysters, Lion’s Mane, Reishi, King Trumpets and Shiitakes
- Understand the health and medicinal properties of key mushroom species
- Take home an inoculated log and a mushroom grow kit that you have created
- 5 organic, vegetarian, farm-to-table meals (featuring mushrooms of course!)
- 2 nights of camping on a 30 area forest farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Chris Parker’s 30 years of mushroom cultivation experience and engaging teaching style will answer all your questions, help you feel confident and inspired to put it all into action when you get home.
We will wander through our forest farm looking for wild mushrooms and eat meals featuring delicious fungi and vegetables from our organic garden and other local farms.
Before you go we will show you how to make mushroom extractions so you can forever supply yourself with high quality, health promoting mushroom medicines.
- Outdoor cultivation
- Low Tech cultivation methods
- Wild mushroom forest walk
- Making mushroom double extractions