On-farm workshops and tour – May 2nd!

 

2015 WORKSHOPS AND TOUR CANCELLED – Check back next year to see if we offer this again.

 

Backyard Mushroom Basics
when: Saturday May 2nd, 10:30am – noon
where: Ham Lake, MN (a half hour north of the Twin Cities)
cost: $36 including oyster mushroom log kit

Growing your own gourmet mushrooms can be easy and nearly maintenance free – perfect for backyards and community garden plots. Learn what mycelium is and how to start and care for garden mushrooms and large-diameter mushroom logs. Each participant will inoculate his or her own oyster mushroom log to take home – which should fruit mushrooms in a matter of months! Ready-to-fruit shiitake logs also available.

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Farm Tour
when: Saturday May 2nd, 12:30pm – 1pm
where: Ham Lake, MN (a half hour north of the Twin Cities)
cost: There’s no fee for attending the tour before or after a workshop, and there’s no need to sign up or RSVP.

We will walk around the CTHM farm to show off how we grow mushrooms on logs at a commercial scale.  Stay after the mushroom basics class or show up early to the Shiitake class to get a good look at our farm.  You’ll also get a chance to see and ask questions about other farm ventures at the Sandbox Center for Regenerative Design – such as hops, rabbits, dye plants, and bees.

 

Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation
when: Saturday May 2nd, 1-2:30pm
where: Ham Lake, MN (a half hour north of the Twin Cities)
cost: $48 including ready-to-fruit shiitake mushroom log kit

This is an advanced workshop on how to start and care for your own shiitake mushroom logs – which are perfect for shady backyards and community garden plots. Each participant will take home a shiitake mushroom log kit – which is ready to fruit mushrooms right away!

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Both Mushroom Cultivation Workshops
when: Saturday May 2nd, 10:30-2:30pm
where: Ham Lake, MN (a half hour north of the Twin Cities)
cost: $75 including oyster log kit and ready-to-fruit shiitake mushroom log kit

Take both workshops, with the tour in between, and you’ll get a 10% discount on the workshop fees!

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