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Oyster Mushrooms Cultivation

September 1, 2012 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild Willow Farm and Education Center
2550 Sunset Ave
San Diego, CA 92154

Learn how to cultivate your own mushrooms!

From the event website:

Help us grow the farm and learn all you need to know to cultivate your own oyster mushrooms at home! You’ll even be able take home a 1lb bag of mushroom culture upon completion of the workshop!

Cost: Cost is $30 per person ($25 for Friends of the Farm) to attend the workshop. You will make and take home your own starter kit of oyster mushrooms to grow at home!
Instructor: Chris Young, Owner & Founder, SoCal Shrooms

During the workshop you’ll learn all about the life cycle of oyster mushrooms – how long they take to grow and when to harvest them. Participants will also have a hands on experience of starting oyster mushrooms from the beginning to the end. Be prepared to prep the growing medium which includes breaking the straw down into smaller pieces and pasteurizing it. We will then dry it, seed it, and pack it for growing. By the time you are done with the workshop you’ll be ready to start growing them at home. Make sure to bring your favorite oyster mushroom recipe to share!

To register for this workshop, click here

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