March 26th, 2016 Mushroom Inoculation workshop
Ever wondered how mushrooms grow?
Come out and learn about edible mushroom cultivation. All participants will learn how to inoculate hardwood logs with shiitake spawn, how to make your own inoculated oyster straw bags and about various methods of mushroom production at home. Best of all, you’ll get to take home your very own log (and bag) at the end of the day!
Where: Lowland Farms
3702 River Rd, Johns Island, SC
When: March 26th, 1-5PM
Participation fee includes your own shiitake log (retail value $25), Oyster Mushroom Straw bag (retail value $10) and light refreshments. Limit of 20 participants. The workshop will be conducted outdoors, so please dress appropriately. We will have a fire going to keep folks warm!
To Register: https://charlestonmushrooms.eventbrite.com
Tom Knaust owns and operates Queen & Comb Apiaries in Charleston, SC. He has spent the last eight years seeking out and learning from all manner of mentors with regards to regenerative food production. His interest in mushrooms was sparked after taking a course with Mushroom Mountain’s Trad Cotter in 2010. He has been cultivating and foraging for edible and medicinal mushrooms ever since.
Nick Tittle grew up in Washington DC and attended the University of South Carolina where he received a bachelors degree in small business management and entrepreneurship. After school Nick traveled the world visiting farms and gaining valuable insight into indigenous agricultural practices before heading to South East Asia. He spent three years managing volunteers, interns and apprentices at the Panya Project Permaculture and Earthen Building Education Center. Nick specializes in consulting and teaching about a variety of subjects including natural building, organic gardening, forest gardening, soil food web technology, animal husbandry and alternative economic systems. Nick is currently based in Charleston, South Carolina where he is working on setting up an 2.5 acre Permaculture Resource Center.
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