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Mushroom lectures and workshops @ Urban Farm Fermentory

David H.
PostCarbonDesign
Oxford, ME
Post #: 426
Hello All.
For those fungi lovers...
http://www.urbanfarmf...­

2.20.2011
$15, 2-5pm
Join the Uff crew for an afternoon of lectures and discussions related to all things mushroom and Maine.
Topics to be covered include:
Historical background (Ethnomycology)
Mushrooms and ecosystems
Identification and wild harvesting in Maine
Home culture and growing skills

Guest Speakers:
David Spahr, author of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of Maine and Eastern Canada.
as well as talks by local mushroom enthusiasts Aaron Parker and Dan Agro

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2.22.2011
6- 9 pm @ the Urban Farm Fermentory
$30, max of 20 participants
Home Cultivation and Growing Skills Workshop
Lead by Aaron Parker and Dan Agro
Explore the possibilities of growing mushrooms at home with both sterile and non-sterile growing conditions
This will be a hands on workshop, exploring the process of inoculate logs, straw, and various other mediums with mushroom spawn.
Participants will take home logs and spawn bags of Oyster and Shiitake.
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