Growing mushrooms - Aldergrove - Apr 16/17 2011

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  1. Frog

    Frog Generous Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Specialty Mushroom Workshop - Saturday & Sunday April 16 and 17, 2011

    Spore and tissue culture. Preparation of mushroom spawn including liquid spawn techniques. Cultivation of Shiitake, Oyster Mushrooms, Enoki, Nameko, Shimeji, Ling Zhi (Reishi), etc. Alternative methods for preparing mushroom substrates, including chemical pasteurization, low temperature sterilization.

    Hands-on sessions - participants prepare spore and tissue cultures, as well as mushroom spawn, and blocks of growing substrate which will produce crops of mushrooms after the workshop.

    Discussing medicinal uses of mushrooms, cooking with mushrooms and dyeing with mushrooms, and there will be a Mushroom farm tour. Participants receive free mushroom cultures.

    Registration fee includes materials, and lunch on both days - $250 + HST

    For workshops schedule, or other information:
    Western Biologicals Ltd. P.O. Box 283 Aldergrove B.C. V4W 2T8
    Tel/Fax: 604-856-3339 Email: westernb@shaw.ca

    - frog
     
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    I missed this one but if there's another coming up, I'm in.
     
  3. Frog

    Frog Generous Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Hi Alegrea,

    I'd suggest emailing them <westernb@shaw.ca> and asking for a current workshop schedule: The one I have is out of date so I don't know when they are holding workshops next.
    I think the BackyardBountyCollective also runs mushroom growing workshops sometimes.

    cheers
    frog
     

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