May 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Cultivating Oyster Mushrooms from Grain Spawn

Rafter Sass showed us how easy it is to cultivate your own mushrooms!

Take Wood Chips/Straw/Natural Substrate (1 bale straw) soaked in water overnight (or mason's lime) and let it drain until it's spongey wet like good compost, then mix the substrate with grain spawn (1lb) and pack it into cardboard boxes that are

taped shut and kept in a space 65-75 degrees. In 2 weeks, punch holes.

In 2 more weeks (or less?) you'll get… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on May 29, 2010 at 2:08pm — 1 Comment

Mycoscaping Workshop: Tuesday May 25th, 6pm

Even if you're an avid gardener - if you are only gardening plants, you're missing out! There is a whole other kingdom to explore - and eat. We can incorporate delicious, nutritious fungi in our veggie gardens, backyards, lawns, landscaping, balconies, and more... In this workshop, we'll explore the basics - and not-so-basics - of mushroom cultivation. We'll learn how to look at mushroom crops through a holistic, permaculture lens, and find the niche in the landscape where they can perform… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on May 11, 2010 at 1:32pm — No Comments

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