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Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

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Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Time: April 23, 2013 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: UBC Farm
Street: 3461 Ross Drive
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/about/d…
Phone: 604.822.5092
Event Neighbourhood and Type: farm, workshop, mushrooms
Organized By: UBC Farm Community Engagement
Latest Activity: Apr 23, 2013

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Event Description

Delve into the art and science of mushroom cultivation with expert Scott Henderson. Learn to inoculate and seal alder logs using shiitake dowel spawn and examine the proper care to maintain logs.

Spawn and sealant will be supplied. Participants will also receive a printed, multi-page handout on log care and take home one or two logs each.

What to bring: Please bring a corded of cordless drill (preferable) if you have one (drill bits will be supplied). This workshop is outdoors so please dress appropriately for the weather.

Date: Tuesday April 23rd, 5:30-7:30pm
Location: UBC Farm Harvest Hut
3461 Ross Drive (formerly 6182 South Campus Road)
Vancouver BC
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/MMO1
Cost: $40 (+ $1.99 registration fee).

Register here.

Scott Henderson is a mushroom aficionado and member of the board of directors of The Vancouver Mycological Society. Through his business, The Mushroom Man, Scott sells cultures and spawn of edible and Medicinal Mushrooms to both Commercial and Hobby Mushroom growers across Canada.

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