Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

The Art and Science of Mushroom Cultivation

This workshop was held on Saturday April 22nd, 2017

Sign up below to be contacted when we have our 2018 workshop organized.

DSC00400Learn how to cultivate your own mushrooms with mycologist, Thom O’Dell, PhD. Thom’s incredible knowledge and 30 year love affair with fungi and mushrooms and his passion for cultivating them brings this workshop to life and leaves you empowered and energized to grow mushrooms all on your own.



This informative workshop is hands-on and will include:

Morning session:

  • Discussion of soil/ spore inoculation
  • Demonstration of tissue culture method using readily available items
  • Application of permaculture
  • How to grow Garden Giant mushrooms
  • Soup and salad will be provided for lunch

Afternoon session:

  • Garden Giant mushroom inoculation into alder chips

Take Home

You will be given the materials to inoculate  Garden Giant mushrooms at home!

Copies of The Mushroom Cultivator will be available for purchase with either cash or a cheque for $35.

Cost is $75/person for the full day workshop. For those wishing to join only for the Garden Giant inoculation after lunch the cost is $25

To be contacted when we have our next workshop organized (probably spring of 2018), please sign up below

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