Grow Your Own Mushrooms!

Saturday 25 November 11am-4pm

Our Terroir are bringing Bart Acres up from Dunedin again. Bart is a self-taught mushroom growing expert, keen urban gardener and beer micro brewing.
Bart will start with an introduction to mushroom biology, covering the necessary theory, but in a practical and interesting manner accessible to non-biologists. The majority of the day will be practical and hands-on, learning how to grow oyster mushrooms. Bart is bringing spawn with him, so every participant will be able to take home their own oyster mushroom grow bag and log. Whilst the focus will be on oyster mushrooms for this workshop, the methods we learn will be applicable to growing other types of mushrooms too, in particular shiitake.
Tickets are $40 for unwaged or students and $60 for waged – you can book by emailing Please also include your phone number in your email. You can also check the facebook event.

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