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Mushrooms on the Farm

May 7, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How to Grow Mushrooms Outdoors

Join the Randall’s Island Urban Farm for a crash course in mushroom cultivation! In this two-hour workshop, you’ll learn about the life cycle of mushrooms and the basic parts of the fungi that produce edible mushrooms. Working alongside farmers and trained mushroom educators, you’ll put a couple methods of cultivation into practice to inoculate our fields with wine cap and oyster mushroom spawn. Short farm tour included.

Link to register: Eventbrite

Registration starts April 1 and continues until class is full

Location: Urban Farm


May 7, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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