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Grow Your Own Mushrooms – North Seattle
*This class is currently full. You can join the waitlist here.
Ever wanted to grow your own edible mushrooms? Learn the basics of cultivating mushrooms and a simple method for growing them at home without specialized equipment.
In this workshop you will:
- Learn about mushroom ecology, growing habits and cultivation basics
- Explore different cultivation methods, with a focus on simple approaches for growing mushrooms at home
- Assemble your own oyster mushroom growing kit to take home, using treated straw, wood or newspaper pellets, and other easily obtained materials
- Have time for questions and answers with a mushroom expert
This in-person class will include hands-on activities and will take place primarily indoors, in a room with an air filter and windows open for good ventilation. There may be portions of class outdoors – please dress for the weather. Class size is limited to about 15 people, and we will be following current public health recommendations. There is also a session of this same class on May 13 at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands.
*Class cost includes materials to assemble your own mushroom growing kit, producing a crop of oyster mushrooms to enjoy in about three to four weeks!