UPDATE: Mushroom growing workshop / Saturday, May 7, 2022 at New Brooklyn Farm AND Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Food Forest

UPDATE: Due to the weather forecast, Saturday’s workshop has been moved to an indoor location at New Brooklyn Farm, and the outdoor workshop has been moved to 1:00 pm on Saturday May 21. Now you have your choice of workshop days!

Come to New Brooklyn Farm on May 7th OR the food forest on May 21st for mushroom adventures! A group of local mycophiles will lead a workshop on growing shiitake, oyster and wine cap mushrooms on logs, straw and wood chips. Participants will be able to take a log or inoculated straw home with them. Local mushroom foraging enthusiasts and members of the Mycological Society of Washington will also talk about how to safely find mushrooms in the wild. These are family-friendly events, and kids of all ages are welcome.

Option 1

Where: New Brooklyn Farm, 3513 Rhode Island Ave

When: Saturday, May 7, 10 am to noon

Cost: $10 per person, payable at the time of the workshop via cash or Venmo (to cover materials and supplies)

What to bring: a water bottle, closed toed shoes and work gloves. Extra gloves and eye projection will be available.

Contact: For more information, email workshop leader Tim Jenkins at Timjimjenkins@gmail.com

Option 2

Where: Mount Rainier Food Forest, 31st Street Park, between Taylor and Upshur Streets

When: Saturday, May 21, 1 pm to 3 pm

Cost: $10 per person, payable at the time of the workshop via cash or Venmo (to cover materials and supplies)

What to bring: a water bottle, hat, sun glasses, eye protection, closed toed shoes and work gloves. Extra gloves and eye projection will be available.

Contact: For more information, email workshop leader Tim Jenkins at Timjimjenkins@gmail.com

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