Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushroom Workshop with Mark Jones

  • October 17, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual Event

Organization: The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions



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Mark Jones is the owner and mycologist at Sharondale Mushroom Farm in Cismont, VA. Sharondale grows the highest quality certified organic mushrooms and organic mushroom spawn. Sharondale Farm mushrooms are recognized as Virginia’s Finest by VDACS, and the farm is a United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary. Sharondale offers workshops, tools and supplies for mushroom and microbial cultivation.

In this introduction for gardeners and homesteaders, learn to grow several different types of mushrooms using low-tech, low-cost methods in your garden or woodlot. We will explore the biology and ecology of fungi in agriculture, using mushrooms for personal and planetary health, and methods for cultivating shiitake, oyster, lion’s mane, reishi, and other mushrooms in wood, straw, and compost.

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