Learn how to cultivate edible mushrooms outdoors in this hands-on workshop with MycoSprings and SEE!
You will come away from this class with an understanding on how to find recycled organic materials to build a mushroom bed, that will enhance the health of your garden and your diet. This workshop will also feature a brief cooking demo with tasty oyster mushrooms.
Participants have the option to take home spent fungal spawn blocks to inoculate substrate, add to a compost pile or put directly onto a garden bed.
SEE seeks to empower children and adults of the Colorado Springs area to be household, community and environmental stewards and responsible community members through hands-on learning opportunities. SEE provides education and demonstrations of local food production and preservation, ecosystems and whole system design, industrial and traditional arts, and sustainable habitations.
MycoSprings is a community mycology organization based in Colorado Springs, CO. Their mission is to partner with fungi to provide education and services related to ecological restoration and food sovereignty.
Meet at the SEE Outdoor Classroom:
Located just west of the private residence at 3890 Old Ranch Rd. Exit the roundabout from Old Ranch Rd or Cordera Crest Ave, then take the Old Ranch Rd exit heading east. The best entry off of Old Ranch Rd is to turn left onto Howell Rd, then turn right after the first residence onto the dirt drive. You may park west of our Outdoor Classroom (structure with shipping containers). Look for signs to indicate parking areas and please do not obstruct roadways or driveways, allowing space for other vehicles to pass.
$25 per person
Cost includes spent fungal spawn blocks to take home to inoculate substrate, add to a compost pile or put directly onto a garden bed. Also includes tasty oyster mushroom cooking demo/snack!
Phone: (719) 284-2533