Growing Mushrooms & Making Maple Syrup at home
Date: Saturday, April 2nd, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cooks Creek Community Centre, 30026 Zora Road
Instructor: Ken Fosty, Certified Arborist & Training Instructor
COST:$50.00(classes will not be split, this is for both)
To sign up: email firstname.lastname@example.org
This two-for-one class with the first session devoted to tapping Manitoba maple syrup, and the second focused on growing your own shiitake mushrooms! Your instructor Ken Fosty is very well known for his insights on both topics.
Maple syrup component:
The sap is flowing! Do you have a maple or birch tree on your property? Learn how to make your own syrup from local Manitoba maple and birch trees.
Hands-on demonstration will include tree identification and selection, tapping the tree, boiling off the sap, bottling, storing the syrup and how-to instructions. Enjoy making your own sweet treat.
Taps @ 2.50 each will be available for sale following the hands-on presentation.
Learn to grow specialty mushrooms in your backyard. Do you have access to
oak branches? Learn how to ‘plant’ the mushroom spawn and grow your own Shiitake mushrooms on oak logs. Hands-on demonstration will show how to inoculate the logs with mushroom spawn. A biological process you’ll love. Growing your own mushrooms backyard style.
Mushroom Grow Kits @ $59.95 will be available for sale following the hands-on presentation.