Learn To grow your own edible gourmet mushrooms! In this workshop you will make your own Shiitake log to take home. This log could reward you with blooms of shiitake for up to five years. We will also discuss other edible, easy to grow mushrooms and touch on local wild edible mushrooms. We will take time to discuss, inspect and enhance the hostels mushroom habitat.

The Instructor: Tim Armstrong owns Eatyouryardjax, www.eatyouryardjax.com and manages several urban farm sites in the North Florida area. He is a graduate of Will Allen’s, Commercial Urban Agriculture Program 2011, http://growingpower.org He is also co-creator of Berry Good Farms.

He has taken training in mushroom production at growing power and at Tradd Cotter’s Mushroom mountain in Liberty South Carolina and also at University of Florida’s research station at Live Oak Florida. At his 40 acre farm on the west side of Jacksonville he has grown mushrooms for the last four years and operates a licensed Plant Nursery and Aquaculture Facility. He has spent a lifetime exploring the woods and waterways of North Florida and South Georgia and has a keen respect for nature and loves to share that passion with others.

Event takes place Saturday 1/25/14 1-3pm $35 per person.

May the Forest Be With You

The Hostel Staff