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North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

SMALL FARMS ACADEMY

Small Scale Mushroom Production

This hands-on one-day workshop will teach participants how to select, grow, harvest, and market mushrooms appropriate for Florida.

Topics covered:

  • Mushroom Growth and Identification
  • Types of Shiitake & Oyster Mushrooms to Grow
  • Shiitake Log Production
  • Oyster in Bag Production
  • Handling and Processing
  • Direct Market Options

*Next upcoming program February 7, 2020

Shiitake Mushroom Production
Students working on logs
Sealing Inoculated Mushroom Logs
Participants adding wax to logs

 

Preparation of Oyster Mushroom Bags
Participants filling Oyster bags with blend
Business & Marketing
Kevin Athearn teaching at SFA Mushroom program