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North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

Small Farms Academy

Shitake Mushroom Production                         Preparation of Oyster Mushroom Bags           Sealing Inoculated Mushroom Logs

Students working on logs
Participants filling Oyster bags with blend
Participants adding wax to logs

 

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