Mushroom cultivation, a Brooklyn Grange cult classic (get it?!), is back! Take a deep dive into the amazing world of mushrooms and fungi. In this workshop, we'll go through simple mushroom growing techniques that can be applied in many locations and environments. Learn who and what mushrooms are. Get a better understanding into the amazing world of mushrooms and Fungi. Learn to cultivate them for food and medicine, using free to readily accessible materials.
In the second half of the workshop we’ll make basic mushroom kits for you to take home. You’ll be amazed at how simple the process is and soon you’ll be on your way to growing delicious, healthy mushrooms of your own!
ABOUT SMUGTOWN MUSHROOMS
Class will be led by Olga Tzogas of Smugtown Mushrooms in Rochester, NY. Smugtown Mushrooms are providers of fine & diverse mushroom growing supplies for the East Coast cultivator. We grow mushrooms, both edible and medicinal varieties, plus offering the growing supplies for everyone to grow their own mushrooms. We welcome first time hobbyist and veteran mycologists! Let's grow mushrooms!
THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD FARM. DETAILED DIRECTIONS CAN BE FOUND BY FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW AND WILL BE EMAILED PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, Brooklyn Grange will not provide credit or refunds for tickets purchased on our website for a workshop, dining event, yoga class, or tour. Events take place rain or shine. Please understand that buying a ticket to one of our events is no different from buying a concert ticket, theater ticket, or movie ticket. You are always welcome to gift your class to a friend if you cannot make it!
Please let us know if you would like to attend but are unable to do so due to registration fees. We are happy to extend a discount or full scholarship to low income members of our community. If you know an organization or an individual who might be well served by this program, please tell them to reach out to us via email at Events@BrooklynGrangeFarm.com. Brooklyn Grange recognizes that everyone’s situation is unique and we understand that there are circumstances beyond income, but please consider that we have our own bottom line to hit, and an ecosystem whose health depends on the financial sustainability of our organization. Please consider your privilege (ie. education, generational wealth, parental and community support, partnership status and other circumstances that may offer you a safety net which allows more resilience when financial setbacks occur)* before reaching out. Note that we we may ask for proof of income before we are able to make a determination of eligibility.
*Thank you to our friends at Farm School NYC for this language.