2022 Forest Farming – August 14th is Sold Out

Workshop 2: Encouraging Mushroom Production within a Forest Ecosystem: A Practical Approach to Collaborating with Nature 

Date & Location: August 14th, 2022, in Marshall, NC, 1-5 pm.

Join Chris Parker for a tour of the Forest Farmacy to better understand how to propagate and expand the forest production operation, including a tour of the mushroom spawn and grow rooms. Participants will work on observation and deepening awareness of mushroom and mycorrhizal forest systems and cultivation techniques, specifically how to use wood chip beds and pasteurized straw for mushroom cultivation.

Organic Growers School offers this series of forest farm tours and workshops in partnership with the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition (ABFFC). ABFFC is dedicated to increasing opportunities for farmers and forestland owners in Appalachia and beyond.  Join the ABFFC coalition to become part of the movement! For more information, please visit the ABFFC homepage for the event.

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Note: Once you register, you will receive specific farm tour information and directions before the event. Please email stephanie@organicgrowersschool.org to be added to our waitlist for this event.

These tours will be on farms and include walking in hilly and forested areas. Please let us know if you have any specific needs or accommodations in this regard. 

Author: René Foster

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