Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

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June 18th, 2016 (9am – 4pm)

Our June mushroom workshop registration is now open!

Join us on June 18th  for an action-packed day to learn hands-on skills in launching, operating and growing your own mushroom farm. You can choose between oyster or button mushroom growing for your farm or backyard.

This workshop will take you through the practical and theoretical details of commercially growing mushrooms and help you understand why mushrooms.

In the Workshop you will learn:

for Oyster Mushrooms:

  • Sourcing mushroom spawn
  • Substrate selection and ingredients
  • Grow house and equipment
  • Pasteurization
  • Inoculation
  • Incubation
  • Managing your grow rooms
  • Harvesting
  • Managing pests and disease

for Button Mushrooms: 

  • Sourcing mushroom spawn
  • Compost making and schedule
  • Grow houses and equipment
  • Managing grow room conditions
  • Growing phases (spawning, casing)
  • Harvesting
  • Managing pests and disease

Your Training Fees Includes

Each student will get a mushroom training workbook, and can join our private WhatsApp community where we share tips and resources to help you start and grow your mushroom farm.

Your course fee also includes tea and lunch.

Your Teacher

Kundai Musarurwa is an award-winning farmer with a passion for mushroom cultivation. Kundai has trained in gourmet mushroom cultivation in South Africa and locally. She has been featured in Mushroom Business magazine and on ZBC. She has been leading hands-on mushroom training on the farm since 2014.

About the Venue

The training is conveniently located on our family farm in Ruwa, just 30 minutes outside town. The farm is an active mixed-use farm where we raise livestock and grow vegetables.

Please note we are on the Chiremba Road side of Ruwa, just after Epworth.

Booking this Workshop

Oyster mushrooms: $50; Button mushrooms: $100

Since space is limited, early registration is strongly advised. You can pay using Ecocash or cash. Please contact us via phone at 0773205305 to arrange payment and for directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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