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Find us weekly on Sundays at the Brighton Farmers Market in Rochester NY


Basilica Hudson is located at 110 South Front Street Hudson, New York, across & south of the Amtrak Train Station.

+++Thursday May 11, 2017 6:30-8:30pm+++
Urban Mushroom Cultivation
Brooklyn Grange Clinton Avenue & Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11205

++++SATURDAY MAY 13, 2017 10am++++
Tinker Nature Park is located at
1525 Calkins Road, Between Pinnacle Rd. and Clover Street in the Town of Henrietta


Saturday JUNE 3, 2017
Spring OPEN HOUSE @ Well Sweep Herb Farm

205 Mt Bethel Rd
Port Murray, New Jersey

3rd Annual Mycosymbiotics Fest
Camp Rieley
Harrisburg, PA


Fungi Cultivation & Foraging

3-day Short Course

September 22 - 24

with Olga Tzogas and Steve Gabriel

Explore the wondrous world of fungi and learn how to grow and forage mushrooms with Farming the Woods co-author Steve Gabriel and Olga Tzogas of Smugtown Mushrooms.

During this 3-day intensive course participants will identify wild mushrooms and learn tree ID and forest ecology, inoculate logs, straw, and grain, learn low-tech propagation techniques, and of course, cook and eat mushrooms.

Participants will build their skills in mushroom identification, cultivation, and propagation and leave the course equipped with the knowledge and tools.

Topics Covered:

  • Lifecycle of Fungi

  • Ecology; where to find mushrooms in the woods

  • Safe and ethical wild mushroom harvesting

  • Shiitake and others on logs, stumps, and woodchips

  • Oyster on straw, coffee grounds, and sawdust

  • Making your own mushrooms medicine

  • Low-Tech methods to propagate and grow

$300 includes lunch each day and free access to our online course