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The 'World is Your Oyster' Mushroom * Make-n-Take!

Local Living Venture
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Simple Techniques For Growing Oyster Mushrooms In Your Home!
This is a hands-on, how to workshop for beginners, presented by the Local Living Venture and Mike Corse of Deep Root Mushroom Farm.

LIMIT OF 12 attendees, so sign up soon!
(see To Register below.)

Saturday, April 7
2 - 4 pm
Near Colton, NY

You will receive an introduction / crash course in Fungi and Fungi cultivation! There will be a demonstration of Oyster mushrooms cultivated on straw, using the cold water pastuerization method.

Hands-on mushroom cultivation will follow where you will create your very own oyster mushroom grow kit to take home with you! Additional bags are available from Deep Root Mushroom Farm for $15 each.

Additionally, there will be a tour of the inner workings of Deep Root Mushroom Farm to include the lab, incubation chamber and, of course, the "mush"room!

SPECIAL NOTE for Mushroom Lovers! We will also present a hands-on Shiitake Mushroom workshop on May 5 from 10 am to 3 pm! Check our Workshop Schedule (www.LocalLivingVenture.org/full-events-schedule) for a posting soon!

Mike Corse is owner/operator of Deep Root Mushroom Farm where he has been growing shiitake and oyster mushrooms since 2010. Currently Deep Root Mushroom Farm sells at the Canton and Potsdam Farmers Market, Nature's Storehouse in Canton, Jake's On The Water in Hannawa Falls, The 1844 House and Big Spoon Kitchen both in Potsdam.
Deep Root Mushroom Farm is ever growing or "mushrooming" with plans to expand into other markets and introduce new mushroom varieties soon.
Mike lives deep in the woods of Pierrepont, N.Y. on their off-grid homestead with his wife Maria, one dog, three cats and several billion mushroom spores.

For this unique learning experience, a $30 general public, $55 couple/family of two, $18 student donation is requested for material costs, to cover overhead expenses and to benefit Local Living Venture non-profit workshop creation.
Participants will go home with your own starter bag of oyster mushrooms, included in the cost of the workshop!
Additional bags are available from Deep Root Mushroom Farm for $18 each.
Donations can be made by cash or check to "Local Living Venture" and are collected on site during registration.
Reduced Rate / Scholarships are available upon request, keeping in consideration that there are material costs for this workshop. Donations are collected on site.

Please note that our Presenters are generous volunteers donating their time to support the Local Living Venture, because your donation is a major means of our support as a small community organization.

Send email to LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com or call (315) 347-4223 to reserve a spot.
Please note the workshop name, number in party, contact phone number(s) and email address when reserving.
Email confirmation with location, directions, and FAQ will be sent to all registrants within 24-48 hours.

Presented with
Mike Corse
Deep Root Mushroom Farm

Coordinated by
Local Living Venture
Serious Fun * Delightful Education

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The Local Living Venture coordinates near-weekly Resourceful Living Skills Workshops, community events and information exchanges - sharing traditional rural and simple living skills for a healthy and capable community.

We collaborate in presenting these life-long learning events with generous community members who have skills and knowledge to share.

The LLV is coordinated entirely by volunteers.
With a small staff, and your support, we make big things happen!

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315. 347. 4223 * PO Box 736 Canton, NY 13617

A 501(c)(3) community-based educational non-profit organization

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