Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
16
2:00 PM14:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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Log Inoculation Workshop
Mar
30
2:00 PM14:00

Log Inoculation Workshop

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-log-inoculation-workshop-tickets-53392647847

Inoculated mushroom logs help extend your garden or farm growing season and are about the most low-maintenance pet you’ll ever own!  Join us for a fun and learning filled 2.5 hour class on mushroom log inoculation. Participants will receive a tour of Haw River Mushrooms farm, inoculate four logs in class to take home (additional logs may be purchased at $10/each), and receive all the information you need to care for your logs and even cut and inoculate your own logs at home if you wish!  Delicious and energizing Chaga Reishi Tea will be on tap throughout class.

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FAQ:

What mushroom varieties will we inoculate with?

We will have blue oyster, lions mane, and shiitake spawn available, and you may choose them in any quantity you wish (e.g. 4 shiitake; 2 oyster, 1 lions mane, 1 shiitake; etc).

I want to order lots of extra logs. How does that work?

Just place your order through the event link (there is a space for ordering extra logs). We offer logs at our wholesale rate to class participants. Typically the logs are already made up, but we will also have extra un-inoculated logs available if you prefer to do them yourself. If you are ordering more than 10 extra logs, please follow up with an email to info@hawrivermushrooms.com to make sure we have your desired varieties.

Do I need a special vehicle to transport my logs home?

Logs are 2 feet long, and 3 to 6 inches in diameter. They should transport in even the smallest car trunk. You may wish to bring a Tupperware or trashbag to keep your vehicle clean during transport.

What kind of environment do I need to grow my logs successfully at home?

Their ideal environment will be shady with good circulation and near a water source, such as under a tree or on the south facing side of a house. We have had class participants successfully fruit logs on apartment balconies, in their home garden, and in their woods. They are very low maintenance! In class we will talk about strategies to make sure your log gets the light, air, and moisture it needs.

How long will it take my log to fruit and how long will it last?

Our 2018 log class participants saw their first fruits within 5-8 months of class. Logs should fruit for about 1 year for every inch of diameter in the log (3-7 years depending on conditions and wood). Many logs give several fruits each season.

What happens if my logs never fruit?

We have produced over 1,500 inoculated logs at the farm and have seen our cultures perform well in all kinds of environments throughout the southeast. If none of your logs fruit after a calendar year, please contact the farm and we are happy to troubleshoot with you.

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King Stropharia & Bleu Foots in the Garden
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

King Stropharia & Bleu Foots in the Garden

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

GET TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/king-stropharia-bleu-foots-in-the-garden-tickets-53397395046

King Stropharia and Bleu Foots are some of the easiest ground-grown mushrooms for gardeners and homesteaders to cultivate.  Learn how to create a robust growing space for the mushroom king, aka Stropharia, aka the giant winecap and beautiful light blue Bleu Foots by helping Haw River Mushrooms prepare our mushroom beds.  We’ll talk about optimal site selection, how to care for your beds, companion planting, and mushroom ID and harvest tips. Each participant will go home with a handout walking them through the process and their own 5.5 lb spawn bags to grow these mushrooms in your home garden!  They can be incorporated into existing beds (with mulch supplementation) or you can create a 6' x 6' plot in a shady area of your property. These mushrooms typically colonize for one warm season -expect your first harvest in Fall 2019 or spring 2020.

Note: Participants should wear farm appropriate shoes and clothing that they don’t mind getting muddy.

Primary Registration: $100 (Includes 5.5 lb Stropharia and 5.5 lb Bleu Foot spawn bags for creating your own garden)

Bring a Friend: $35 (available only with a primary registration purchase, does not include mushroom spawn)

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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Medicinal Mushroom Tinctures and Vinegars 11/17

Get tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/medicinal-mushroom-tinctures-and-vinegars-saturday-multiple-dates-tickets-50613404054

DESCRIPTION

Are you interested in incorporating more of the medicinal benefits of mushrooms into your daily routine? Kickstart your use of this natural superfood with a day of learning and creating at Haw River Mushrooms, and go home with a three months supply of some of the most researched mushroom tinctures (2 oz of Lions Mane (Made together in class!), 1 oz turkey tail, 1 oz Reishi, and 1 oz chaga. This is a $75 value and a great start to a wonderful home apothecary.

Schedule:
Welcome, and start Lion's Mane water decoction
Haw River Mushrooms Farm Tour - see how we grow many varieties of mushrooms indoors on sawdust and outdoors on logs.

Snack Time
We'll try a few mushroom-tastic beverages and horderves. You'll go home with the recipes to make your favorites whenever you want. We change the menu depending on whats in season but expect to try mushroom jerky and chaga tea.

Learning Presentation
Enjoy snacks while we go through a photo filled presentation of the health benefits of some of the most researched medicinal mushrooms, including lions mane, reishi, chaga, turkey tail, and oyster. We’ll provide an overview of some of the current research being done on medicinal mushrooms, the properties of mushrooms, and how different forms of extraction can make a mushroom tincture or infusion more potent.

Next, we'll pour off our Lions Mane tincture that's been simmering all afternoon and combine it with a pre-made alcohol extraction. You'll pour and label your own 2 oz jar to take home.

Class takes place indoors. We will be outdoors for about 40 minutes for the farm tour. Dress in farm appropriate shoes. Part of the tour requires climbing 6 steps, but mushrooms can be brought to any participate that can't climb stairs.


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Nov
16
5:30 PM17:30

Fungi Friday at Country Farm and Home

Reserve Tickets at https://chathamfarmsupply.com/news-and-announcements/fungi-friday-mushroom-log-demonstration%C2%A0?fbclid=IwAR1FQuH6hijub_tfydsgoKPgMRJLVMwbzozrG2culqMXEHy_7x2eOJUT1Sw

Join Laura Stewart of Haw River Mushrooms, LLC to learn how to inoculate mushroom logs for outdoor growing. We will inoculate shiitake logs together in class, and talk about growing shiitake, oyster, and lions mane mushrooms, including selecting wood varieties, inoculation tools, site preparation, maintenance, mushroom ID, and harvest techniques. Course cost includes one inoculated shiitake log to take home. Spawn and other tools will be available at an additional cost if you wish to inoculate more logs at home. Come for the fungus, stay for the fun! 

About the instructor:
Laura Stewart is the co-owner of Haw River Mushrooms, LLC, based in Saxapahaw. Her farm grows oyster, shiitake, lions mane, cinnamon cap, reishi, and other seasonal varieties of hardwood mushrooms. Laura is also a certified mushroom forager for NC, SC, and GA. Learn more about her work and the farm at... 
www.hawrivermushrooms.com,
www.instagram.com/hawrivermushrooms
www.facebook.com/hawrivermushrooms

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Introduction to Mushroom Foraging
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Mushroom Foraging

Purchase Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-mushroom-foraging-tickets-50541526065

Learn the foundation skills you need to confidently search, identify, and prepare wild edible mushrooms. We will cover 13 of the most prolific edible mushrooms found in the Carolinas, several of which are in season Right Now! Living examples of several varieties will be on hand, and participants will have the opportunity to taste Chaga Reishi Tea and try lions mane and reishi tincture. We'll end class with a quick cooking demo featuring oyster mushrooms, lions mane, and wood ear (I'll add others if foraging weather makes them available the week of class). Class is primarily classroom style with powerpoint slides. We'll have a chance to get moving and test our skills with an end of class ID quiz.

Optional post-class farm tour. After class participants are invited to stop by Haw River Mushrooms Farm (a three minute drive from the venue) for a farm tour. The tour will be from 8:15pm -8:40 pm.

Note: You'll receive a handout with basic information about the varieties covered, but in class I will recommend that every forager own at least one ID book. Two I recommend are A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas by Alan and Arlene Bessette and The Complete Mushroom Hunter by Gary Lincoff (focused on edible mushrooms.

FAQs

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable. If extenuating circumstances require you to miss the event, you can contact us at info@hawrivermushrooms.com to see if we can extend your credit to a future event offering.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have your information and do a quick "roll call" at the start of class.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, you may transfer your ticket to another participant. Its helpful if you can email us ahead of time to give us a heads up.


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