The registration period is from 02/24/2016 12:00 am to 04/24/2017 12:00 am
Mushrooms – Introduction To Cultivation, Uses, Mysteries & Magic - Details
Dates:  04/01/2017 - 04/02/2017
Times:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:   Solar Living Center, Hopland, CA
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Growing mushrooms for food and medicine. An introduction to growing mushrooms in your homes, backyards, farms, schools and more. Myco-remediation, how to use mushrooms to help clean up pollutants and the environment. Growing medicinal mushrooms and so much more. In addition to the knowledge & experience you will gain, everyone will leave this course with a living edible gourmet mushroom kit!

Three Hands-on Experience Opportunities:

  1. During this course we will install a gourmet mushroom garden under our organic fruit tree orchard onsite!
  2. Create your own indoor/outdoor mushroom mini-farm during this class.
  3. Construction and installation of mushroom “Myco-filtration” bags used to clean up soils, water and the landscape.

Course Topics Include:

  • Mushroom Cultivation – How to Grow Your Own Delicious, Nutritious and Medicinal Fungi.
  • Growing Mushrooms at Home, in your Garage, Shed or in the Garden.
  • Mushrooms as Medicine – Introduction to Some Amazing Medicinal Qualities of Mushrooms.
  • Mushrooms as a Natural Pesticide Alternative.
  • Environmental Clean Up Using Mushrooms – How to use Myco-remediation to clean up soils, water and the environment.

Don't miss this one of a kind mushroom course. We are thrilled to be offering this detailed training that will give you the knowledge and experience required to start growing and using edible gourmet mushrooms! Hope you can join us for the amazing course appropriately being held at one of California's oldest and most successful Permaculture demonstration/education sites, The Solar Living Institute!

Presented by: Nor Cal Aquaponics, www.norcalaquaponics.com and www.solarliving.org

Instructor: Max Meyers, Aquaponics Specialist,/Registered Aquaculturist/Permaculture Designer. We feel very fortunate to have Max Meyers as our core instructor for this course. With almost 20 years of experience in Permaculture, Sustainable Water Systems Design and Aquaponics, he is an invaluable member of our team.

Group Discounts
# Minimum number of tickets Discount per ticket
1 2 20.00 %


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for over 15 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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