Darren Le Baron is back for in-person Shroomshop. Join us for his all brand new workshop… come and learn the basics of mushroom cultivation and explore various techniques for growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms. This will be a hands on experience and will cover everything you need to know to get you started.
Mushrooms have been growing wild since prehistoric times. Their therapeutic value has been prized in indigenous cultures, for thousands of years. In the past few decades, mushrooms have become even more popular for their therapeutic qualities in the west as a result of an expanding body of scientific research supporting their numerous health benefits.
What We Will Cover:
- What are Mushrooms?
- How do Mushrooms grow?
- How do you grow Mushrooms at home?
- How to make your own grain spawn
- How to make a fruiting tub?
- Mushroom Aftercare
- Where to get everything?
Each participant will leave with a grow kit
Darren Le Baron
Darren Le Baron is a keen mushroom grower and teacher, having taught over a thousand people in the last seven years how to grow their own edible mushrooms. He is Horticulture and Food Enterprise worker and tutor for and has translated his home growing experience into a commercial experiment. In this workshop Darren shares his practical tips and experience to help you successfully grow mushrooms at home.
Please note we only have 35 places so we advise booking in advance. The workshop should take around 3/4 hours but you are welcome to hang out after. We will have tea and snacks.