About the Workshop: Join us for a day of learning and hands-on experience as Danny shares his expertise on the intricacies of mushroom cultivation, from the basics to advanced techniques. You will leave this workshop with the tools, skills and a starter kit to grow your own mushrooms at home.
Throughout the workshop, you will delve into the following key areas:
1. Mushroom Cultivation Essentials: Danny will guide participants through the fundamental steps of growing mushrooms at home. Learn about substrate preparation, sterilization methods, and the importance of a controlled environment to ensure successful cultivation.
2. Exploring Mushroom Varieties: Dive into the enchanting world of different mushroom varieties, including the vibrant Pink Oyster and the regal Lion's Mane. Gain insights into their unique growth requirements, flavors, and textures, and discover the optimal conditions for nurturing each variety to perfection.
3. Scaling Up Your Mushroom Operation: Aspiring mushroom growers often face the challenge of scaling up their cultivation endeavors. Danny will provide valuable insights into expanding your mushroom production, whether for personal consumption or potential commercial ventures. Learn about effective space utilization, equipment selection, and maintaining consistency in larger setups.
4. Culinary Magic: From Harvest to Plate: Mushrooms are not only a delight to grow but also a culinary treasure. Chef Maony from the Kitchen Pantry will demonstrate on how she harnesses the flavours and textures of freshly harvested mushrooms to create exquisite dishes.