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GROW YOUR OWN MUSHROOMS (GYOM)

20-FEB-2021 TO 20-MAR-2021

Kick start a healthy, green & chemical free new year, by growing your own food or eliminating synthetic chemicals from your life. We have simplified mushroom cultivation & chemical free living into simple sessions. Come, simplify your sustainability journey with us, and welcome the new year with a new you !

 

SIMPLIFYING MUSHROOM CULTIVATION AT HOME

 

This is an online, hands-on series of 8 sessions (11 hours) to help you grow your own oyster mushrooms without using anything fancy. Follow along & towards the end of this series, you will be able to successfully harvest your first crop.

About the workshop:

Did you know that you can grow mushrooms at home easily, without any tools or equipment!
 

This is a hands-on training of 2 sessions (3 hours total) to help people grow their own oyster mushrooms without using anything fancy. They can be grown on a variety of substrates available easily at home, including organic waste from the kitchen! 

Format for the workshop:

This will be a 2 day workshop, 1 hour 30 minutes per day. First day focuses on the theoretical aspect of mushroom growing at home. The second day we will talk about the “hands-on” aspect of growing mushrooms at home. Towards the end of the session, we will also talk about some quick tips & tricks to naturally enhance the nutritional value of mushrooms.

Why grow mushrooms at home:

Just like any other vegetable, it is very easy to grow oyster mushrooms at home, organically! Oyster mushrooms are excellent sources of proteins, vitamins and some rare minerals like selenium. In addition to this, they are the source of a compound called “lovastatin”, which has been proven to reduce bad cholesterol.

Who can join?

This is an idea workshop for anyone who is interested in either growing their own food at home or is passionate about fungi & its role in our health.

Requirements:

  1. Spawn (mushroom seed). You can call/ whatsapp: Shrey +91-8894486066

  2. 2 polythene bags approximately 10X12 inch (Empty 400 gms bread packets can also be used)  

  3. 2 Rubber Bands

  4. 1-2 Kg, singularly or a mix of following:

      dry grass, hay, paddy straw, peanut/ walnut/ almond/ coconut shells, dry leaves, potato peels, peanut               pods, corn cobs, used tea leaves, used coffee grounds, twigs, cardboard or used paper.

When:

21 & 22 May, 2021
5.00 to 6.30 PM (IST)

Format for the workshop:

This will be a 2 day workshop, 1 hour 30 minutes per day. First day focuses on the theoretical aspect of mushroom growing at home. The second day we will talk about the “hands-on” aspect of growing mushrooms at home. Towards the end of the session, we will also talk about some quick tips & tricks to naturally enhance the nutritional value of mushrooms.