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Advanced Mushroom Growing Techniques

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Compost Education Centre

1216 N Park St

Victoria, BC V8T 1C9

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In this sequel workshop to Grow Your Own Mushrooms, students with some mushroom growing experience will learn how to work with mycelium on agar and how to make sawdust blocks for growing medicinal mushrooms. Agar cultures allows the grower to clone and isolate attractive species and strains of mushrooms. The students will each get a chance to make an agar tissue transfer on their own petri plate to bring home. The lecture will also include slides on how to make grain spawn and grow medicinal mushrooms on sawdust blocks and on fresh cut logs.

Instructor Bio:

Vadim Junea has been cultivation fungi for five years and has grown mushrooms commercially for the 10 Acres Restaurant. After studying microbiology at University of Guelph he moved to Vancouver Island to pursue a good life growing food and living closer to the land. He is passionate about mycology and nutrition, and seeks to encourage people to grow their own food as means to deepen their relationship with themselves and nature. Vadim currently resides in Victoria and works as a farmer at the 10 Acres Farm.



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The Compost Education Centre is located on unceded and occupied Indigenous territories, specifically the land of the Lekwungen speaking people—the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. These nations are two of many, made up of individuals who have lived within the porous boundaries of what is considered Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Kwakwa'wakw Territory (Vancouver Island) since time immemorial. At the CEC we seek to respect, honour and continually grow our own understandings of Indigenous rights and history, and to fulfill our responsibilities as settlers, who live and work directly with the land and its complex, vital ecologies and our diverse, evolving communities


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