Introduction to Fungi (and Easy Mushrooms you can Grow at Home)


Introduction to Fungi (and Easy Mushrooms you can Grow at Home)


Saturday, 24th August, 9am - 1pm.

Only $80 for the four-hour workshop, bookings by phone - (02) 4759 3478 - or in store today! Alternatively, please register your interest online and one of our friendly staff will be in touch to finalise your reservation.

In this workshop, you will be learning about the magical world of fungi, what makes them essential in healthy soil, and how you can easily grow some edible types in your garden and even on your desk! Manu will be taking you through the ins and outs of introducing edible mushrooms in your garden and growing some in easily sourced substrates.

About your teacher:

Emmanuela (Manu) is a small scale food grower with a background in Permaculture and regenerative agriculture. In addition to being coordinator of Lyttleton Gardens, Manu is currently training with American microbiologist Dr Elaine Ingham in order to become a certified soil health consultant. She teaches the Introductory Vegetable Gardening and Permaculture workshops at Lyttleton Stores and designs productive edible gardens.

BYO lunch, please note you will need enclosed shoes and garden attire for this workshop. Expect to get your hands dirty!

Volunteer position:

Lyttleton is now offering one volunteer position per workshop. If you are interested in volunteering for a workshop you will need to come in for a volunteer induction. Workshop volunteers must be members and they will receive a 20% discount for one week if they volunteer for a half day workshop (4 hours) and for 2 weeks if they volunteer for a full day workshop. They will also get to learn new skills and help the tutor during the workshop. If you are interested in volunteering please contact 2-6 weeks prior to the workshop commencement date.

Cancellation Policy:

Please note that workshops are non-refundable, however, if you give us 48 hours notice of cancellation, we can give you a workshop credit to apply to a different workshop.

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