Do you have access to oak branches? Learn how to ‘plant’ the mushroom spawn and grow your own Shiitake mushrooms on oak logs. Hands-on demonstration will show how to inoculate the logs with mushroom spawn. A biological process you’ll love – growing your own mushrooms backyard style. Mushroom Grow Kits will be available for sale following the hands-on presentation.
Or, do you have a maple or birch tree on your property? Learn how to make your own syrup from local Manitoba maple and birch trees. Hands-on demonstration will include tree identification and selection, tapping the tree, boiling off the sap, bottling, storing the syrup and how-to instructions. Enjoy making your own “sweet treat”. Manitoba Maple Syrup - A Taste of Manitoba. Taps will be available for sale following the hands-on presentation.
Sunday March 11 1pm–2:15 pm
FREE with regular admission
Please register in advance -- to reserve your seat, call our bookings office at (204) 989-8355 x311, or visit store.fortwhyte.org to reserve your spot.