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Event Series Event Series: Mushrooms and Manitoba Maple Syrup

Mushrooms and Manitoba Maple Syrup

April 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn to grow mushrooms and harvest Manitoba maple syrup.

Join expert Ken Fosty to learn how to ‘plant’ mushroom spawn and grow your own shiitake mushrooms on oak logs. Hands-on demonstration will show how to inoculate logs with mushroom spawn.

You’ll also learn how to make your own syrup from local Manitoba maple and birch trees. Topics covered include tree identification and selection, tapping trees, boiling off sap, bottling, and storing syrup.

Mushroom grow kits and tree taps will be available for sale following the hands-on presentation.

Please note

Recommended for adults and children aged 10+

This program takes place in the Richardson Interpretive Centre.

Cost

Included with general admission to FortWhyte Alive

Free for FortWhyte Alive Members