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Thursday, August 18 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
Easy Straw Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms and Alternative Substrates

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Mark Jones and Kris Holstrom will demo growing mushrooms on cereal straws, but also be discussing Ailanthus, thistle and introduce the Eat Your Weeds project to convert invasive and opportunistic plant species into edible mushrooms, while also focusing on community based systems for stroring and sharing information to improve the education of the processes in developing novel food production system for humans and livestock alike.

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Kris Holstrom

Tomtem Farm
Kris Holstrom is the owner of Tomten Farm, a high altitude, off-grid, permaculture based research, demonstration and education farm at 9000’ near Telluride, Colorado. She consults on permaculture designs, edible and medicinal landscaping, school and community gardens through her business, Productive Properties. Kris has a BS in Forest Management from Utah State University and an MS in Horticulture from Virginia Tech... Read More →
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Mark Jones

Sharondale Mushroom Farm
Mark Jones operates Sharondale Mushroom Farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.  He grows gourmet and medicinal  mushrooms, mushroom spawn, and a diverse garden with small fruit, fiber, and flowering plants.  He teaches workshops about mushroom cultivation and designing perennial polycultures.  His current work includes: developing low-input mushroom growing techniques for small farms, intercropping mushrooms in... Read More →

Thursday August 18, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Elks Park Elks Park, S Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435

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