Learn to grow your own shiitakes with Franklin County Extension

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FARMINGTON – University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on mushroom production on Tuesday, May 9, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., at Franklin County Extension Office, 138 Pleasant Street, Farmington.

The workshop is for anyone who is interested in learning how mushrooms grow or how to grow their own. Nick Rowley, Extension sustainable agriculture and horticulture professional, will discuss mushroom production for the small farm and demonstrate the process of inoculating mushrooms. Suggested donation of $10. Registration is required. Visit the website to register.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Tiffany Wing, 207.778.4650; tiffany.wing@maine.edu.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:
As a trusted resource for 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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