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Description: The Master Gardener Association of Macon County will beholding a Shiitake mushroom hands on learning workshop for homeowners whodesire to grow Shiitake for additional income as an alternative agriculturalcrop or simply for personal consumption. This workshop be held on SaturdayFebruary 18th in two time slots at the Environmental Resource Center located1624 Lakeside Dr Franklin NC 28734.


Speaker Christy Bredenkamp, Macon County Extension Directorwill cover all aspects of Shiitake mushroom production and will include a"hands on" experience via the Macon Master Gardeners whereindividuals will inoculate and bring home their own logs. For demonstrationpurposes, we ask that you bring 2 logs cut in the dormant season (Nov-March)preferably red, white or scarlet oak that are 3”– 6” inches in diameter, 4 ft.long and with bark intact free from bare or diseased spots. The presence oflichen or moss is fine. Workshop fee is $35.00 (pay at door cash or check).


There will be two time frames for registration:

·     8:30 a.m. sign-in and attend classroom sessionfrom 9:00-10:00 a.m. inoculate logs from 10:00-11:30 a.m.

·     11:00 a.m. sign-in and attend classroom sessionfrom 11:30-12:30 p.m. inoculate logs from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. or so.


For more information or to register please contact the MaconExtension Center at 828 349 2049 or e-mail

Feb 18 Sat