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“Growing Mushrooms for Fun or Profit”
I will take reservations starting Sept. 1st.
Range Master Gardeners must reserve their seat.
The Range Master Gardener Volunteer Assn., Iron County Extension
and 46th Parallel Planters Gardening Club invite all interested gardeners
to a seminar on “Growing Mushrooms for Fun or Profit”.
Joe Krawczyk of Field and Forest Products will show us how to grow mushrooms at home on Saturday, September 28th, at 9:30 a.m. at Gogebic Community College.
Joseph Krawczyk and his wife and business partner, Mary E. Kozak are owners of Field and Forest Products, Inc in . For the past 30 years, their business has been providing mushroom spawn, growing supplies and expertise to commercial mushroom growers, market gardeners and the home gardening crowd.
Joe is a charter member and sits on the board of directors of the Shiitake Growers Association of WI. (SHII-GAW)He has been the featured speaker at many SHII-GAW meetings and a guest speaker at numerous mushroom functions throughout the and including the National Shiitake Symposium, the , the North American Mushroom Conference and the North American Mycological Association National Foray.
His expertise has led him to cooperate overseas with aspiring mushroom growers to improve their operations. His help has been received by growers in , , , the of , and . Always willing to travel, Joe has also participated in many seminars throughout the of bringing home with him new cultivation ideas and a sense of wonderment on the scope of mushroom cultivation worldwide.
Joe has co-authored the book "Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in a Continental Climate" with Mary Ellen. This book has received many accolades for its practicality, sense of homespun humor and its thorough coverage of shiitake log cultivation. They have also published articles for Mushroom News and have been featured in other national magazines.
Joe will speak approximately two hours on log and particulate substrate cultivation of mushroom species that can be grown in the home garden.
About five years ago we had Joe give a talk and he is excellent!
The seminar is in the Academic Building, room A211-second floor.
Park in Lot C in the back of the college. Sign in starts at 8:45 a.m.
Refreshments will be served. The cost is only $5.00 per person.
Free to Range Master Gardeners and 46th Parallel Planters.
Seating will be limited so you must call and reserve your seat as soon as possible.
Call Lynn Adams at 906-932-3509 or email me firstname.lastname@example.org for information and to make a reservation. In the subject line type: ”Mushroom Man”
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