Mushroom expert and producer extraordinaire Chris Wright will be giving an Urban Mushroom Production Presentation at the Master Gardeners of Detroit. The presentation is open to the public. It will take place at 7 PM,Wednesday January 26, at the United Methodist Church, 211 Moross Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Chris will outline how anyone from a hobbyist gardener to a full-time urban farmer can, without difficulty, grow gourmet mushrooms in and around the home/farm. The presentation will include a synopsis of the different species, strategies and methods available for growing mushrooms, as well as a discussion on how incorporating mushrooms into a traditional garden or cropping system can increase and maximize the ultimate nutritional yield per square foot. A limited amount of spawn for growing mushrooms will also be available for purchase.