Model Forest Workshop: Intro to Shiitake Growing

Saturday, April 11, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm

Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road
Carmel, New York

Due to current health concerns, this event is canceled.

Workshop for environmental stewards

Due to current health concerns, this event is canceled.

The Lower Hudson Valley is filled with magnificent forests which benefit wildlife and filter our drinking water. These forests also support our communities and a uniquely delicious product, the shiitake mushroom.

Learning how to grow shiitake mushroomsLearn how to grow shiitake mushrooms

Get a hands-on introduction to producing log-grown shiitake. You will learn what makes shiitake mushrooms a fantastic local product and be guided through the steps for growing them by inoculating your own log.

This introductory workshop is designed for adult participants and held in partnership with natural resource professionals from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. The session will include an indoor component and an outdoor demonstration; participants should dress for the weather that day.


Contact Matt Smetana, Model Forest Facilitator
at [email protected] or 845.216.0239


There is a $15 fee for the workshop, which includes an inoculated log to take home.
Additional logs available for inoculation and purchase.

Space is limited to 20 participants, advance registration is required.

This event is canceled.