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Events & Online Courses

Our program offers events both in person and online. Any upcoming events will be posted to this page.

Online Courses

Both online courses are available for self-study at ANY TIME by registering through the links below. Enrollment includes lifetime access to the materials and we offer live updated sessions each spring semester in six-week blocks. BF 151 usually runs live from January - early February and BF 153 from mid-February through late March.

Shiitake mushrooms grow on a log

BF 151: Woodland Mushroom Cultivation

Growing Mushrooms on Logs, Stumps, and Woodchips

This course trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale woodland mushroom production. Students will learn the basic biology of mushrooms, cultivation techniques for shiitake, oyster, lions mane, and stropharia mushrooms, proper conditions for fruiting, management needs, and harvesting and marketing mushrooms.

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BF 153: Indoor Specialty Mushroom Production

Cultivating in Spare Rooms, Basements, and Buildings

This course trains new and experienced farmers in the background, techniques, and economics of farm scale indoor commercial production. Students will learn the basic biology of mushrooms, cultivation techniques, proper conditions for fruiting, management needs, and harvesting and marketing mushrooms.

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