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From Spore to Harvest - Tips and Tricks for Growing Mushrooms at Home

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Permaculture Blue Mountains is pleased to present Blue Mountains resident Alex Felix, owner/operator of EarthRising Mushroom Farm, Lawson.

Tuesday 5 March 2024 - 6.15pm registration opens - 6.30pm dinner - 7pm guest speaker
Mavis Wood Hall, Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 
9 New Street Lawson

Fungi are nature’s alchemists and hold untold answers for our future on Earth. Come along and find out why mushrooms and other edible fungi are fast becoming a major source of food, how fungi assists in environmental remediation, design and construction, and medicinally.

EarthRising Mushroom Farm grow different varieties of oyster mushrooms and the increasingly popular medicinal Lion's Mane.


EarthRising Mushroom Farm in Lawson operates as a low-tech mushroom farm by replacing machinery with people. Given 76% of mushroom cultivation is in Asia, Alex states working locally means they can produce the freshest mushrooms for local restaurants and the community. Not only does EarthRising Mushroom Farm run on solar, the production is free of chemical sprays.

Alex will take you through through the different steps of the mushroom growing process, from the work with spores in the lab to the mushroom harvest; as well as providing tips for growing mushrooms at home.

If you are interested in our mushrooms for your kitchen or store please contact us with your information and we will get back to you promptly.


Please bring- a friend, a plate, a cup, cutlery and food to share. There will be a lucky door prize and a great raffle, so remember to bring some gold coins.

Note - the guest speaker starts at 7pm 

Entry fee - $5 non-members - $2 members - $10 PBM membership

We have made it easier for you to book. Paste the link into your browser REGISTER through Humanatix and choose 'PAY at the DOOR' or simply pay on-line.


Together we can grow .. Permaculture Blue Mountains

Enquiries:    Amanda Argent 0409 513 337    

- We look forward to you joining us. RSVP appreciated for room set up -




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