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WORKSHOP & CLASS RESERVATIONS

Class can usually be scheduled for Friday visits when available. We may be able to come to your location as long as at least three people sign up, or $50 for most private classes. Email for available times.

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

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At Armstrong Farms or a Location of Your Choice

In this workshop participants will learn about shiitake production on logs. Each participant will walk away with their own shiitake logs that are viable for up to five years. Hand out and hands on instruction provided as well as information about the instructor’s years of experience growing shiitakes in North Florida and other training programs around the country. $35 for 1 hour.

Growing Oyster Mushrooms

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This workshop focuses on the fast and fun Oyster mushroom family. In this workshop we will cover the common varieties and the seasons they best grow. We will produce an oyster mushroom bag for you to take home and provide handouts and advice on this fascinating fungi! $25 for 1 hour.

Mushroom Combo Class

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At Armstrong Farms or a Location of Your Choice

In this workshop we will cover the shiitake and oyster mushroom. Each participant will receive a shiitake log, an oyster mushroom bag, instructions regarding the best methods to create and care for your mushrooms, and discussions on other edible gourmet mushrooms that grow in North Florida such as Lion’s Mane and chicken of the woods. $50 for 2 hours.

Growing Succulents

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In this workshop we use our succulents to produce fairy gardens and beautiful hanging wall planters for participants to take home. This class offers a hands-on approach to ensure you enjoy your product for months to come! $45 for 1 hour.

Intro to Aquaculture

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We offer an introduction to Aquaponics, in this class we take you through our various systems. We discuss water quality, fish varieties, plant varieties, and techniques. We provide handouts with basic design plans as well as helpful links to further your education. $30 for 2 hours.

Vermiculture

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Learn how to turn your kitchen scraps into garden gold! In this workshop we will look at various worm production systems as well as produce a two bucket system complete with worms for participants to take home. $30 for 1 hour +500 worms

Herbal Teas

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Participants of this workshop will learn about easy to grow and easy to brew herbal teas. We make five to seven different herbal teas at the workshop to sample and discuss many more. Handouts and snacks will be provided. $15 for 1 hour, includes 3 herbs.

Fungicidal Teas

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This workshop teaches participants about how to brew your own fertility enhancing, insecticidal and fungicidal teas! Learn how to use things we can grow in our gardens to boost our plants’ abilities to uptake nutrients as well as formulas to combat bug and fungal issues as well. $20 for 1 hour.

General Organic Gardening

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In this workshop we will discuss how to use organic principles to grow healthier food. Topics include composting, Vermiculture, crop rotation, cover crops, companion planting and more! Handouts are included. $20 for 1 hour.

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