Mushroom Cultivation & Farm Integration Workshop


Join Ryath Beauchene and Felicia Herron at Suchernova Farm, on the 27th of April for a hands-on day of mushroom cultivation skills and techniques. We will be covering the science, practicality, and potential applications of these skills as well as installing mushroom patches on site as well as inoculating maple logs with Shiitake mushrooms. The course is open to the public, though space is limited, and lunch is available via RSVP. Please contact Ryath at ryath9@gmail.com for more information or with any questions. We are excited to share our passion and knowledge regarding these amazing organisms! 

Price: $ 40-60 sliding scale

Date: Sunday, April 27th 

Time: 10- 2pm


Cob Oven Building Workshop

 

     Cost for the workshop $80 per day, or $120 for the weekend. Kids free

Come learn the valuable craft of sculpting your own cob wood fired oven using Earth right from your property.  Workshop will be lead by Miguel "Sir Cobalot" of Living Earth Structures who has been building ovens, benches, saunas and huts around Sonoma County and the world for the past 15 years.  Miguel has extensive experience leading workshops, and teaching cob building in schools.

Saturday, May 3- Come for 1 or both days

1.  Learn how to build a foundation for your oven.

2.  We will be using adobe bricks to make the base of the oven, and will leave a space for wood storage below.  

3. Insulate and set the bricks for the floor of the oven

4. Build the thermal mass layer shell of the hearth

5. Discussion of how to identify proper Earth for building. Bring a sample of Earth from your home

 

Sunday May 4.

1,  Learn how to insulate the oven for maximum efficiency

2.. Sculpt the oven into its final shape

3, A discussion of plastering and sealing


One Day Retreat

Your day will include:

Vinyasa flow yoga, Chakra Body Rhythm: movement, sound and color,

Golden Rose Body Alchemy: guided meditation. Safe and supportive discussion circle

Optional SucherNova Farm-grown lunch

 One-Day Retreat with lunch: $70/person

One-Day Retreat only (bring your own lunch): $60/person

Price: 70/person with lunch from the farm, $60/person without lunch 

Date: May 24th

Time: 10am - 4:30pm