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 email@example.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