Commercial Mushroom Production

Field Day

Saturday June 28
Schuyler County, NY

Learn about the commercial cultivation of log-grown shiitake mushrooms during a field day with visits to area commercial farms and hands-on practice inoculating a mushroom log to take home.


9 am     Gather at Wellspring Forest Farm in Mecklenburg, NY (Steve Gabriel and Liz Falk) for an introduction to cultivation and hands-on inoculation of shiitake, oyster, and stropharia mushrooms.

12 pm    Lunch break (bring your own)

1 pm      Travel to Hawk Meadow Farm in Hector, NY (Steve and Anne Sierigk) for a tour and question and answers in the mushroom yard.

3pm       End

The cost is $40 dollars per farm or household. This includes all instruction and an inoculated shiitake log to take home. 

Copies of the new publication “Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation in the Northeastern United States” will be available for purchase.

Co-sponsored by:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County, The Northeast Mushroom Growers Network, and 
Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. If interested, email with the subject REGISTER FOR MUSHROOM FIELD DAY in the subject line.





Other events by members of

our network:

March 1 / 1-4 pm/ Brewster & Chatham, Cape Cod/Log inoculation Hands on workshop/Cape Cod Mushroom Club/Wesley Price/774 212 5383/


April 12/ 10 -2pm/Gilsum, NH/ Log and Stump inoculation, Growing mushrooms in the forest, Mycological landscaping/ Mole Hill House of Blue Light/$55/ David Wichland/ wichlandwoods@HOTMAIL.COM


April 29/ 11 – 12pm / Alyson’s Orchard Walpole, NH, Cheshire County Conservation District / Mushroom Demo/David Wichland/ wichlandwoods@HOTMAIL.COM


May 5 / 10 – 4pm / Wichland Woods, Nelson, NH / Agroforestry and Mushrooms, Log and  Stump Inoculation, Utilizing Mushrooms in Permaculture /$50 / David Wichland/ wichlandwoods@HOTMAIL.COM


May 18/ 10 – 4pm / Wichland Woods, Nelson, NH / Morel and Growing mushrooms in the Forest, Morel Gardening and Agroforestry with Mushrooms, Permaculture and Mycological landscaping / $50 / David Wichland/ wichlandwoods@HOTMAIL.COM

June 6 / 10 – 4pm / Wichland Woods, Nelson, NH / Mushrooms in the Garden, Mushroom Garden Beds and Straw /$50 / David Wichland/ wichlandwoods@HOTMAIL.COM