Exploring the Mysteries of Mushrooms

  • August 27, 2022 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Hearty Growers Farm

    310 Newtownards Road
    Belfast, County Down BT4 1HE
Ticket Price (GBP) £15.00 This event is now over

Our Wonderful Mushroom Farmer - Terry Vaz takes over The Room!

Join Terry & Jade on a tantalizing journey as we explore the mysteries of mushrooms. Expect a full-on sensory experience as they indulge into the fascinating world of fungi, from exploring spores, to mycelium, to fruit, to tasting cooked mushrooms served with Reishi Ceremonial Mushroom tea and Lions Mane IPA and few other fungi goodies! 


The Workshop will cover the following:

- Life cycle of Fungi. (Spore to Mycelium)

- Mushrooms from an Ecological perspective.

- Mushrooms in the Wild and their importance.

- A look at few local endangered fungi species. (could we word this better)

- Cultivating mushrooms sustainably - An urban farmer's circular perspective.

- Spent Mushroom Substrate and how it impacts soil health (TBA)


Whats included: Interactive talks and activities, mushroom farm tour and sampling of fungi based food and beverages.

Date & Time

Sat, Aug 27, 2022 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Venue Details

Hearty Growers Farm

310 Newtownards Road
Belfast, County Down BT4 1HE Hearty Growers Farm
Banana Block

Banana Block is a new living museum and events space set within a historic linen mill and inspired by the curious connections between Belfast and bananas. Peel the banana a little further and you’ll find a space for original ideas, creative learning and new connections. A space for celebrating eccentric histories and creating incredible futures.