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Beneficial Fungi in the Garden: Part 2

September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beneficial Fungi in the Garden Skills Based class, part 2*

Understand how fungi helps your garden’s soil health. This workshop will cover how to work with arbuscular mychorrizhae and species of fruiting mushrooms that can be grown outdoors in compost or through your vegetable garden or fruit trees. Class will take place outside in the garden, and is a follow-up to the background information presented in March.

About the Instructor: Nance Klehm cultivates and forages medicinals and edibles, keeps bees and a fruit orchard, raises chickens and quail, grows for a seed bank and stewards 50 acres of land in the driftless region called, Pachamanka.

She is the Director of Social Ecologies ( which works internationally on wastestream revisioning and reallocation, soil contamination and fertility, and agroecological practices.

Her work has received extensive media coverage and mentioned in many books.  She is currently working on two publications on the topic of Soil.

*Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, August 31 at 5pm.


September 24, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 United States