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Engaging mushroom farm tour for homeschoolers ages 8+ – Friday 6/14/24@10 am

Arlington, Texas
  • Event date:
    June 14, 2024 at 10:00 AM
  • Event end:
    June 14, 2024 at 11:30 AM
  • Size
    30

Homeschoolers ages 8+ and their families are invited to a special tour of Mushroom Street mushroom farm in Arlington, Texas, on June 14 at 10 am. This 1.5 hour tour is a cool learning experience and has been popular with many homeschool families across DFW since it launched in 2023.

The experience is indoors, so no worries about the weather. Discounts offered for children 8-12 and seniors age 65+. Participants will explore the journey of mushrooms, from cultivation to consumption, highlighting the eco-friendly and health benefits of Mushroom Street’s urban farming practices. 

Mushroom farm magic

Mushroom Street Farms Urban Cultivators grows gourmet and medicinal mushrooms in an urban micro-farm with a high-tech lab located in the suburbs of Dallas/Fort Worth Texas. What started as a family COVID project has now sprouted into a full-fledged clean room, green house, and retail offerings – co-located with the family’s other business of a web design firm. Mushroom Street specializes in connecting with everyday chefs to the nuanced flavors and diverse uses of this favorite fungus.

Public tour for ages 8+

Participants will learn about the history of the farm, how mushrooms are grown, and see a variety of mushrooms in the farm’s greenhouses. You will also be able to ask questions of the mushroom farm staff, who will customize the tour to engage a the specific audience. A group of up to 30 people can be accommodated.

Participants will see the growing process from spawn to mycelium to fruiting, including how this farm makes its own substrate. Pick up tips to try at home or in your classroom. You can also take home one of their variety of mushroom-powder-based spices, rubs, or dried mushrooms, along with recipe suggestions. 

Please note: The first few minutes of the experience will be dedicated to check-in and introductions. Visitors arriving more than 10 minutes after the tour start time will miss key introductory content.

TO BOOK: Select the total number of tickets, then specify the ticket types and count under “Products & Services”. Ensure the total matches your expectations before submitting request. You will be prompted to pay immediately to confirm your booking. For questions, reach to support@delveexperiences.com.

Need to entertain a crowd? Try Mushroom Street Farms cooking demonstration.

 

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Mushroom Street Farms Urban Cultivators grows gourmet and medicinal mushrooms in its high-tech lab and indoor urban micro-farm in the suburbs of Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

The farm started as a family passion project during the COVID pandemic and has evolved into a full-fledged production facility. Mushroom Street manufactures its own grow substrate, and it specializes in wood-loving mushroom species for gourmet culinary use.

Mushroom Street staff enjoy cultivating fellow mycophiles through sharing why they love their fungi. Their experiences also focus on their high-tech approach to cultivation for culinary and homeopathic use.