Monday, June 11, 2012

Mushrooms: Cultivation, Foraging and Other Uses; Education for Sustainable Living and new Davis Seed Library!

Baby mushrooms!
Mushrooms: Cultivation, Foraging and Other Uses
Dr. Mike Davis, professor withing the Department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis and Cooperative Extension Specialist, joined us today to discuss mushrooms! Dr. Davis teaches the popular UC Davis course on mushroom identification and cultivation. Davis spoke about wild mushroom foraging, various medicinal uses of mushrooms, mushrooms and bio-remediation and home mushroom cultivation.

Interested in growing mushrooms on your own? Check out the Fungii Perfecti and keep your ear out for upcoming workshops offered by Professor Davis in the community!

Students from the Education for Sustainable Living Program
Education for Sustainable Living Program - Action Research Team recaps 2012
Students in the Education for Sustainable Living Program, which concluded it's quarter-long seminar series last week, presented one of their final Action Research Team projects at the annual UC Davis Sustainability Summit. Students Samantha Lubow, Tanzi Jackson and Mollie Ogaz talk about their research at the UC Davis Farmers Market, striving to create a zero-waste market and encourage composting and recycling at the UC Davis Silo Union.

New Davis Seed Bank!
Co-host Anna Ruth Crittenden chats with Dani about the brand new Davis Seed Bank, housed in the yert at the Domes. Folks in the community can now check out and grow out heirloom seeds of all varieties! Brought to you by the Davis Seed Savers Alliance. Look forward to upcoming workshops on seed saving from the DSSA in the next year!

Music!
This week's show featured music from Stimming, Alexander and some snake-charming music selected by the lovely William and Anna Truth!

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