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Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener, who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than twenty-two years. In 1996 he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides. His primary interest is in low-tech and no-tech cultivation strategies so that anyone can grow mushrooms on just about anything, anywhere in the world. Mushroom Mountain is currently expanding to 42,000 square feet of laboratory and research space near Greenville, South Carolina, to accommodate commercial production, as well as mycoremediation projects. Tradd, Olga, and their daughter, Heidi, live in Liberty, South Carolina.

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September 23rd, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Tradd Cotter at Mother Earth News Seven Springs

Location: 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA, 15622 | Authors: Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter will present at the 2016 Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA. Tradd will lead lectures all weekend on cultivation, medicinal mushrooms, mycoremediation and mushrooms in classrooms. Mushroom Hunts and identification also planned!

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Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation - Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation 

September 30th, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Tradd Cotter at Oconee Foray

Location: Sumter National Forest - State Park Road,, Mountain Rest, SC, 29664 | Authors: Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter will be at the Oconee Foray, which is put on annually by the Mushroom Club of Georgia and other regional clubs in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. More details to come!

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Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Lecture 
Book: Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation - Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation 

October 15th, 2016 - 12:00 am

Tradd Cotter at Spiral Ridge Permaculture Center

Location: 444 Walker Road, Summerton, TN, 38483 | Authors: Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter will lead a two-day course on the Cultivation and Permaculture of Fungi Immersion at Spiral Ridge Permaculture Center on October 15th and 16th. More details to come!

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Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Course 
Book: Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation - Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation 

November 4th, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Tradd Cotter at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Location: NC | Authors: Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter will be at the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's Sustainable Agriculture Conference, which will be taking place November 4-6. More details to come!

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Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation - Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation 

November 12th, 2016 - 10:00 am

Tradd Cotter at Mushroom Mountain

Location: 200 Finley Road, Easley, SC, 29642 | Authors: Tradd Cotter

On November 12th, Tradd Cotter will be teaching an all-day Mushroom Cultivation Course at Mushroom Mountain in Easley, SC. The course includes instruction, an oyster fruiting kit, and a shiitake log to take home from hands-on activities. Participants will learn fungal ecology and life cycles, while immersed in hands-on methods to cultivate mushrooms on various surfaces, design mushroom gardens, and compost or recycle with fungi. This workshop costs $200, and all who wish to attend must register in advance. The cost of registration includes a home cooked breakfast and lunch. This workshop is limited to 30 people and typically sells out, so register ASAP!

Find more details here.

Category: Food & Drink | Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation - Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation 

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