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Learn How Fungi Can Clean Your Soil Naturally

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Image credit: Fungi Freights

Produce starts with healthy soil, and the founder of the Detroit mushroom farm Fungi Freights wants to help local gardeners heal their soil with the power of mushrooms.

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However, another important part of the conversation about food is where what we eat comes from, and how it’s grown. Good produce starts with healthy soil, and the founder of the Detroit mushroom farm Fungi Freights wants to help local gardeners heal their soil with the power of mushrooms.  

Tess Burzynski is an environmental scientist and the founder of Fungi Freights. On Saturday, September 21, Fungi Freights will host a workshop with environmental specialist Leif Olson to teach urban farmers how to use fungi in their backyards and community gardens.

Click the player above to hear CultureShift’s Amanda LeClaire talk with Burzynski and Olson about making fungi part of your gardening routine. 

Fungi Frights workshop is Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 am. $60. 


Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is host of CultureShift. She spent a few years in the southwest for Arizona Public Media.

amanda.leclaire@wdet.org Follow @amandalee_lec

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