We’ve taught thousands of people around the world how to grow mushrooms via online courses and in-person workshops at our farm in Devon, UK. And we'd love to teach you, too!
Check out the list of courses below and choose the one that suits you best.
Mushroom Cultivation Courses Online
Growing Mushrooms at Home
This introductory course is a step-by-step guide to growing oyster mushrooms at home.
Whether you’ve never grown a mushroom before or have tried with limited success, we’ll show you how to grow them on a small scale using simple methods and minimal equipment.
Low Tech Mushroom Farming
For those who want to get more in depth with their mushroom growing, we suggest our Low Tech Mushroom Farming course.
You’ll have access to more than 80 detailed videos that walk you through how to plan, build and run a small scale mushroom farm.
This is the course to take if you want to learn how to grow a larger amount of oyster and shiitake mushrooms without loads of expensive equipment, research or space.
The course also includes membership to the Low Tech Mushroom Farming online community, filled with 500+ small scale mushroom growers from more than 50 countries.
To find out more, download our free eBook using the button below. You’ll receive free training videos and full information about the course.
The Grow Kits Masterclass
If you want to turn your mushroom project into a full time business, we suggest making and selling mushroom growing kits.
Not only is it fun to pass on the excitement of growing mushrooms for others to enjoy at home, but it is one of the best ways to generate income from a mushroom business.
When you purchase the Grow Kits Masterclass, you also get the Low Tech Mushroom Farming course.
Together, these courses walk you through everything you need to know, including box design, production, storage, logistics, marketing, e-commerce and more.
Plus, you’ll get access to the Low Tech Mushroom Farming online community.
To find out more, download your free eBook using the button below. You’ll also receive free training videos and full information about the course
One Day Mushroom Growing Course at GroCycle Farm
One Day Mushroom Growing Workshop
Come to our farm for the day and learn how to grow mushrooms with our popular one day Mushroom Growing Workshop.
You’ll take a short tour of our farm and then get hands on education inoculating bags of substrate and logs.
You’ll also learn the basics of mushroom cultivation theory.
At the end of the day, you’ll take home:
- An inoculated bag of straw you can use to finish growing oyster mushrooms at home
- A tray of low tech stem-butt mushroom spawn that you made at the farm
- An inoculated oak log you can use to finish growing shiitake mushrooms at home
- A printed guide to growing mushrooms covering everything that you’ve learnt at the farm
What Our Course Members Say:
Why Learn With US?
GroCycle: Pioneers of Low Tech Mushroom Farming
At GroCycle mushroom farm, we’ve been pioneering simpler, low tech ways to grow mushrooms since 2011.
Mushroom growing can be complex, but anyone can learn to do it if they choose the right methods.
We’ve trained thousands of people around the world in mushroom cultivation, and we love seeing what people do with this knowledge.
- Some people take great pleasure in growing fresh mushrooms at home for their friends and family
- Others set up small scale mushroom farms as a sideline or hobby business
- And some even take it forward as a full time business
We have also partnered with one of the world’s most experienced mushroom growers to offer a mushroom consultancy service for those who are thinking of setting up a larger commercial scale mushroom farm.
This FREE Guide Includes
- Why mushrooms are perfect for small scale local food production
- Why low-tech mushroom farming is the easiest method
- The 5 stages to setting up a low tech mushroom farm
- Extra ways of generating income from mushrooms