Mushroom growing class scheduled in Summersville

[SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va.] New River Community and Technical College is offering a gourmet mushroom growing class on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the campus in Summersville.

Restaurants are in need of local suppliers of “hard-to-get” mushrooms, some may be priced as high as $200 per pound when dried. Students will be prepared to help meet the need of supplying mushrooms. Participants will learn about mushroom growing, identifying mushrooms and how to build a hoop house or shade house.

Pre-registration for the course is required by Sept. 12.  The cost is $25. 

For more information or to register, contact Gloria Kincaid at 304-793-6101 or

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville), and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley).

Last updated on: Sep 5, 2017