Mushroom Greenhouse!

Mushroom Greenhouse!

The mushroom greenhouse is in operation!  It's finally warm enough to fill the tank with rain water and start the mister.  It's still quite cold at night so these few mushroom kits may take some extra time to fruit...  We are currently working on many more kits to put...

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Introducing Phil!

Introducing Phil!

This summer, we've hired an apprentice through the Young Agrarians program. It's been a great experience so far!! Phil is helping out with tasks on the farm and also on building our Fungi Akuafo business. Check this out! ...

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Oddball Organics

Oddball Organics

Super fun!  Look what we got in the mail! Sauces and seasoning from Oddball organics.  They have been very popular in the farm household (some are almost gone already). Always neat to see companies with interesting products and cool marketing. Check them out here:...

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Updates from the lab – May 11th already!

Updates from the lab – May 11th already!

There is one thing that COVID-19 has done for everyone - and that's increase our knowledge and thinking about where our food comes from. Our orders for spawn have increased significantly since the pandemic started. It has been an amazing experience so far and also...

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What have we been up to? and Covid-19

What have we been up to? and Covid-19

Wow, what a roller coaster of a couple of weeks! Thank you to everyone who has continued to order spawn from us. We appreciate it.  Without constant orders, it is very difficult to keep our business running...  Here are a few photos of our lab work! We are moving our...

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Turkey Tail Stack – Squirrel?

Turkey Tail Stack – Squirrel?

Must be the squirrels!  We know squirrels gather soft mushrooms and put them in branches to dry, but didn't realize they might eat these Turkey Tails too!  (It could be another animals, we are just guessing at this point!)  In a previous blog post, we said how...

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Anemometer

Anemometer

Anemometer! We can now more accurately measure the wind speed created by the flow hoods.  Ideally you are looking for 0.47m/s for laminar flow. Next time we'll have to find one that is more sensitive to measure to more than one decimal point... Super fun!

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New water distiller

New water distiller

New toys in the lab! We purchased a machine to make our own distilled water.  The autoclaves work best with distilled water and in the past, we purchased distilled water from the store.  We hope this will eventually reduce the total energy used in creating distilled...

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