New lab and incubation space progress

New lab and incubation space progress

Things are happening on the farm!  Lots of great progress made on the new lab and incubation space. Our bottleneck during the spring was certainly not having enough space for incubating spawn.  Hopefully, when the new building is finished, that won't be a problem...

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New incubation and lab space!

New incubation and lab space!

It's going to happen!  We are tearing down the existing incubation room and building a new, larger one. The lab space will be moved to the new building and the existing lab space will be used as a larger preparation area.  We moved the deep freezes out and need to...

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Chaga tea

Chaga tea

Chaga tea Use these suggested quantities when brewing chaga tea Use one of the following:14 g Chaga chunks (4-5 pieces)14 g Chaga nuggets (1/4 Cup)14 g Chaga powder (1 Tbsp)1 litre Water Brew Chaga in water at just below boiling to maintain nutrients. Brewing times...

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Bergen Market Table

Bergen Market Table

Here's some pictures of our table at the Bergen Farmers' Market!  We have been to two markets so far, eight more to go!  There were about twenty vendors at the last market.  Bergen Market Website: http://thebergenmarket.ca/ Bergen Market Facebook Page:...

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Fresh mushrooms in the greenhouse!

Fresh mushrooms in the greenhouse!

The weather was too cool last week for many mushrooms to fruit... so we were at the Bergen Farmers' Market with only dried mushrooms!  (Which as equally as delicious but not as pretty.) The King Oysters are coming along beautifully!  These we will dehydrate as they...

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Young Agrarians Spotlight

Young Agrarians Spotlight

We were asked by Young Agrarians Alberta to talk a bit about what it’s like to be “Farmers of Colour” in Alberta. The article is here! https://youngagrarians.org/spotlight-on-akesi-farms-fungi-akuafo-in-sundre-ab/ Thank you to Young Agrarians Alberta for all the...

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How to store fresh mushrooms

How to store fresh mushrooms

Store Fresh Mushrooms Fresh mushrooms Fresh mushrooms will not last very long! Maybe three days. Ensure you place in the fridge right away. Store in the container in which they were purchased if you purchased directly from Fungi Akuafo.Fresh mushrooms should not be...

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