Christmas in the lab!

Christmas in the lab!

We received our latest order for lab supplies!  We purchased more glass petri dishes... We always think that we have enough but it seems like the more petri's we purchase the more ideas we come up with! We also had to buy a new used scalpel blade container...  Meghan...

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Lots of lab work!

Lots of lab work!

We've been spending most of our time in the lab lately.  We are changing a few processes for how we store various species so include some of the new techniques learned at Mycelia! One day we'll have a label printer and a nice database to track our work... but until...

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Gluten?!

Gluten?!

Cross-contamination - gluten We are asked quite frequently if mushrooms grown from our spawn contain gluten... The short answer is that no, fruited mushrooms do NOT contain gluten. The risk comes from the potential cross contamination with the grain spawn used to...

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Thrive Botanicals Soap – 2019

Thrive Botanicals Soap – 2019

We are grateful to Penny at Thrive Botanicals for her incredible donation of soap! Every Christmas, we sell soap and donate all of the proceeds to True Vision Ghana We have the soap on our online shop - available for pickup at the farm and in SW Calgary:...

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Straw!

Straw!

Straw! Every year, we try to find organic straw. It can be quite the challenge!  This year we are fortunate to have sourced straw from a couple of farmers, both certified organic! Getting the bales is always a big job. Team work required! We have a very old bale...

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New fridge!

New fridge!

We are super excited for our new fridge! We've been talking about it forever and it finally arrived.  It's all setup and organized!  We now have more space to store grain spawn. It should help us with processing orders more quickly! (Although remember - mycelium is...

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Where have we been?!

Where have we been?!

Meghan went to Belgium!  Meghan did a spawn course at Mycelia in October.  There was lots of preparation before going and catch up after getting back!  So, we've neglected the Blog for a few weeks... https://www.mycelia.be/en The course was amazing and over the next...

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