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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How to re-hydrate mushrooms

How to re-hydrate mushrooms

Re-hydrate mushrooms Use these quick tips to re-hydrate mushrooms Dried mushrooms If you have a french press, place the dried mushrooms in the bottom and fill with luke warm water. Use the mesh of the press to keep the mushrooms submerged in water!Place in a bowl with...

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How to dehydrate mushrooms

How to dehydrate mushrooms

Dry mushrooms How to dry mushrooms for longer term storage. Fresh mushrooms Cut off the end of the stem if required to remove any soil/sawdust.Clean the mushrooms by removing any debris with a brush. Do NOT use water to clean the mushroom.Slice mushrooms to create...

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Spicy King Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry

Spicy King Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry

Spicy King Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry Delicious dinner - serve in a bowl. 1 lb King oyster mushrooms (Fresh or re-hydrated)5 tbsp Vegetable oil6 slices Ginger8 cloves Garlic (Sliced)1 tbsp Black bean garlic sauce1 tbsp Soy sauce1/2 tsp Sugar5 Hot Peppers (Substitute...

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Mushrooms, spinach and wild rice

Mushrooms, spinach and wild rice

  Mushrooms, spinach and wild rice Delicious meal on a cool night! 1 lb Fresh mushrooms ((Or re-hydrate dried mushrooms!))2 tbsp Sesame oil2 tbsp Olive oil1 large Onion (Finely diced)2 tbsp Garlic (Minced and crushed)2 tbsp Ginger (Grated)2 Green onions (Thinly...

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Wine Cap and Shaggy Mane – goodbye until next spring!

Wine Cap and Shaggy Mane – goodbye until next spring!

Thank you!  We had many people order our Wine Cap and Shaggy Mane sawdust spawn this spring.  The Shaggy Mane is actually a clone from a wild mushroom found in our garden! Why have we stopped selling these species right now?  Two reasons! The outdoor season (at least...

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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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