Getting ready – liquid spawn is on it’s way!

Getting ready – liquid spawn is on it’s way!

Lots of exciting things happening at Fungi Akuafo right now!  First, we are developing our own strains of mushrooms – and that means we’ll be able to start selling liquid spawn in 2019! We found a great ebay seller with these Erlenmeyer flasks for sale. ...
More lab improvements!

More lab improvements!

We needed more shelves!  We found a bit more wall space…  We purchased a bunch of used shelving material from a liquor store a while ago.  The material has been put to good use!  Shelves have been installed all over the...
Christmas in the lab

Christmas in the lab

We recently added a second sterilizer to the lab. This has really helped us increase our capacity for orders! Thank you to all the people (there were many!) who helped get our sterilizer across the border and to Kwesi for building a new table to hold both sterilizers....
Friday nights are for mushrooms!

Friday nights are for mushrooms!

Another busy mushroom evening! Meghan spent time in the lab inoculating sawdust and grain.  Tara spent time polishing our spring newsletter (set to hit your mailboxes tomorrow)! More than two years into Fungi Akuafo, the energy level and excitement about mushrooms has...
Biggest! 1000kg of rye

Biggest! 1000kg of rye

Very excited to have purchased our very first 1000kg tote of rye!  In the past, we purchased rye in 22kg bags. It took us several hours but we manged to move it bucket by bucket from the truck to the barn and into plastic barrels.  With so much snow, we could only get...
Bigger!

Bigger!

It took us a few months to gather the required materials, but it’s almost ready! Our new flow hood!  It’s 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide.  Our existing flow hood is 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide.  It’s going to be fantastic to be able to use taller bags...

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