Yes, it’s been a while!

Yes, it’s been a while!

We know!  We have not been keeping up with photos and short blog posts...  This is mostly due to the increased orders we have to fill with Fungi Akuafo.  We are really excited about the mushroom spawn business and honestly, before covid, we didn't know if we could...

Young Agrarians – Business Boot Camp

Young Agrarians – Business Boot Camp

Wow!  Check it out! Young Agrarians is running a Business Boot Camp for New Farmers. https://youngagrarians.org/courses/business-bootcamp-for-new-farmers We have often said that while there are so many workshops out there on how to farm, there aren't that many on the...

Thrive Botanicals Soap – 2020

Thrive Botanicals Soap – 2020

Every year Penny, from Thrive Botanicals, donates soap to True Vision Ghana. We sell the soap and the money is used to support various aid programs in Northern Ghana!  True Vision Ghana supports children and caregivers impacted by HIV/AIDS. Penny's soap is fantastic...

Seeds!

Seeds!

We often get asked where we order seeds from.  The answer is "all over!"  Before 2020, we usually attended Seedy Saturday events.  This year, we ordered seeds online.  (We ordered very early this year as so many places were sold out in the spring of 2020!) The Young...

Mugs in Meghan’s Office

Mugs in Meghan’s Office

Meghan's mug collection in the office!  (Or, "old lab" as it's also known...) Every day I drink something hot while I work.  All these mugs are very thoughtful gifts from others and a wonderful daily reminder of the kindness of friends and family. Mushroom mug with...

New Dog Beds

New Dog Beds

The dogs got a gift from grandma!  New dog beds (they heat up when they lay on them) along with new covers.  We hope the covers will help the beds last longer...  Everything is more expensive now! Titan had a cone on as we got his neutered a couple of weeks ago.  He...

Awesome neighbours

Awesome neighbours

We have amazing neighbours!  We got these gifts this week...  a chicken mask for Kwesi and a mushroom mask for Meghan. Meghan tried out her mask right away in the spawn lab! And this was after our neighbours spent a couple of days helping out with projects around the...

Straw 2020!

Straw 2020!

Straw!  2020 was a better year for grain harvests than the super wet 2019...  We purchased some fantastic wheat straw for mushroom growing and some oat straw for garden mulch usage. This straw is from an organic grain farm near Mayerthorpe, AB. Sometimes we don't get...

Root cellar – started!

Root cellar – started!

It's finally happening!  We've had a dream of building a root cellar and we made the plunge... Why a root cellar? Really, we wanted a giant fridge... space to store food and also space for mushroom spawn!  We keep looking at building more fridge space for our spawn...

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