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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...
More lab progress

More lab progress

We have been steadily making progress in the mushroom lab!  Flooring, base boards and the sink are now installed.  We’ll work on the water...
More progress on the mushroom lab

More progress on the mushroom lab

We have had another run of very cold weather, which slowed down projects at the farm.  With a couple of days of relative warmth, we made more progress on the mushroom lab! It was a family effort to get the floor...
More lab progress!

More lab progress!

The lab walls are finished! Now, we are working on insulating the floor. The weather has turned quite cold again so it’s hard to work outside with the tablesaw. Once the flooring is done we’ll paint the walls and work on creating the inside space! These...
Mushroom lab coming along

Mushroom lab coming along

Kwesi has been working hard at getting the mushroom lab up and running. We still have a long way to go but the insulation and walls are almost done! Next is the floor insulation… This room used to be our only storage room.  We seem to be destined to have so much...

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