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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...
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...
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...
Straw as garden mulch

Straw as garden mulch

Typically, we sell straw as a growing medium for mushrooms.  After getting many requests from others to buy straw, we did market some straw this year to gardeners! We wanted to post some feedback we got on using straw as garden mulch.  We sold quite a few straw bales...
Young Agrarians Shout Out

Young Agrarians Shout Out

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...
Introducing Phil!

Introducing Phil!

This summer, we’ve hired an apprentice through the Young Agrarians program. It’s been a great experience so far!! Phil is helping out with tasks on the farm and also on building our Fungi Akuafo business. Check this out! ...

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