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The Easiest Mushrooms to Grow

The Easiest Mushrooms to Grow

Growing mushrooms is not quite like growing a plant.  But you do need plants to grow mushrooms, or at least cellulose and lignin. Many species of oyster mushrooms grow wild and many are cultivated throughout the world.  They are a great way to turn agricultural and forest byproducts, like straw and sticks, into nutritious and delicious edible protein.  You can even grow oyster mushrooms on “waste” products of our everyday...

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Summer Mushrooms

Summer Mushrooms

Wow!  We have been super busy this summer.  In June, a tornado knocked down about a half acre of old forest right behind the house.  What an opportunity!  We have been cutting mushroom logs, chipping branches, and cutting large logs for milling lumber.  We will use the lumber to build a workshop pavilion in the clearing and we’ll plant more forest garden to capture this new found sunlight. Six days...

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