Starting a mushroom farm

Starting a mushroom farm

There are many people thinking about and actually starting a mushroom farm in their existing homes or businesses. In this post we explore commercial mushroom farming and how to start slow and make a profitable business. Starting a mushroom farm can be a large...
Simply Manna farm visit

Simply Manna farm visit

This past Friday the students at Aloha Medicinals took a field trip to see Simply Manna, a mushroom farm located just outside of Sacramento. The farm focuses on cultivating a variety of Oyster mushrooms using ingenius small scale automated techniques. The father and...
Sun Smiling Valley Farm

Sun Smiling Valley Farm

Several days before Christmas Sarah and I found ourselves in Fresno California. We visited the local farmers market and were delighted to find Sun Smiling Valley Farm (SSVF) vending mushrooms, even more delightening was the fact that they would happily give us a tour...

Aloha Medicinals Internship

Today Janaury 15th brings me to the mid point of my internship at Aloha Medicinals in Carson City Nevada. Aloha is the largest producer of medicinal mushrooms in the world with thousands of pounds grown and processed daily. They are most noteworthy for their work with...