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A farmer and researcher in South Carolina seeds his chicken coop to grow mushrooms
You probably like your chickens as much as you dislike their mess. But what if you had a chicken run that literally ate the mess? Tradd Cotter, founder of a mushroom farm and research lab in...
Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These asparagus-themed recipes will help you put it to good use!
Do you have an abundance of fresh asparagus right now? These recipes will help you put it to good use!
Mushrooms add flavor and a meaty texture to this vegetarian pasta dinner. Evaporated fat-free milk makes a rich cream sauce that's lower in fat than the traditional recipe.
Start to Finish: 25 minutes Ingredients: 8 ounces dried whole wheat fettuccine or linguine 8 ounces fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-1/2-inch-long pieces Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups...
Raise these mushrooms in your backyard by following these simple steps.
This North Carolina couple built a CSA business from scratch, and now helps others learn how.
How we added mushrooms to our small farm.
My wife and I had been pondering the idea of adding mushrooms to our farm when we stumbled across a program being offered by Asst. Professor Omon Isikhuemhen at North Carolina A&T University....
Most mushroom hunters are well-aware of when the morels are out. But spring isn't the only mushroom season. You'll find even more kinds of edible fungi in the fall.
The three pictures you see at the left are typical edible fall mushrooms. Read the full story below or listen to the radio mp3.   Radio interview source: David Fischer, Mycologist...
Shiitake mushrooms are a gourmet delicacy, and fungus farming is a popular cash crop. All you need to grow shiitakes are some logs and a little patience. Radio interview source: Deborah Hill,...
Blog Post
The staff of Living the Country Life is hard at work…finding morel mushrooms. After four years of trying, Tracey Kelley (below), with the help of Jodi Henke, found her first morel. Think of...