Blog Post 18: Being Thankful 

November has left us with so many reasons to be Thankful.  Our grow rooms are full of fruiting fungi, our incubation chambers are overflowing with myceliating blocks, and more and more guests are visiting to explore our farm and buy our fresh delicious mushrooms!  We have continued to expand our product offerings from in houseContinue reading Blog Post 18: Being Thankful “

Blog Post 17: A Year In

October was a huge month for us at Collar City Mushrooms.  We Marked the one year anniversary of moving into the building at 333 Second Ave by celebrating with a team backyard picnic and some pizza and “wings” from DiFamiglia. We were invited to be a pop-up vendor for the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market again,Continue reading “Blog Post 17: A Year In”

Blog Post 16: September Strong

September was such a whirlwind month!  Collar City Mushrooms continued to myceliate, connect, and expand!  We had several events, officially released a few new products, and even gave a couple talks!  It was a very full 30 days! We expanded our home grow clientele to include people attempting to facilitate the growth of mushrooms atContinue reading “Blog Post 16: September Strong”

Blog Post 15: August Fruits Abound!

Every inch we creep forward is further distance gained!  We seem to be growing in all directions now!  Expanding products, connecting with new customers, building relationships, and creating experiences!  Starting with the River Street Expo, going through DJ Stark Raving Mod’s Tie Dye Psychedelic Sundayze event into the 2nd Sunday at 2 Poetry and ProseContinue reading “Blog Post 15: August Fruits Abound!”

Blog Post 14: Into the Forest we Go!

July was such an incredible month for mushrooms!  With all the rain that has been falling in the Capital Region the local mycelial webs have really flourished!  Many of our team actually found time to get into the woods and trails nearby and were able to find and forage lots of tasty edibles! So farContinue reading “Blog Post 14: Into the Forest we Go!”

Blog Post 13! July 2021

We’re really growing now!  As we enter our 6th month of full operation, our production flow is really smoothing out!  Nico and Ian have a solid system for churning through the lab work and Avery, Amy, Bree, and all of our volunteers have been harvesting, cleaning, prepping for grow, and running the sales floor!   WithContinue reading “Blog Post 13! July 2021”

Collar City Mushrooms Turns 1!

This is our 12th blog post!   June 1st, 2020 our LLC was officially listed with the United States Federal Government.  Collar City Mushrooms is now 1 year old on the books.  What an incredible adventure it has been.  From inception, through creation, to operation we are continuing to grow!  We appreciate all of you forContinue reading “Collar City Mushrooms Turns 1!”

April Showers bring MUSHROOMS

It feels like every month so many changes and evolutions happen and March was no exception! Our mycelium has really taken hold and we are beginning to fruit furiously! We were open the entire month and had our official city sponsored ribbon cutting event!  You can watch some highlights with the two following links! ThursdayContinue reading “April Showers bring MUSHROOMS”

In Like a Lion’s Mane

So much can change in a month.  It really is incredible the seemingly exponential growth we have been experiencing.  Our sterilizers are humming away cranking out unprecedented amounts of grain and substrate bags, our cultures are expanding incrementally, our showroom grow room will be online in a matter of days, and our retail space isContinue reading “In Like a Lion’s Mane”