July was a month for strengthening the mycelium! We continued to interweave our threads through various groups and communities. Connecting with Ecovative and MyForest Foods in Green Island as well as a myriad of mushroom friends at the For the Love of Fungi Festival in Ashokan. With the addition of Etienne and Jamie to ourContinue reading “July: Constant Growth”
More and more restaurants and markets are calling for our freshly harvested mushrooms! In order to meet demand we brought on 2 more Mycelium Managers! Etienne and Jamie are learning our processes and increasing our transfers per week! Our team continues to grow! We’ve expanded our in stock grow supplies to include Liquid Culture SyringesContinue reading “JUNE: The Mycelium Spreads“
May adventures were certainly fruitful! We foraged, we connected, we expanded our team! Our First Full Team Meeting of 2022 Artist Jonn Paul has his works on display until the end of June and his kickoff event with music by the Groovebeats and food by our friends Dave and Corinne was perfect! Gorgeous weather, greatContinue reading “May: Into the Woods!“
April blossomed nicely at Collar City Mushrooms! With the warming weather we were able to receive some early gifts from the forest and start foraging for the May Foraged festival! We fed a lively group of guests at our spring dinner on the farm, we meditated, we poemed, we engaged in the mushroom symposium, weContinue reading “APRIL: Full of Fruit“
March is a month of transitions and changes. New growth begins to emerge, old growth resurfaces, life finds a way! At Collar City Mushrooms, we made many new connections, continued to spread our mycelium, and flourished with fungi! The Shroomwagen roared out of storage and is getting ready to resume local deliveries. On March 11,Continue reading “March: Roaring all Month Long“
February marked one year since we officially opened our doors for sales and experiences. One year of growing mushrooms and spreading the mycelium. One year of expansion, development, and refinement. We have come far, and we have so much left to accomplish. February was a whirlwind of events, setting the pace for an active andContinue reading “February: 1 Year Anniversary“
Starting the year strong 2022 is off to a great start for us at Collar City Mushrooms! Our mycelial network has expanded into new restaurants and educational centers, we’re growing far more mushrooms, we’ve implemented a new inventory management system, and we have some really exciting events planned for the next few months. The LittleContinue reading “Blog 20: January Mushrooms“
December has come and gone, and we certainly finished the year strong. We hosted multiple groups for tours, added new regular restaurant and market customers, meditated, and swapped cookies! We are finding more ways to fill our space with growing mushrooms, and creating more opportunities for you to enjoy them! Here’s a snapshot of someContinue reading “BLOG 19: Winter Happenings (Dec 2021)“
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 “
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”
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