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”
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!”
Blog Post 11 May 2021 April’s showers certainly did foster a lot of growth! So many May Mushrooms are blooming! We had four significant news pieces come out over the last month or so: Jaclyn Cangro of Spectrum 9 News did a feature piece on us after spending 2 days at our facility recording footageContinue reading “Expanding the Cultures”
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”
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”
Hello February! Wow. I really can’t believe it. From making the decision to fully dedicate myself to mushrooms in May, to actually opening a storefront… this has been such an incredible ride so far, and I know it will only get better as we grow and evolve! January was a month with many ups andContinue reading “Come In! We’re Open!”
Happy New Year to our mushroom loving friends & family! We are officially past the 6 month mark! We have been growing and building and our mycelia are starting to form primordia! Our full complement of myceliating mushrooms is just waiting to be opened in our grow rooms. We will have Grow Room 2 onlineContinue reading “New Year, New Mushrooms!”
November was an incredibly busy month for the Collar City Mushrooms team! We have been continually expanding our grain spawn and substrate bags. We tapped into the cultures we’ve been collecting and transferred them into grain, ordered 2 new strains from North Spore Mushrooms, and we also took samples from wild foraged mushrooms and createdContinue reading “December: And Away We Go”
Growth can happen so fast and vigorously. We have fully occupied the first floor of 333 Second Ave. We have 5 temporary grow tents in operation. We have harvested over a pound of lion’s mane, several shiitake, and several pounds of oysters. This is just the beginning and it has been so exciting to seeContinue reading “November: A Time For Growth”
We’ve moved all of the mushroom supplies from the basement on Hill St to our farm building at 333 Second Ave. Building permits have been requested, contractors are lined up, and temporary grow tents have been erected. We are in business!! What an incredible journey this has been. Years of playing around with “what ifs…”Continue reading “October Update: We have a home!”
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