Our Farm

Welcome to our farm

Located at 333 Second Ave, Troy NY 12182

Avery Stempel in Grow Room 3
Looking through one of the viewing windows into Grow Room 1

Collar City Mushrooms is an indoor urban vertical mushroom farm, mycological education center, art gallery, and small event venue. We are open for guests during regular open hours, open for events as posted, and open to schedule workshops and classes on mycology and growing mushrooms by request. See our “Events and Happenings” page for details on what goes on at the farm besides our growing mushrooms.

Psychedelic Sundaze and Tie Die event
Amara Issel’s Art Show Launch event featuring the Mr Days Band out back by the Hudson River
Artist Workshop with John Zoccoli in the production bay
Poetry Open Mic Event in the Front Shop Area
Tiger Scouts from Latham Scout Pack 1701 look into our lab and learn about mycelium.

We are also an open store! Selling Freshly harvested mushrooms, Mushroom art, games, and collectibles, as well as local products from some of our other business friends like Primo Botanica, and Meaty Max Vegan Meats.

Dehydrated Mushrooms
Woolcraft Art by Jennifer Bowen-Smith
Fresh Mushrooms Harvested Daily
The Mushwagon is our 1967 VW Type 2 delivery vehicle.

Latest from the Blog

November Notoriety

During the month of November we were showcased through so many news and media streams!  News Channel 6, News Channel 10, the Times Union, Indian Ladder Farms’ Podcast, Cynthia Pooler’s ‘Local Everywhere” Youtube Channel, and the Hudson Mohawk Radio Station!  The Mycelium is spreading!  There are paywalls to the Times Union articles, but you canContinue reading “November Notoriety”

October Celebrations

October is one of our favorite months at Collar City Mushrooms.  The fall’s cooler weather and northeast rains make the landscape really pop with beautiful colors! It is a  perfect time for leaf peeping and fungi foraging!  It also means we’ve been at 333 2nd Ave for 2 full years!  Our team has grown, we’reContinue reading October Celebrations

September: Circling Every Oak

September was a very busy month!  We Spread our spores far and wide!  Multiple events at the farm brought in guests, and multiple venues and organizations fed people with our beautiful mushrooms!  We got into the forest for the beginning of “circle-every-oak” season and found a variety of fresh fungi: Hedgehogs, Coralloides, Boletes, Chanterelles, Chicken,Continue reading September: Circling Every Oak

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