Thank you Somerville for the great support and interest in mushrooms on our first day out. We were anxious and excited, and finally the day came and went – perfect!
It was a really hot Saturday afternoon in July, but Joshua Ho was the perfect host. He personally walked us around his Mushroom King Farm located in Manalapan, New Jersey. Mushroom King specializes in Shiitakes for over 15 years and recently added on oyster mushrooms. Their process and facilities were an inspiration to us – they have low energy inputs, completely organic, and provide free mushroom compost to the community. You can find their products at Whole Foods.
After weeks for preparation, the day arrived! Jake spent the day loading the fruiting house with blue oyster mushrooms, Shiitake, and Lion’s Mane mushrooms. Officially bringing mycology to Bridgewater, New Jersey!!! For those new to growing mushrooms – mushrooms are grown on a substrate, like…