It’s no secret, my cast iron gets weekly attention in our urban homestead kitchen. I’m using this 50+ year-old pan, which belonged to my great grandmother (Thursa Josephine), for cooking up easy weeknight dinners. I’m talking about one of those easy weeknight dinners that features boneless, skinless chicken thighs and mushrooms – both of which […]
Did you know that with just a log and some shade, you can easily grow your own mushrooms? They require very little in the way of finances or time to be invested in them, and will keep producing for years to come!
Many people have no idea that they can grow their own mushrooms… and that it is actually quite easy! Shiitake mushrooms are delicious, healthy, easy to grow, and can be grown in the shade. Mushrooms can be grown in a variety of ways, but growing them on logs is very simple, low maintenance and can […]
It’s always great to get out into the garden with children, especially since the garden offers such a wealth of opportunities for exploration and learning. This free printable of fun fungi facts can help spark your child’s imagination and even be used as a nature or gardening scavenger hunt. Also included is a free fungi […]
I love to find edible, wild mushrooms. Even more, I love to eat them. Stop by for a tasty way to cook up all those oyster mushrooms you find while foraging.
There are types of farming that don’t involve plowing fields — in fact, you can even grow crops in a forest! Learn about forest farming and how to inoculate a mushroom log (one type of forest farmed crop) in this post.