Mushrooms as Vitamin B monsters
Mushrooms as Vitamin B monsters

Oyster mushrooms are a fantastic food source that covers the Vitimum B group with the exception of B12. However, Shiitake are B12 monsters, with 50g (dried) giving the daily recommended amount.

Oyster Mushroom USDA nutritional value
Oyster Mushroom USDA nutritional value

For those interested in the full nutritional breakdown of Oyster Mushrooms – here’s what the USDA has determined.

Why are mushrooms the ultimate meat alternative
Why are mushrooms the ultimate meat alternative

Due to their vitamin content, amino acid (protien) profile, not to mention their awesome flavour and texture mushrooms are the ultimate meat replacement. Then of course there are their amazing health properties.

Find out how mushrooms can boost your immune system
Find out how mushrooms can boost your immune system

Mushrooms have been scientifically proven to boost the immune system and fight illness. Find out why they do this and how you can benefit.

How to get Vitamin D without popping pills
How to get Vitamin D without popping pills

Learn how mushrooms can boost your Vitamin D levels – essential for people on a plant-based diet, especially in winter. Lack of Vit D will affect your immune system and bone health.

Baked eggs with oyster mushrooms, potatoes, spinach and cheese
Baked eggs with oyster mushrooms, potatoes, spinach and cheese

Baked this in a pan, so get your cast-iron on! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or a meat-free dinner.

We’re on Radio New Zealand!
We’re on Radio New Zealand!

Jude and I are really stoked to have been a feature on Radio New Zealand’s “Country Life” program. This was a feature-length interview that included some grunts from little pig and quacks from ducks. In the program, we talk about our transition to our new way of life, and the...

Pink Oyster Mushroom Tacos
Pink Oyster Mushroom Tacos

These fresh oyster mushrooms, sliced and cooked in a barbecue-flavoured Mexican sauce, taste great and have a nice chewy texture. A delicious meat free recipe for weeknight tacos – vegetarian carnitas! For a truly Mexico City experience, we recommend using the Pink Oyster Mushroom.

The Future of Food – AgriFoodWeek
The Future of Food – AgriFoodWeek

As one of just a handful of producers (read 4), we were super excited to be invited to be guests at AgriFoodWeek in Palmerston North. This was a great opportunity to talk with leaders in NZ food science and production. The event focused on reshaping the food industry around local &...

Wwoofing Experience
Wwoofing Experience

We have a woofer program where we share our knowledge of mushroom farming, running a small business, and a permaculture farm. We’re interested in people that have already had experience in the woofer program and had positive reviews.

We’re growing Turkey Tail
We’re growing Turkey Tail

We now offer fresh Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) in limited quantities. One tray is about 80g. This is a traditional Chinese medicine so manly used as a health supplement.

Feature in Lifestyle Block Magazine
Feature in Lifestyle Block Magazine

We are thrilled to be featured in the latest Lifestyle Block magazine.

Interview on Radio NZ
Interview on Radio NZ

We’re stoked to have been invited by Kathryn Ryan to be on RNZ 9-noon show today at 11:30am.

Build a humidicrib
Build a humidicrib

Looking for a place to store or grow your mushrooms? Here’s a cheap and simple solution. Bonus, as a mini greenhouse you can also use it to grow shoots or microgreens!

Oyster Mushroom Quesadilla
Oyster Mushroom Quesadilla

Quick and easy, but sure to delight. Great as a snack for 4 or a low cal but a nutritious, plant-based, meal for 2. Time to get your quesadilla on!

Mushroom Carnitas Tacos
Mushroom Carnitas Tacos

Going for taco Tuesday? Taco’s and Pink Oyster mushrooms are a match made in heaven. You have just got to try this.

Feature in Capital Magazine
Feature in Capital Magazine

Another lovely article that chronicles our journey from high-flying corporate execs to humble mushroom farmers. Find out more about our organic permaculture farm and lifestyle. Here’s a link to it https://capitalmag.co.nz/2020/04/30/meet-the-fungi-farmers/

Time to become a Shiitake master
Time to become a Shiitake master

Everything you need to know to obtain a 10th dan shiitake blackbelt can be found here.

Oyster Mushroom Sliders (Vegan)
Oyster Mushroom Sliders (Vegan)

This is an fun vegan recipe that is sure to go down well with even the most hard core meat eater. It features a chipotle barbecue sauce, that has the right amount of tang, sweetness, and heat.

Vegan Oyster Mushroom Tacos
Vegan Oyster Mushroom Tacos

These tacos are the perfect solution to a quick weeknight meal. Prep the cabbage slaw and guacamole while the mushrooms roast and dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes!

Cuisine Magazine

Food writer, Ginny Grant from Cusine magazine, was intrigued about our Pink Oyster Mushroom Kit so bought one and ran a feature article about the ease of growing it along with some delicious recipes to try. Here’s a link to the online version...

The Pink Oyster Mushroom
The Pink Oyster Mushroom

AKA Pink Flamingo Oyster Mushroom is a tropical variety of Oyster mushroom,  named after their vibrant pink colour. Their scientific name is Pleurotus djamor. They are in the Pleurotaceae family, along with the Phoenix or grey oyster mushroom, and are available year-round from Lindale Gourmet...

Oyster Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tarts
Oyster Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tarts

This is the perfect light snack for a summer afternoon. It goes even better with a bottle of Chardy. It’s also sure to delight some special friends who popped over on short notice.

Oyster Mushroom Soup with Egg Flower
Oyster Mushroom Soup with Egg Flower

One of the most popular uses for Oyster mushrooms in chinese cuisine is soup, where they retain their fleshy texture and infuse delicious flavour.

Creamy Oyster Mushroom Pasta
Creamy Oyster Mushroom Pasta

A winter favorite. Oyster mushrooms are awesome with pasta and make a great alternative to chicken.

Sautéed Oyster Mushrooms
Sautéed Oyster Mushrooms

Always a favorite, and perhaps the simplest way to cook mushrooms. See this recipe for a special tip.