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OfflinePimpDizzleNerd
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Operating a small mushroom farm?
    #4685172 - 09/20/05 04:48 AM (12 years, 4 days ago)

Ive been a lover of mushrooms for a long time, and have recently had some land left to me in MO. Ive been wondering about building a mushroom farm. I know how to grow various types of edible mushroom, and am wondering if anyone knows the actually probability of success when starting a mushroom farm. I dont want to get rich, merely would like to be able to pay the taxes on the property and pay the bills...


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Re: Operating a small mushroom farm? [Re: PimpDizzleNerd]
    #4689515 - 09/21/05 10:45 AM (12 years, 2 days ago)

If you can produce your own sawdust spawn, You can grow Maitakes on logs relatively easily.
Success seems to depend greatly on the ability to properly manage any business successfully. This includes the behind the scenes operations, insurance, refrigerated trucks, gas prices, raw materials prices. Do you have to build a structure? Wiring it insulating it creating drainage for excess water. County and state licenses, Dept. of Agriculture permits on the site, and food handling licenses, etc. It's all totally within reason. Most people would need some help with these, as you still have all the work associated with farming the fungi. You can succeed and do well, there is a huge market out there. People fail because they cannot tap into it. Wholesale prices are usually low ($2.25 for oysters in Miami right now, as the winter comes the price will increase though), this has the effect of making you look for direct end users - restaurants and such. Farmers markets.
You have a product with a low shelf life, so you must be quick to harvest, package, and deliver to market. Mushrooms grow 365 days a year too, hard to arrange vacations without solid help.
Hope this helps,
Light and Love,
Jeremy Davis


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Re: Operating a small mushroom farm? [Re: Jeremy_Davis]
    #4697055 - 09/22/05 09:28 PM (12 years, 1 day ago)

jd is a good person to take advise from :thumbup:


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Re: Operating a small mushroom farm? [Re: CptnGarden]
    #4697471 - 09/22/05 11:05 PM (12 years, 1 day ago)

Well thank you kindly sir! I do appreciate that!
Light and Love,
and best of luck,
JD


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