Thornton, Co 80602
What are Microgreens?
Microgreens are young plants that are harvested at an early stage, typically after just 10 days of growth. They are smaller than baby greens and larger than sprouts, and they are often used as a garnish or as a nutrient-dense addition to salads, burritos, sandwiches, smoothies, and other dishes. Microgreens come in a wide range of varieties, including arugula, broccoli, radish, pea, and sunflower, and they are rich in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Microgreens have gained popularity in recent years due to their health benefits and versatility in the kitchen.
What types of mushrooms do you sell?
We offer a wide variety of mushrooms, including common varieties such as blue, gold and pink, king trumpet, tree and white elm oyster mushrooms. We also carry more exotic options like lion’s mane, maitake, chestnut, and chanterelle mushrooms.
Are your mushrooms and microgreens organic?
We are not certified organic, however, we grow our microgreens and mushrooms using organic methods without the use of any type of fertilizer, herbicide, or pesticide. Our grain is sourced locally from Hugo, Colorado and the mushroom substraight is a mixture of organic soybean hulls and oakwood sawdust.
How do you ensure the quality and freshness of your mushrooms?
We grow our mushrooms in a sterile and climate-controlled environment allowing us to keep a close eye on the operation. Mushrooms and Microgreens are harvested at peak timing to ensure quality and freshness. We carefully inspect each batch to ensure freshness, and our packaging is designed to preserve their flavor and texture.
Can I order online?
Simply browse our online selection, select the products you desire and proceed to checkout. We will carefully package and have your order ready
for local pick up or you can select delivery. Sunday delivery is free with minimum $20 purchase. Subscription service comes with free delivery.
Do you offer shipping services?
Fresh mushrooms and microgreens are particularly delicate and have a very short shelf life; do to this, we highly recommend choosing curbside pick-up or Sunday delivery service. Freeze-dried products are available for shipping to Colorado residents only. Shipping options and costs will be displayed during the checkout process. We take great care in packaging our products to ensure they arrive in excellent condition.
What are the health benefits associated with mushrooms?
Mushrooms are known for their numerous health benefits. They are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Certain varieties also have immune-boosting properties, promote brain health, and support digestion. However, it’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized advice.
How should I store mushrooms?
Mushrooms are best stored in a cool, dry place. It’s recommended to store them in a paper bag or a breathable container to maintain their freshness. Avoid storing them in airtight plastic bags as they can become moist and spoil quickly.
Can I freeze mushrooms?
Yes, mushrooms can be frozen, but it’s important to prepare them properly. Clean and slice the mushrooms before freezing, as they can become soft and slimy after thawing if frozen whole. You can blanch them briefly before freezing to help preserve there texture. Frozen mushrooms are great for use in cooked dishes.
Are there any allergy considerations with mushrooms?
While mushrooms are generally safe for consumption, some individuals may be allergic to them. If you have known allergies to fungi or specific mushrooms, it’s important to exercise caution and consult with a healthcare professional. Additionally, it’s essential to properly identify wild mushrooms to avoid any potential risks.
Can I grow my own mushrooms at home?
Yes, growing mushrooms at home can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Try one of our various mushroom-growing kits that provide all the necessary materials and instructions. These kits typically allow you to grow mushrooms like oyster or shiitake right in your own home. We can also provide guidance on getting started with mushroom cultivation.
How long do mushrooms typically stay fresh?
The shelf life of mushrooms varies depending on the variety and freshness at the time of purchase. Generally, fresh mushrooms can be stored in the refrigerator for about 5-7 days. It’s best to consume them as soon as possible to enjoy their optimal flavor and texture.
Do you offer any other mushroom-related products?
Yes, we may offer additional mushroom-related products such as freeze-dried mushrooms, mushroom powders, extracts, and mycology grow supplies such as masters mix, liquid culture, liquid culture nutrient powder, ready to fruit bags, sterilized spawn bags, grow kits, spent mushroom bags, custom laminar flow hood, and more.