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Maitake Mushrooms

The Maitake mushrooms that I started growing back at the end of March are now fruiting.

Maitake mushrooms whether cultivated or grown in the wild have an intense flavour and a very nice texture, not that squeaky texture, but Read more

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News from the Farm

The last couple of years have been difficult at Hazel Grove Farm. George was diagnosed with cancer back in March of 2020. With all the COVID-19 lockdowns it made his cancer fight all the more difficult. On July 31, Read more

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Yes, You Can Freeze Mushrooms.

Freezing Mushrooms is Easy

To freeze your Mushrooms for future use, clean, slice, and lay the mushrooms on a cookie sheet. Space the mushrooms out so they’re not touching. Place your pan of mushrooms in the freezer overnight. Once Read more

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Our Online Farmers Market is Open!

We would like to invite you to visit our online store.

Hazel Grove Farm is a small local speciality farm in Deep Brook Nova Scotia.

We produce:• Mushroom Cultures • Mushroom Spawn • Mushroom Grow kits • Fresh Gourmet Read more

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Mushroom Grow Kits

Spent the day working on our Mushroom Grow Kits | Spawn Bags. Checking them over for progress of growth and labelling the kits that are ready.

Mushroom Grow Kits are great for the beginner grower. Within weeks you’ll enjoy Read more

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Growing Mushrooms in Your Own Backyard.

Oyster mushrooms are popular for their ease of growth, taste, variety of beautiful colours and wide range of fruiting temperatures. With so many varieties to choose from, you can’t go wrong, Oyster mushrooms offer a variety of colours and Read more

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roof rat

Chicken Predators List

I found this graphic on Backyard Chickens regarding Chicken Predators and suggestions on securing your chicken coop.

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Our 100% Pure Natural Wild Flower Honey is ready.

Are you looking for some wonderful, tasty, local, pure natural Wild Flower Honey. Our honey is all bottled up and ready to go.

You can purchase our honey from our online shop and arrange a pickup.

https://hazel-grove-farm-101515.square.site/shop/honey/2

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drone treats

Treat Time!

If chickens could smile! Our chickens just love it when we cut the drone comb out of our beehives. Each of the cells contain drone larva which the chicken quickly plucks out and swallows whole.

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Shiitake Mushrooms at Hazel Grove Farm

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms on Logs

Over the last few days many people have asked how to get started growing Shiitake Mushrooms. This is a video from UKForestry that will show you the basics you need to know.

If you have questions regarding growing Shiitake Read more

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