Farm Tour & Volunteer Day: Growtopia Farms

Growtopia Farms is located in Lockhart, TX, and is dedicated to making it easy for their customers to get quality grown produce and mushrooms from the field to their forks. Owners Cody Brown, John Ruwwe, and Quinton Rowland strive to make environmentally conscious decisions on the farm and refrain from using any synthetic agrichemicals that are […]

Vendor Spotlight: Growtopia Farms

Growtopia Farms is located in Lockhart, TX and is dedicated to making it easy for their customers to get quality grown produce and mushrooms from the field to your fork! Owners and operators Quinton, John, and Cody began their journey in the spring of 2020. Mandated stay at home orders made making the decision to […]

Zero Waste Recipe: Vegetable Scrap Stock

One of our favorite zero waste recipes is making vegetable stock with our veggie scraps! Collect them in your freezer and use what you have on hand to loosely follow the recipe below. Some of our favorite veggies to use scraps from: Onions, carrots, celery, garlic, mushroom, and various greens like chard, kale, and beet […]

Vendor Spotlight: Hi-Fi Mycology

Hi-Fi Mycology farms, forages, and produces gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, mushroom powders and tinctures, and other fungal materials. They grow about 1,000 pounds of mushrooms per week from their farm – the only urban mushroom farm in Austin! Their mushrooms move from a hydrated bagged mix where they are sterilized, to an incubation lab where […]

Vendor Spotlight: Kitchen Pride

Kitchen Pride grows their fresh, premium quality mushrooms using sustainable farming methods. They employ water conservation and recycling programs and even provide compost to farmers for use in their fields when they are done using it for their mushrooms. Their mushrooms start in a climate controlled growing room and move from there to a packing facility […]