Entries by Jeff Chilton

China Adventures 2018 – The Reishi Harvest

Reishi is a warm temperature mushroom, growing and maturing during the summer in temperatures of 80F, and harvested in early September. With this in mind, we arrived in China on the first of September for our annual audit of mushroom farms. It had been a few years since we had visited reishi farms and we […]

Journal of AOAC Notes Popularity of Beta-glucan Study

The July/August issue of Inside Laboratory Management, the Journal of AOAC International, has listed the peer reviewed article, Measurement of Beta-glucan in Mushrooms and Mycelial Products, as the second most downloaded article of 2017/2018. AOAC International is the governing body that sets the standards for analytical testing methods. This research, carried out by Dr. Barry […]

Be Brilliant Naturally with Charis Lindrooth

Charis Lindrooth is an herbalist, chiropractor and community organizer who shares her wisdom about natural and sustainable health and wellness. In this episode, Charis and Jeff dive into medicinal mushrooms and many of the quality control issues that effect our industry.

An Organic Conversation with Helge Hellberg

An Organic Conversation™ (AOC™) is a global media company dedicated to educate and inspire its audience on healthy living, organic food, green solutions, and sustainability. Founded by Helge Hellberg, a leader in the organic food movement and an advocate for mindful living, AOC is the trusted source for information and education that makes a healthy, green […]

The Vegetable Gardening Show with Mike Podlesny

Jeff talks mushroom growing with Mike Podlesny on the Vegetable Gardening Show. In the show they discuss: Jeff’s mushroom growing experience Jeff’s book on mushroom growing, The Mushroom Cultivator The conditions needed for mushroom growing The different varieties of mushrooms and which ones grow best How Jeff likes to cook his mushrooms The nutritional value […]