EPISODE 199: Home Grown Mushrooms

Many of us go to great lengths and great expense to obtain organic and locally-grown foods, but the leftovers including stems, rinds, peels, and grounds are usually throw in the garbage. What a waste!

Mushrooms are one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can grow in just about any home or apartment, and they surely play a role in the future of food.

Listen in to learn:

  • Why it makes no sense to throw away high quality food scraps and cuttings
  • How coffee grounds can be used to grow superfoods in just about any home
  • Why the future of food needs to offer more people better quality food for less money

Links & Resources:


Nikhil Arora, the co-founder of Back to the Roots, an innovative company that uses up-cycled coffee grounds to grow mushrooms – and you can too using their at-home kits.

Nutritional Tip of the Week:

  • Why you should eat mushrooms?!

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