A Beginning Farmers Dream: Shiitake as a Niche Crop

A Beginning Farmers Dream: Shiitake as a Niche Crop

Beginning farmers young and old have their work cut out for them: while their passion and persistence may be strong, the barriers to getting started can often seem overwhelming and even impossible. Enter Shiitake as perhaps one of the best candidates as a niche crop, at least in the Northeastern US. The markets are more or less wide open, with consumers and chefs eager to get their hands on this tasty and nutritious food.

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http://agroforestrysolutions.blogspot.com/2012/04/beginning-farmers-dream-shiitake-as.html

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