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Mark Jones

Sharondale Mushroom Farm

Mark Jones operates Sharondale Mushroom Farm near Charlottesville, Virginia.  He grows gourmet and medicinal  mushrooms, mushroom spawn, and a diverse garden with small fruit, fiber, and flowering plants.  He teaches workshops about mushroom cultivation and designing perennial polycultures.  His current work includes: developing low-input mushroom growing techniques for small farms, intercropping mushrooms in the food forest, and collecting local strains of mushrooms that have potential as food, medicine, and earth healers.