Emerald Castle Farms

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Welcome to Emerald Castle Farms

Providing quality ginseng seed and rootlets
to growers for over 15 years.

Reishi Extracts

Reishi Mushroom Products

Reishi mushrooms are one of the better known medicinal fungi, yet few people are aware of the amazing medicinal abilities scientific research has shown this fungi to have!

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Growing Ginseng Book

Growing Ginseng A Beginner's Guide

Everything you need to know to get started growing ginseng.
Whether you want a few plants in the flower beds, small production
or large wild simulated plantings, this book will give you a great place to start.

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ECF Chaga Extract

Chaga and Chaga Products

Chaga is a medicinal mushroom that is really starting to get attention.
We offer 100% chaga products and carefully made 1:1 double extracts.

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ECF Seeder

ECF Seeder

The ECF Seeder was designed as a way to plant ginseng in the woods without raking leaves
and without bending over. However, this innovative tool has proven useful in a host of other
settings around the home.

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ECF Turkey Tail Extract

Turkey Tail Extract

Like chaga, turkey tail mushrooms are beginning to get a lot of attention from the medical community
–especially in the area of cancer patient care. We offer 1:1 double turkey tail extracts.

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2018 Rootlet Orders and
Seed Availability

October 27, 2018 We are sold out of seed However, there is still some availability for SELECT rootlets. Woodsgrown rootlets are no longer availaable due to weather.

Ginseng Rootlets Page

FRESH CULTIVATED ginseng root has just become available!



These are fresh out of the field on their way to the cooler (I'll put up some better pictures shortly). Fresh roots are stored in this unwashed state to prevent spoilage. Excess dirt will be removed before weighing and shipping (some dirt will remain to keep them fresh). These fresh roots are being offered for a limited time in one pound minimum orders at $49.95/lb. If you prefer dry roots, they will be washed, dried, and will available soon for $79.95/ 8 oz or $149.95/lb as soon as they are finished drying. Additional quantity discounts are available. Head over to the Shopping Page to order fresh and pre order dry gisneng.

Shopping Page

September 26, 2018Very little seed remains. Please call for availability if you still need seed. I am still taking orders through the website for small amounts, and this is first come, first served. Head over to the ginseng seed page or the shopping page to order small amounts. A limited number of rootlets still remain available.

Ginseng Seed Page

August 9, 2018 Important ANNOUNCEMENT: I'm still getting a lot of folks telling me they want to order seed. However, I have to finalize my order with my grower Monday. I will continue to accept advanced orders through the weekend, but when time comes to tally and order Monday, the advanced orders will be shut down. Please, if you want seed order right now. If you want a seeder in time to plant that seed, please order that now also.

August 5, 2018 Woodsgrown Roots are BACK! With limited supply, I am now offerring older woodgrown roots. These were seed planted in beds which might have been dug and these particular individuals left behind, or the beds just weren't dug at all. These roots are offerred in two classes, under 10 years (4 year minimum) and over 10 years (11-14 years). The minimum order is 10 roots.

August 2, 2018 I've decided to open for orders on a very limited quntity of 1 year SELECT rootlets There aren't many of them, so if you want some of these get your order in quickly. Also, don't forget we are rapidly approaching the cut off for 2018 seed orders Seed cut off date is going to be August 10, 2018


July 5, 2018 We are now officially open for fall 2018 seed AND rootlet orders. Seed prices are down a little bit, and we'll pass that along to you. Be sure to get your seed orders in before August 10th as that is the cut off date for advance orders. Additionally, rootlets are available first come first served while supplies last.

We may have some older seed bearing woods grown rootlets for sale this fall. Depending on how things go I'll offer them for advanced sales around the end of July.

~ Brad

Ginseng Seed Page Ginseng Rootlets Page

Shopping Page
(Where you can add various items to a PayPal shopping cart)







Open for 2018 Seed Orders

The Early Bird Sale! From now until midnight July 4th, 2018 whole pounds of seed are available for preorder at a discounted price of only $121.95/lb -that is a savings of about 10% gang. But, when the sale is over, the price will go back up. Don't forget, advanced seed orders will be cut off on August 10, 2018. Head over to the Ginseng Seed page for more information and sale prices. Notice: Earlybird Sale is over.



Ginseng Seed Page







Medicinal Mushrooms

Adding medicinal mushrooms to our product line is one of the most exciting things I’ve gotten involved in for a while now. In doing my own research, I’ve found these mushrooms –Chaga, Reishi (Ling Zhi) and Turkey Tail- have been used in folk medicine around the world for centuries. I’m not one to tell you this will cure that and that will solve this, but there are starting to be a considerable accumulation of research on these mushrooms and their potential role in human health. These mushroom products like any natural product cannot be patented so there is no benefit for big pharmaceutical companies to fund research which would lead to the FDA approving their use in specific circumstances. However, researchers are looking at the benefits of the constituents of the mushrooms in an attempt to isolate specific compounds which could be artificially reproduced and patented. It is in this body of literature that many health benefits have been documented. For instance all of these mushrooms show anti cancer/tumor properties among many other benefits based on the literature. Click the link buttons below to go to the individual pages which have some of the studies listed.

Chaga Turkey Tail Reishi