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Welcome to the updated website

I thought it was time to change things up a bit. So welcome, explore,
and please don't hesitate to get in touch with comments or suggestions.

~ Brad

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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Welcome to

Emerald Castle Farms

We've had the same website for a while now, and I felt like it was time for an update. With the addition of medicinal mushrooms and other items, I expect new customers from outside ginseng circles. I am hopeful this new design will help accommodate the new folks and those of you who use mobile devices a little better. If you are already familiar with our website, you will recognize most of the pages and articles. Some of them have been updated where appropriate. Oh, and the navigational links to move around the site are always at the top of the pages now. I welcome your thoughts and comments.

~ Brad



Open for 2017 Rootlet Orders

We are now accepting advance orders for ginseng rootlets. The buds have formed for next year's growth and they will be ready to ship around the end of August or first of September. Head over to the Ginseng Rootlet page for more information and sale prices.

Rootlet Page





Open for 2017 Seed Orders

Its time! The earlybird sale is back! During the month of July 2017 whole pounds of seed are available for preorder at a low price we haven't seen in years. But, on August 1, the price will go back up. Head over to the Ginseng Seed page for more information and sale prices.

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