Parkvale Mushrooms Ltd is a family business owned and run by Clive Thompson. Clive has been growing mushrooms at Parkvale since 1966, and started growing the "Gourmet Brown" Mushroom in 1990. This "brown" mushroom has proven to have superior flavour and texture and grown at Parkvale is unsurpassed in the market.
Whilst most vegetables and fruit; including normal mushrooms deteriorate more quickly once they reach full maturity, the Parkvale strain of "brown" mushroom can be grown to full maturity, the renowned Parkvale "FLAT" and still keeps as well or better than other mushrooms.Although Parkvale mushrooms are generally eaten for their flavour, it is good to know that they are rich in vitamins, protein and fibre and low in calories. They¿re healthy!
Mushrooms are available to buy at the Mushroom Farm at Parkvale about 4km east of Carterton, also available, bulk Mushroom compost. $40 per cubic metre. And for a limited time, Aged compost $30 per cubic metre