Farmers have been urged to venture into mushroom farming as a way of diversifying agricultural practices.
According to Jeff Antony who is a mushroom farmer in Kisumu, the demand for mushroom is very high while there are few mushroom farmers within the region.
Speaking to Dala FM, Jeff said that mushroom can be grown indoors. He noted that mushroom maintenance is very simple and it takes just days to be harvested.
Jeff noted that mushroom has several health benefits due to its high protein content. He said that mushroom has various vitamins hence can be used as immune booster.
He therefore urged farmers to join farming groups so that they can get expertise approach in mushroom farming.