B.C.’s functional and psychedelic mushroom industry is having a shroom boom

published on December 14, 2021 by Nathan Caddell in BCBusiness

Craig and Brandi Garden, co-founders of Surrey-based Eversio Wellness, are big believers in functional mushrooms

He may have the right name for the job, but it took Craig Garden some time to find his passion. The Surrey native spent years as a project manager for various consulting firms before he and his wife, Brandi, made a personal discovery.

A longtime triathlete and Ironman competitor, Garden started using so-called functional mushrooms to, as he puts it, “biohack my body.” Brandi, on the other hand, used them to help treat psoriatic arthritis, a condition that can cause joint pain, stiffness and swelling. “It crippled her to a point that she couldn’t walk with our newborn child back then,” her husband says. “Now she’s in full remission, thanks to functional mushrooms. It’s quite remarkable.”…

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