Peter Graystone

President at Richmond Specialty Mushroom Farms Ltd.

Location:
26227 - 62Nd Ave., Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Company:
Richmond Specialty Mushroom Farms Ltd.
HQ Phone:
(604) 857-8959
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Last Updated 5/3/2005

General Information

Education

B.Sc.  - human Physiology , University of B.C.

Ph.D.  - neurophysiology , University of B.C.

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Richmond Specialty Mushroom Farms - Growing System Canadian Information

BIOGRAPHY - DR. PETER GRAYSTONEDr. Peter Graystone obtained his electrical and mechanical engineering training in England from 1951 to 1955, his B.Sc. in human Physiology in 1966 and his Ph.D. in neurophysiology in 1971 at the University of B.C. where he did research and taught for 25 years in Medical Physiology, Obstetrics, Zoology and Rehabilitation Medicine.In 1986, as an associate professor, he took early retirement and established Richmond Speciality Mushroom Farms Ltd., a research and development company, of which he is the president.In 1995 the operation was moved from Richmond to a larger site north of Aldergrove.In his present capacity he has combined his engineering and biological training to develop a reliable computer controlled oyster mushroom growing system.A demonstration system is being operated at the site and the total sales from this system in 2000 were over $300,000 and are expected to reach $400,000 per year by the end of 2001.Further research is ongoing using this system to grow other mushrooms.THE GROWING SYSTEMThe turnkey system was developed by Dr. Peter Graystone over a period of eleven years at a cost of $1.8 million.

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Richmond Specialty Mushroom Farms - Growing System U.S. Information

BIOGRAPHY - DR. PETER GRAYSTONEDr. Peter Graystone obtained his electrical and mechanical engineering training in England from 1951 to 1955, his B.Sc. in human Physiology in 1966 and his Ph.D. in neurophysiology in 1971 at the University of B.C. where he did research and taught for 25 years in Medical Physiology, Obstetrics, Zoology and Rehabilitation Medicine.In 1986, as an associate professor, he took early retirement and established Richmond Speciality Mushroom Farms Ltd., a research and development company, of which he is the president.In 1995 the operation was moved from Richmond to a larger site north of Aldergrove.In his present capacity he has combined his engineering and biological training to develop a reliable computer controlled oyster mushroom growing system.A demonstration system is being operated at the site and the total sales from this system in 2000 were over $300,000 and are expected to reach $400,000 per year by the end of 2001.Further research is ongoing using this system to grow other mushrooms.THE GROWING SYSTEMThe turnkey system was developed by Dr. Peter Graystone over a period of eleven years at a cost of $1.3 million.

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