Meal in One
Promoting edible mushroom production through sustainable household farming
Meal in One is an inclusive, locally driven, social enterprise managing 48 active mushroom household farmers in Dowa district on a total land size of 6 hectares. Meal in One sells the mushrooms to end consumers with a mark-up premium, and 70% of total revenues are shared with the farmers.
The farmers contribute to the purchasing of raw materials for production and the well-wishers support for conducting trainings on mushroom cultivation.
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) delivers scientific information on edible mushroom species and optimised spawn production
African Community Project (ACP) provides the enterprise with tree seedlings and support on reforestation and the need to conserve water
The SEED Africa Awards 2019 in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and SEED South Africa Climate Adaptation Awards 2019 in South Africa are sponsored by the Government of Flanders.