Michigan mushroom grower donates exotic fungi to food bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Imagine a crop that reduces waste as it grows, can be cultivated year-round, and contains a ton of vital nutrients. You might not realize it, but you're thinking of a mushroom. The best part: They're being grown right here in Michigan....

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New owner of The Urban Mushroom expands grow rooms, becomes certified forager

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

At 6 a.m., Mary Ann Faulkner can be found foraging in the woods and forests to find local wild mushrooms, which haven’t been sold for years in Grand Rapids. Faulkner, the new owner of The Urban Mushroom, has been revamping the business since...

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Mushrooms keep growing at The Urban Mushroom

by (caithoop)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Mary Ann Faulkner, new owner of The Urban Mushroom, is regarded as the “Rocker Mushroom Chick” by her customers at the Fulton Street Farmers Market. Little do they know, she actually has years of experience not only in the food industry...

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