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  • Yes, We Are Still Celebrating National Mushroom Month!

     "Untamed Mushrooms: From Field To Table" . 


    National Mushroom Month is celebrated each year throughout the month of September. During the time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture takes advantage of the opportunity to educate people on the versatility mushrooms offer, including health benefits. As a result, mushrooms are gaining more and more appreciation as we learn more about them.

    I am proud to say that I found a great place to start learning about mushrooms from an amazingly creative and talented food stylist named Lisa Golden Schroeder, who I met through a volunteering gig with Roots for the Home Team. While I helped my group of kids from Roots design salad recipes to sell at the Twins Games, Lisa was busy styling and creating all of the beautiful marketing pictures of the finished salads. After we finished our duties to Roots, Lisa and I had a little time to chat and get to know each other, and we found out that we were neighbors and shared many commonalities! 

    Lisa Golden Schroeder has co-authored a gorgeous new local book all about Mushrooms titled "Untamed Mushrooms: From Field to Table", 2018. . This book is full of everything you need to know about the schroom. Untamed Mushrooms is packed full of beautiful pics, safe mushroom foraging tips, and of course, delicious, safe recipes incorporating mushrooms is co-authored by the photographer, Dennis Becker, ( Cook, Food Stylist/Writer, Lisa Golden Schroeder, (, and Michael Karns, Wild Food/Foraging entrepreneur (

    Lisa has graced us with a sample of her styling and recipe crafting from the new book and added a kind twist to the recipe include some Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressings! 

    For book sales go to: scroll all the way down and order! A great holiday gift!

    Thank You Lisa:) you are amazing! 


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