4 Great Books + Movies About Mushrooms
If you’re already a big gourmet mushroom fan, you may enjoy learning more about Kingdom fungi and how it shapes the world around us. Here are a few of our favorite books and documentaries that shed light on all these complex organisms have to offer.
Cover Story: R&R Cultivation Featured in Minnesota Agriculture
R&R Cultivation was honored to be on the front cover of Minnesota Agriculture (Minnesota Farmers Union) Magazine in June 2022. Read the full story by Janet Kubat Willette!
Entangled Life Shows How Mushrooms Have Shaped Our World
Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake offers an exciting and illuminating look into the lives of fungi all over the world. The author, who has spent years studying fungi, has compiled his expert observations into a book that is both educational and entertaining.
R&R Cultivation is on Native Land
Our recent move from Roseville to New Hope prompted the R&R Cultivation team to draft an official land acknowledgement statement to give thanks to the people who inhabited this area prior to white colonization. R&R Cultivation is committed to amplifying Indigenous voices and working to undo the harmful effects of colonization.
Where Do Mushrooms Grow?
Mushrooms are very adaptable; many species can grow on a variety of different materials. Others must have more precise conditions to grow. R&R Cultivation’s urban farm in New Hope, MN is outfitted to mimic these conditions and encourage the growth of our gourmet, organic mushrooms.
The History of Commercial Mushroom Farming
As far back as hunter-gatherer times, humans have been gathering mushrooms to eat. Over 10,000 species of fungi produce these fruiting bodies, which means different species are found all over the world.
BIG NEWS: R&R Cultivation is Moving to New Hope, MN
This new space will bring our weekly production of mushrooms from 1,000 lbs/week to over 5,500 lbs/week. Learn more about this exciting move to New Hope, MN!
Spring Farmers Markets Are Here!
At R&R Cultivation, we’re big proponents of supporting local small businesses. A visit to the farmers market is one of the best ways for members of our community to support local produce and livestock farmers. That’s why we’re so excited for the upcoming farmers market season!
Sourcing Local Mushrooms for Your MN Restaurant
Many restaurant chefs enjoy cooking with flavor-packed mushrooms like Maitake, Beech mushrooms, and Oysters of all shapes and colors. But not all of these mushroom varieties are found in Minnesota forests, and none can be foraged year-round. What’s a fungi-loving restaurateur to do?
How R&R is Cultivating a Positive Workplace
Many of our company’s core principles pertain to how our employees are treated. We believe happy and motivated team members are integral to a company’s success, so we’ve taken measures to ensure our employees always feel appreciated at work.
Think You Hate Mushrooms? Try These Recipes.
R&R Cultivation strives to change the mushroom game by offering unique, locally-grown, gourmet mushrooms that may turn you into a mushroom lover yet! Here are a few recipes we’d recommend to anyone who wants to give mushrooms another shot.
VoyageMinnesota Magazine Article: Meet Nick Robinson of R&R Cultivation
Nick Robinson was featured in a VoyageMinnesota Magazine article - read it here. Today we’d like to introduce you to Nick Robinson. Them and their team share their story with us below: