Midnight Harvest: Combining Innovation and Sustainability to Unlock the Power of Mushrooms

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #31

Is growing mushrooms farming or science? For Matt Hall of Midnight Harvest, it’s both.

From attempting to cultivate morels in a sterile environment to the ins and outs of how Midnight Harvest’s gourmet mushroom growing process, Matt is dedicated to blending innovation with sustainability to unlock the full potential of mushrooms.

In this episode, we chat about:

  • Matt’s journey to becoming a mushroom farmer in northern Michigan
  • How training dolphins prepared him for growing mushrooms
  • How to differentiate yourself ...
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Moku Foods: Helping the Environment, One Bag of Jerky at a Time

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #30

Can mushroom jerky save the world? Maybe not on its own, but Matt Feldman from Moku Foods believes it’s a small step that can have a significant impact.

In this episode, we get ‘shroomy about:

  • Matt’s inspiration for Moku and how he settled on king oyster mushrooms as the perfect foundation for his plant-based jerky
  • The setback that turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Moku’s product development
  • Why Moku focuses on clean-label, allergy-friendly ingredients
  • The positive ...
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Say Hello to Squash (and Other Seasonal Favorites)!

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Enjoying the benefits of diverse autumn produce

Every season has its signature produce, and each harvest provides just the right combination of foods to make dishes that complement the weather. (As I’m fond of saying, God knew what He was doing!) In autumn, we’re greeted with a delightful array of starchy and crunchy vegetables, chewy mushrooms and dense fruits. This combination not only makes for lovely soups, stews, casseroles and pies but also contains high levels of nutrients that support overall ...

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