cool mushrooms


Last week I put together some “coolers” – boxes to keep mushrooms cool during the farmers market. The idea came from mushroom farm and spawn supplier Field and Forest Products.

I cut foil-backed bubble wrap to fit into a cardboard box, taped it in with foil tape and I was ready to add mushrooms and some ice packs on top. I used enclosed ice packs about the size and shape of ice cube trays – and they can be cut apart as needed. The ice packs sweat a little, so I kept a layer of paper bags between ice and mushrooms. However the whole setup performed admirably!

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