Doug Bierend | Civil Eats


Doug Bierend is a freelance writer based in the Hudson Valley. He is the author of In Search of Mycotopia: Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms.

Managing ‘Brown Gold’: the Challenges—and Opportunities—of Spent Substrate

Fruiting mushrooms in substrate. (Photo courtesy of Tivoli Mushrooms)

Building an Alternative Supply Chain for Shiitake Mushroom Growers

shiitake mushrooms growing on a shiitake log

The New York Artist Reintroducing Wild, Edible Foods

Candace Thompson standing in nature with edible plants