After working for a few years in publishing, Shannon Mulligan-Mayernik was uninterested in the nine-to-five grind. She at all times beloved vegetation, and dabbled in her personal backyard earlier than taking a plant drugs class – and have become unbelievably hooked. In 2015, Shannon determined to start out a herbalism enterprise referred to as Mayernik Kitchen alongside her husband Matt.
Shannon and Matt started rising seedlings of their spare bed room, and as Shannon was trying to find extra details about vegetation and diet she found the Culinary Diet Knowledgeable Program. She famous that the Academy integrated a variety of medicinal and culinary herbs into its curriculum, from elixirs to broths and the whole lot in between.
Shannon didn’t know the place her enterprise would take her, however she had a sense the Culinary Diet Knowledgeable Program might assist her combine her plant information with scrumptious recipe creations.
“It was the right mixture for me,” she says.
Since 2015, Mayernik Kitchen has expanded from Shannon’s spare bed room into an herb farm (with an apprenticeship) and brick-and-mortar storefront that provides a full product line, cooking courses, and natural schooling. Neighborhood and sharing are on the coronary heart of what Shannon does.
On this unique interview in our on-line group (be a part of free of charge right here), Shannon shares many gems about beginning, rising and sustaining an herbalism enterprise, in addition to the way to run an intentional enterprise that helps her group.
This dialog focuses on:
- What drew Shannon to herbalism and plant medicine-making
- What impressed her to create and construct a enterprise
- How she integrates culinary diet into her work
- The best lesson from her experiences
- What she needs she’d recognized from the beginning
- What retains her motivated each single day
In case you are on the lookout for methods you should utilize culinary diet to start out a enterprise like Shannon has, or improve your present profession, registration for the 2023 Culinary Diet Knowledgeable Program opens April eleventh. Study extra about how one can take your expertise to the subsequent stage.