November 14, 2023
- West Grove, PA
Pennsylvania First Lady Lori Shapiro joined Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding for a tour of Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms' farm in West Grove, among the businesses making Pennsylvania number one nationally in organic mushroom production. Shapiro Administration investments are feeding continued growth in the nation-leading industry through targeted investments to meet challenges unique to mushroom, and specifically organic mushroom production."It was a pleasure to join Secretary Redding this afternoon along with the representatives from the American Mushroom Institute and Mother Earth Mushrooms", said First Lady Lori Shapiro. "Josh and I are proud that the Commonwealth is a national leader in the mushroom industry - and we will continue working to deliver the resources and support Pennsylvania's agriculture community needs in order to keep innovating and thriving."Mother Earth is a USDA Organic-certified farm that has been in business more than 100 years. The family business encompasses every phase of mushroom production from compost, to growing, packing, and delivery.