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The Sustainability Story

Mushrooms are sustainably produced

Mushrooms have a unique growing process unlike any other produce item and are considered “one of the most sustainably produced foods in the United States.1


Environmental effects of mushroom production

The Mushroom Life Cycle

Explore the life cycle assessment for mushroom production in the United States, which looks at the composting operation, pasteurization and conditioning to finish the compost and growing and harvesting of mushrooms.

1 The Mushroom Sustainability Story: Water, Energy, and Climate Environmental Metrics, 2017 Report.

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