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Shannon

Shannon Mulligan-Mayernik is an herbalist and plant medicine maker based in Northern New Jersey. Co-Owner of Mayernik Kitchen, Beekeeper & Educator of all things local and homemade. Graduate apprentice of herbalist Robin Rose Bennett and recent graduate of the Chestnut School of Herbs. Shannon graduated from the Academy of Culinary Nutrition in 2015 and became a Master Food Preserver in 2019. Currently, Shannon is participating in a year long clinical program for herbal medicine in Bronx, New York.

By Staff Writer, Posted in Garden

Welcome to the Mayernik Garden Blog Series! We hope to update you twice monthly (maybe more in the summer) about what's going on in the Maryernik Garden.  All great endeavors need to start from a simple idea, a workable plan.  For the... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Personal

  We opened the Mayernik Market this January with our Out of the Woods Apothecary Box, and now we are excited to announce that many of our products can be purchased individually.  Some of our faithful clients requested the availability of... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Everyone loves a fun surprise – especially one that offers plenty of relaxing, healthy perks.  Our Mayernik Kitchen Out of the Woods Apothecary Box provides just that: a monthly subscription box including five homemade holistic products.... read more.

By Staff Writer, Posted in Herbal Remedies

For Shannon and I, and many others throughout the world, elderberries are nothing new in terms of cold and flu prevention.  For those of us who are not quite as well-versed in this magical berry, let me explain some of its background, uses, and... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Personal

Last year, Matt and I were so excited to kick off 2015 with a new challenge: no meat for a whole month.  We had gone down this road before, so I imagine we would be successful (it would’ve been hard to not be with Matt’s... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

The best part of the holiday season: cheery time spent with family and friends.  The worst part of the holiday season: overindulging (in a variety of ways) with those very same family and friends.  I really do love the holidays, but what I... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Personal

With the holidays quickly approaching, this should be a time for togetherness, family, and cheer.  However, people tend to become so bogged down with their shopping stresses that they forget what the holidays are truly about.  In classic... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

When Matt and I first decided to host a Mayernik Kitchen “relaunch” of sorts, we knew we would need to find a selling point. After he was bottling up jar after jar of dried oregano (amazing, by the way), we knew exactly what we could do... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

With winter approaching, the days get shorter and the nights longer.  There is nothing better than cozying up with a good book and a warm blanket, knowing that eventually, sleep will prevail, and you’ll be dreaming away.  For some,... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Food Review

As many of you know, I am enrolled in the Academy of Culinary Nutrition with Meghan Telpher. Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based author, speaker, nutritionist, and founder of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. Her humorous, engaging and real... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Food Photography

Strawberry: 1. a sweet soft red fruit with a seed-studded surface. 2. the low-growing plant that produces the strawberry, having white flowers, lobed leaves, and runners, and found throughout north temperate regions.     Ahhh the... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Personal

Helloo Everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your summer so far...I know Matt and I have been. We have been CRAZY busy these past few weeks which is why it's been a little quite around here. We have soo much going on, and so many things we want to... read more.