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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 Shannon, Posted in MK Product

Another awesome inclusion in February’s Out of the Woods Apothecary Box is our Organic Warming Massage Oil.  Yes, it sounds sensual, and it sure can be, but it’s so much more.  When the weather has us feeling run down, and our... read more.

By Staff Writer, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Once the holiday season passes, the colder, darker days of winter tend to be all-consuming. We often get stuck in a work-a-holic rut where we go into work (and it’s still dark outside) only to come home from work (while it’s dark... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in MK Product

We are super excited to announce the inclusion of our coffee sugar scrub in February’s Out of the Woods Apothecary Box.  Though most people know coffee has the helpful little tool to wake them up in the morning, many are completely unaware... read more.

By Staff Writer, Posted in Garden

Flashback 4 few years:  When Shannon and I first embarked on our gardening journey, we knew very little about how much it could mean for our lives as a whole.  We had recently moved into a new home, one with a much larger yard than we had... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Herbal Remedies

Mayernik Kitchen Homemade Vegan Soap will be part of the February Out of the Woods Apothecary Box (sold seperately for $6.50 a bar) Organic Geranium with Dried Organic Roses Organic Peppermint with Organic Cacao  Organic Cinnamon Bark with... read more.

By Shannon, Posted in Food Profile

I know most people – especially in the Northeast – love the summer months.  And rightfully so: the warm weather, the beach, the parks.  Summer is awesome.  However, my heart will forever belong to the cooler months.  I... read more.

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.