Author: Katherine Zubler

CASTLEBLAYNEY — At a recent cattle auction in Castleblayney, an Irish Republic town of 3,600 people near the border of Northern Ireland, Connell Nugent stepped onto the auctioneer’s block as he and his father before him have for decades. He sat behind a wooden desk worn down by decades of gaveling, welcomed the crowd and launched […]

Did you know that mushrooms can double in size in 24 hours? Or that a mushroom is the closest plant to a human genetically? How about the fact that mycelium is the largest living organism in the world? We learned all this from Gerry Reilly, owner of Reilly Mushrooms, a farm in Ireland’s County Westmeath […]