Blend the Rules Contest is now closed!

Blend the Rules is an in cafeteria promotion that challenges school nutrition professionals to “Blend the Rules” using fresh or IQF diced mushrooms. The materials below can be used to promote the contest on social media or printed materials to distribute to your school account holder.

Congratulations to the following Winners: 

  1. Grand Prize Winner: Fantastic Fun with Fungi – Bethel School District, Eugene, OR
  2. Second Place: Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, Chittenden VT
  3. Third Place: Marion Elementary, Allen, TX
  4. Runners Up: Chicopee Public Schools, Chicopee MA; J. Sterling Morton High School, Cicero IL; Greenville Public Schools, Greenville SC; and Victor Central Schools, Victor NY


How Mushrooms Grow PosterStudent Materials:

Farm to SchoolFarm to School: Harvest of the Month

Calling all teachers, food service professionals, and parents, our new Mushroom Harvest of the Month kit is a Farm-to-School resource that provides ready to go materials for the classroom and cafeteria to promote mushrooms and their health benefits. Download the complete kit here >>

Student Learning Exercises:

Mushroom Crafts: This free activity sheet includes instructions on how to create your own mushroom apron and mushroom cap, as well as an easy to print “Cap Crew” coloring sheet.

These free activity booklets feature fun mushroom games and activities for a variety of grades. Students will come away with a better understanding of mushrooms. Students can also develop their, math, spelling and listening skills.

Foodservice Materials:

Mushroom Undercover Agents by CSI

An exciting new menu promotion sponsored by Carroll Services features mushroom blended products and Mushroom Council materials. The downloadable kit contains; introductions, menus, product information and more! Visit CSI Food Pro to download >>