Wall Street Journal: Avondale Mushroom Farm Dominates Pennsylvania Farm Show

two people holding boxes of mushrooms
Image via To-Jo Mushrooms.
Joe D'Amico and Samantha Snyder hold mushrooms.

Samantha Snyder managed to snag ten first places at this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show on behalf of her employer, To-Jo Mushrooms in Avondale, writes Scott Calvert for the Wall Street Journal

Snyder dominated the Mushrooms category taking home prizes for shiitake, oyster, and portobello mushrooms, as well as for her mushroom centerpiece, among others. 

However, there was one detail that helped her take home all the awards. She did not have much competition, considering that she was the only participant. 

“When I came back [to work] I was like, ‘We won first place in every category,’” said Snyder. “Three days later, I told them we were the only ones to participate. Everybody got a good chuckle out of it.” 

Read more about Samantha Snyder in the Wall Street Journal

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