2025 SOMA Wild Mushroom Camp

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Faculty Biographies

Jill Nussinow

Jill Nussinow is a Northern California nutritionist and culinary educator who has been teaching people the joys of “kitchen play” with whole foods for more than 30 years. She was an adjunct chef instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College in the culinary department. Jill has written 4 cookbooks, Jill has always loved eating mushrooms and has been foraging for them in Northern California for almost 20 years. She learned most of what she knows from attending SOMA forays and meetings. Jill enjoys all aspects of mushrooms so much that almost 5 years ago she moved from Santa Rosa to Southern Mendocino County to be able to spend more time in the forest. She has spoken and done cooking demonstrations at fairs, festivals and has a regular spot at Rancho La Puerta spa resort in Tecate, Mexico. Jill loves simple food, Mother Nature, reading and teaching breath awareness and nutrition to small groups. Her most mushroom oriented book is Nutrition CHAMPS.