09/30/15 10:09am
Shittake mushrooms grown at East End Mushroom Co. in Cutchogue. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Shittake mushrooms grown at East End Mushroom Co. in Cutchogue. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Heavy rain predicted for the next few days might spoil some of your North Fork weekend plans.

East End Mushroom Co.’s mushroom cook-off, originally scheduled for Oct. 3 at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck, has been postponed until Oct. 24 due to the weather.

“After discussing the safety concerns with the tent company and Macari Vineyards, it has been determined postponing the event would be the best and safest decision for our guests and participants,” East End Mushroom said in a statement. (more…)

03/21/15 5:38pm
John Quigley shows off the new East End Mushroom Company facility. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

John Quigley shows off the new East End Mushroom Company facility. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Growing mushrooms.

That doesn’t sound too hard, right?

Think again.

“MacGyver built this place,” joked John Quigley.

He was describing The East End Mushroom Company’s new state-of-the art, indoor, mushroom growing facility.  (more…)