Log In   ·   Become A Member

East End Mushroom Farm Giving Guests A Sneak Peak At Growing The Fungi

Nicole Barylski

John Quigley and Jane Maguire founded The East End Mushroom Company in 2012. (Courtesy Photo)

On Friday, February 5th, join The East End Mushroom Company for a complimentary tour of their state of the art Cutchogue facility. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., attendees can explore the grow room where the company harvests their signature shiitake, maitake, and oyster varieties, find out how the fungi progress to maturity, and gain knowledge about the world of indoor farming.

John Quigley, who founded the company along with Jane Maguire in 2012, will lead the tour and discussion. "We want to give people the opportunity to see how the mushrooms are grown, and what makes them standout among the rest," explained Quigley. "It's the future of farming, and it's exciting to share this with the community." Tourgoers will also learn about the other purveyed varieties that the family-owned and operated farm offers.

The East End Mushroom Company was established after Quigley and Maguire realized there was a need and demand for the farm on the East End. The duo created the company with the mission of growing mushrooms, specifically the Shiitake, Maitake, and Oyster varieties, which are picked on a daily basis to guarantee unrivaled freshness. Their locally grown mushrooms are purchased by both restaurateurs across New York and amateur chefs looking to feature the local bounty.

Jane Maguire and John Quigley. (Courtesy Photo)

Since the evening includes a visit to the grow room, where attendees must wear a mask due to the live spores, the event is recommended for adults only. Reservations are required to take the tour.

Note: The February 5th tour is currently full, but The East End Mushroom Company will offer another tour on Friday, March 4th from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The East End Mushroom Company is located at 22355 County Road 48 #23 in Cutchogue. For more information, call 631-876-5401 or visit www.theeastendmushroomcompany.com.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
Bridgehampton National Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton National Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

Hampton Luxury Liner
Hampton Luxury Liner was started in 2000 as a more luxurious way to travel from NYC to the Hamptons and back. The clientele quickly grew and over the years Hampton Luxury liner became the preferred method of transportation to the Hamptons and NYC for many living in NYC and the Hamptons that wanted a comfortable and affordable way to travel back and forth. In 2009, HLL was taken over by Classic Coach and things with the liner didn’t change to much for years and the owner there changed the buses to Prevost as opposed to Mercedes Setra Top Class Coaches that have always been a signature of the liner. Please call (631) 537-5800 to reserve a charter or email us at Hampton Luxury Liner. The Only Way to Ride!

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.

D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design.
D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design with a balance between functionality and imagination. We skillfully and tastefully transform ordinary spaces into classic modern styles, which are understated, and luxe. We’re known for our modern transitional style incorporating antiques and modern elements for an unexpected edge.