Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

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The 25th year of the Kennet Square Mushroom Festival starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday. At the festival there’s everything mushroom under the sun:

  • Mushroom ice cream
  • Grilled, fried, and sautéed mushrooms in a variety of dishes
  • Mushroom salads
  • Mushroom Soup
  • Fresh Mushrooms to take home
  • Cooking demonstrations: Local and regional chefs will share their mushroom recipes
  • Farm Tours: Take a tour of a local mushroom farm to see how button, crimini, portabella, maitake, oyster, enoki, and shitake mushrooms are commercially grown.
  • Amateur Mushroom Soup Cook-off
  • Soup and Wine Festival: On Sunday, plan to spend time sampling mushrooms soups from local restaurants, then vote for your favorite. Local wineries provide tasting samples .
  • Shopping: With nearly 200 vendors along the streets of Kennett Square, there’s plenty of opportunities to find mushroom-related items.

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival [Official Site]