Get ready to have some fungus among us: the ~FIRST FERRY BUILDING FUNGUS FESTIVAL~ is coming up, from Saturday, November 25–Sunday, November 26.
The Ferry Building Marketplace, Far West Fungi and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market celebrate culinary mushrooms with a range of free events, including Mushroom Growing Tables, Meet the Mushroom Farmer Talk with John Garrone of Far West Fungi, Mushroom Cooking Demo with Chef Bryan Waites of Medicine Restaurant, Music, Mushroom Displays and Children's Coloring Table. Through the weekend Marketplace merchants will be offering an abundance of special fare, tastings, and demonstrations. The weekend event will benefit the San Francisco Mycological Society. Here is a sampling of some of the special items prepared for the weekend:
Acme Bread: Duxelle & Fromage Blanc Sandwich on Rustic Sweet Baguette; Delica rf1: Mushroom Salad; Frog Hollow Farm: Mushroom & Leek Turnovers; Hog Island Oyster Co.: Baked Oysters with Chanterelles; Prather Ranch Meat Co.: Shiitake & Pork Sausage; Scharffenberger Chocolate Maker: White Chocolate Mushrooms; and Tsar Nicoulai Caviar: Truffled Tiger Eye Caviar.
First Ferry Building Fungus Festival
Sat. Nov. 25–Sun. Nov. 26
Ferry Building Marketplace
begins at 10am