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Mushroom Shed Festival on May 10 brings community mushroom gardening to Huguenot Street

Mushroom Shed Festival on May 10 brings community mushroom gardening to Huguenot Street

Rosendale has its annual Pickle Festival, Saugerties its Garlic Festival, Margaretville its Cauliflower Festival. New Paltz is among many towns in the Hudson Valley with a seasonal celebration of their apple crops. But is there a community in the region as yet that has claimed the humble-but-delicious mushroom as the centerpiece of an annual feast? That prospect may be in New Paltz’s foreseeable future, if Amanda Heidel has her way.