Saturday, Sept. 29, 10-11:30 a.m.: Going behind the scenes at 8 Hands Farm, 4735 Cox Lane, Cutchogue. Join Peconic Land Trust for a walking tour of this family farm. Meet the Geppel family and see the farm animals, crops, handmade yarn and fiber products. Learn about the challenges and rewards of working the land. Food truck on-site for lunch. Rain cancels. Fee: $5. Register: 631-283-3195, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The North Fork Foodie Tour was back and bigger than ever for its 12th year this past season.
The self-guided culinary adventure gave participants a rare behind-the-scenes look at local farms, vineyards and other establishments that have made the region a destination for farm fresh eats and craft beverages. (more…)
Feast your eyes on the ultimate North Fork breakfast. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
There’s much to be said about breakfast on the North Fork. There’s the spicy and smoky chorizo and egg sandwich from Wednesday’s Table, the savory kielbasa burrito at Wendy’s Deli or the mound of bacon on a Sterlington Deli sandwich. (more…)
An Icelandic sheep at 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue. (Credit: Randee Daddona)
It’s not grapes but rather livestock farming that is currently changing the agricultural landscape of the North Fork, the New York Times wrote in a feature that makes mention of more than a half-dozen local farms. READ