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…)
Sure, you’ve heard of dining that is farm-to-table, sea-to-table, farm-to-glass or any combination that translates to food and beverage taken directly from the source. (more…)
8 Hands Farm is located on Cox Lane in Cutchogue. The 28 acre-farm is home to heritage breed animals including Icelandic sheep, Tamworth pigs and a variety of heritage breed chickens. (more…)
Sure you’ve heard of dining that is farm-to-table, sea-to-table, farm-to-glass or any combination that translates to food and beverage taken directly from the source.
But here is a new one: farm to food truck. (more…)
The Icelandic sheep flock at 8 Hands Farm, in Cutchogue, can increase from 80 to 200 animals during lambing season. That’s when dozens of woolly little lambs come not-quite-yet baaing and bleating into the world, sometimes as many as 15 a day.
“The whole month of April, you’re on call,” said Tom Geppel, 51, who owns the farm with his wife, Carol Festa, 49. That requires Geppel to literally roll up his sleeves and help laboring ewes deliver their lambs, which may often be twins or even triplets. “You talk about a learning curve,” Geppel said. “No one can teach you that.” (more…)