I’m driving back to Times Review’s Mattituck office with a clamshell of disappearing of blueberries on my lap. I just purchased a pint of Bhavana Berries blueberries from Sang Lee Farms in Peconic and I’m trying to save a few for my husband to sample, but it’s proving difficult. (more…)
Mickey Harley of Bhavana Berries. (Credit: Chris Lisinski photos)
Mickey Harley is convinced he presents something no one else does on the North Fork — a hands-on garlic-harvesting experience.
At his farm, Bhavana Berries in Southold, visitors are welcome to grab a brightly colored shovel and pluck an odiferous head of garlic straight from the ground. Such interactivity, often abbreviated in signs as “U-pick,” is common with other fruits and vegetables — but Harley believes he is the only farm in the area to offer garlic as an option.
“There are a lot of other garlic farmers, but I don’t know of any that do U-pick,” he said. (more…)