05/12/16 12:14pm
Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Courtesy Greenport Farmers Market)

Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Greenport Farmers Market)

Summer and farm stands are synonymous on the North Fork. Everyone has their favorite and it helps to be in the know when it comes to finding your go-to vendor at local farmers markets.

Here is an opening-day schedule for farmers markets near the North Fork and Shelter Island: (more…)

02/04/16 6:07am
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Gene Casey (pictured above) and the Lone Sharks will perform during a food pantry fundraiser at Martha Clara Vineyards on Friday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Northforker has you covered.

Here are 5 events to check out this weekend:

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10/25/15 11:25am
Vine Street Café placed third for its dish. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Vine Street Café placed third for its mushroom bolognese sauce with penne pasta, tomato, parmesan and parsley. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Touch of Venice made a mushroom crostini with maitake, shiitake, oyster mushrooms, wild arugula, ricotta and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Grana of Jamesport made a bruschetta with roasted oyster mushroom, toasted walnut pesto and mushroom aioli dish.

While Shelter Island’s Vine Street Café served up a mushroom bolognese sauce with penne pasta, tomato, parmesan and parsley.

But the star of the shows was Noah’s with its duck confit and shiitake mushroom pan-fried dumplings, served with a mushroom and cabbage slaw in an orange miso sauce. (more…)

09/21/15 5:00pm

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Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We welcome our new partner, The East End Mushroom Company.

The East End Mushroom Company will be giving away (2) tickets to the 1st annual Mushroom Cook-Off which will be held at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck Saturday, October 3rd noon- 4 p.m. The event will have up to 40 local and regional chefs, Macari wine, Greenport Harbor beer and music by The Earthtones! The winner will also get a private tour of the mushroom farm.

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03/21/15 5:38pm
John Quigley shows off the new East End Mushroom Company facility. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

John Quigley shows off the new East End Mushroom Company facility. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

Growing mushrooms.

That doesn’t sound too hard, right?

Think again.

“MacGyver built this place,” joked John Quigley.

He was describing The East End Mushroom Company’s new state-of-the art, indoor, mushroom growing facility.  (more…)