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
For the question of what makes the North Fork so special, the answer can be found on the North Fork Foodie Tour.
Now in its 10th year, the self-guided tour, which is the North Fork Reform Synagogue’s only fundraiser, offers a behind-the-scenes look at small-scale vegetable growing, winemaking and raising livestock on the East End.
It also gives participants a chance to get to know our local farmers and sample some of their scrumptious products. (more…)
I was driving on Main Road in Southold last week when two things grabbed my attention: A farm stand freshly painted the colors of a John Deere tractor and a sign out front that read “local ramps.” (more…)
A recent visit to Goodale Farms in Aquebogue was aired on The Rachael Ray Show Wednesday morning. (more…)
Sharp, bold and earthy.
Those are a few words that come to mind when describing the four new cheeses just released by Goodale Farms in Aquebogue.
Three are hard cheeses — two cheddars made with raw cow’s milk and a manchego made with a mix of raw cow’s and sheep’s milk. The fourth is a deliciously pungent goat cheese with the consistency of brie made in the Valençay style. (more…)