09/29/17 6:01am

Rex Farr at his Calverton farm on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

It’s a mid-August morning at The Farrm in Calverton, which means the cows and burros must be fed and the tomatoes and peppers inspected for ripeness. But it’s also a fruit day, according to the biodynamic calendar, which means the not-yet-ripe grapes are about to get some attention.

So first, farmer Rex Farr has to create a vortex. (more…)

09/17/15 6:12am
An heirloom tomato grown at Long Season Farms in Aquebogue. The farm offers non-certified organic produce. (Credit: David Benthal)

An heirloom tomato grown at Long Season Farms in Aquebogue. The farm offers non-certified organic produce. (Credit: David Benthal)

Whether they are feeding a young family or cooking for themselves, more and more wellness-conscious people are opting for non-genetically modified fruits and veggies that were grown without synthetic pesticides.  (more…)

05/21/14 3:59pm
Sang Lee Farms' Lucy Senesac, right, shows a cup of watermelon juice to Ellie Borzilleri, 9, of Cutchogue, and her mother Sarah during the North Fork Foodie Tour last year.

Sang Lee Farms’ Lucy Senesac, right, shows a cup of watermelon juice to Ellie Borzilleri, 9, of Cutchogue, and her mother Sarah during the North Fork Foodie Tour last year.

For the parent who is tired of sending their child to baseball or soccer camp, here’s an idea for the summer: Young Farmer’s Camp at Sang Lee Farms.

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