10/02/17 6:00am

Hundreds of people showed up for the Riverhead Farmers Market opening day in 2014. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Members of the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association have decided to no longer host the winter farmer’s market in downtown Riverhead, which had been an annual event since 2014.

But a few participating vendors, including Sang Lee Farms farm manager Lucy Senesac, are hoping to find another space to continue the weekly event. (more…)

11/22/16 6:00am

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market returned for a fourth year Saturday, opening for the season with vendors familiar and new.

Longtime favorites like organic poultry farm Browder’s Birds were there, along with newcomers like The Bearded Baker and its gluten-free baked goods.

The weekly market, located at 117 E. Main Street in downtown Riverhead, is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late April. Here are some of our favorites from week one. (more…)

11/18/16 6:02am
Riverhead Farmers Market

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market, which features items from organic poultry farm Browder’s Birds, opens for the season on November 19. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork? Northforker has you covered.

Here are five events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.

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11/01/16 1:12pm
Hundreds of people showed up for the Riverhead Farmers Market opening day. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of people showed up for the Riverhead Farmers Market’s opening day in 2014. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market will return to its original home at 117 East Main Street later this month.

One of the few farmers markets that is open regularly on the East End in the offseason, it has become a beacon for shoppers looking to buy North Fork goods.

A lease is expected to be signed today, according to Steve Shauger, general manager of Hyatt Place East End in Riverhead and president of the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association, which sponsors the market. (more…)

10/28/15 6:14am
Opening day at the 2014 indoor farmer's market. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Opening day at the 2014 indoor Riverhead Farmer’s Market. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Expect a central location to grab your farm-fresh eggs, organic produce and baked goods when the indoor Riverhead Farmer’s Market returns to downtown Saturday, Nov. 14.

After expanding to two days per week last season, the market will once again only be open on Saturdays, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Ray Pickersgill. The weekly event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the end of April. (more…)