The best Instagram accounts, in our opinion, find beauty in the mundane and make the viewer see an every day scene in a new way. Here are five of our favorite feeds that celebrate life on the North Fork and all the charm and wonder it has to offer.
Be sure to give these accounts a follow, and while you are at it, go ahead and follow us too (@northforker1).
Watch as White Flower Farmhouse owner Lori Guyer renovates a Greenport farmhouse in her lovely, rustic style. The account documents surprises along the way — like an eight-foot well under the kitchen floorboards — and Guyer’s ingenuity (she removed an old chimney and used the bricks to make an outdoor patio.) Visit her shop at 53995 Main Road in Southold.
Gourds never looked so good as they do in Helen’s Flower Farm’s Instagram feed. The photogs behind this account take every day scenes, like a container of beets or a bundle of flowers, and turns them into colorful and vibrant portraits. Visit the farm at 999 Union Ave. in Aquebogue.
Anyone decorating a home in the style of farmhouse chic should pay a visit to this eclectic Aquebogue shop. The Instagram account displays shots of items like antique candle holders and vintage fish-themed wall art that just scream North Fork. “We love finding beauty in vintage objects,” reads the description of the account. Visit Small Holdings Farm at 965 Main Road in Aquebogue.
Perhaps the Instagram account that best captures the beauty and tranquility of the top fork, no one creates more stunning North Fork portraits than @northforkLI. From pictures of ripe vines set against a clear sky to fuchsia flowers in bloom, scanning these grams reminds the viewer to stop, take a breath and appreciate nature’s beauty.
Good looking people in mod boots, 70s-style bell bottoms and big hats are always fun to look at. Greenport’s The Times Vintage is a great stop for anyone looking for a costume or just those with a vintage soul. Follow them on Instagram for fashion inspiration and cool shots. Or visit them at 429 Main St. in Greenport.