Each week, we will be spotlighting a different farm stand on the North Fork as more open up. Helen’s Flower Farm in Aquebogue is open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. everyday.
Name: Helen’s Flower Farm
History: Helen’s was opened 35 years ago when a single mom and her two sons decided to open up a farm stand after her divorce. Since then, the place has grown to include a greenhouse complex covering three acres. When the full service farm stand opens up in July, Helen’s will have baked goods, quiche and soup until Thanksgiving.
What they are offering: Summer annuals, flower baskets, hanging baskets, garden flats, vegetables plants — lettuce, tomato, basil, herbs, impatients, marigolds, geraniums, custom plantings.
What they will offer: Vegetables, strawberries, eggs, cheese, baked goods, corn, quiche, soup.
987 Union Ave, Riverhead, 722-8449