The East End Farmers Market in Riverhead has been a popular indoor hit on Saturdays this winter and it’s a great place for foodies and wellness enthusiasts to find items to keep them feeling good.
Local mushrooms, Mattituck Mushrooms Mushrooms are rich in antioxidants, fiber and protein. They add umami flavors to any dish and also serve as a great meat alternative. These gorgeous mushrooms are grown right in Mattituck and offer a seasonal variety. Starts at $10 per pound
Coconut cashew milk, Tulo Milk Founder Laura Hopkins follows a plant-based diet and was unhappy with additives in milk alternatives on the market. Now she makes her own nut milks and delivers them right to your doorstep weekly. 12 oz. bottle, $12
Raw honeycomb, Sag Harbor Honey Local honey is known to ease seasonal allergies, soothe a sore throat and add sweetness to a hot toddy. This raw honeycomb from Sag Harbor Honey is the créme de la créme of raw honey. 10 oz. honeycomb, $30
Elderberry syrup, Sweet Woodland Farm Elderberry has shown promise to help fight colds and boost the immune system. Local horticulturist Rachel Stephens grows and blends her elderberries with raw honey, cinnamon, ginger and cloves for a syrup as delicious as it is soothing. 8 oz. bottle, $30
Local kombucha, The Ferm Kombucha has been shown to promote liver health, reduce heart disease risk and help manage Type 2 diabetes. This kombucha is made by a husband and wife duo based on the North Fork. White Grape Cranberry Ginger Kombucha, $12 or $10 for refill
Turmeric capsules, Turmeric Boss There’s a reason you see turmeric in every health food store and juice bar. Turmeric is a known anti-inflammatory that is touted as helping ease everything from arthritis to depression and heart disease. 120 capsules, $36
Salvation herbal healing balm, Peconic River Herb Farm This balm is perfect for this time of year when hands and lips are chapped from the cold. Made from olive and other natural oils and infused with lavender essential oil, this balm is healing and scented for relaxation. 1 oz. tin, $15
Hydroponic lettuce, Maryhaven Center of Hope As part of a partnership with LI Taste and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, Maryhaven Center of Hope residents began planting and growing bibb lettuce hydroponically for sale at local markets.