04/06/19 6:00am

Tom and Nicole Williams on their farm in Jamesport. (Credit: David Benthal)

The winter months brim with potential at Herricks Herbs & Heirlooms in Jamesport, a certified organic farm that specializes in seedlings, compost and medicinal herbs.

The rows of carefully plotted raised garden beds outside the homestead are barren of greenery and the greenhouse lies in wait of plantings before spring’s blossom in the coming weeks.

But life persists. (more…)

02/12/19 6:05am

The outdoor space at Jamesport Vineyards in summer. (Northforker file photo)

When Jamesport Vineyards winemaker Dean Babiar arrived in 2014 as harvest was winding down — everything was picked except for riesling for late harvest dessert wine — it was, of course, news. Any winemaker change is news in a relatively small region like Long Island. Looking back, it probably should have been bigger news.  (more…)

01/23/19 5:55am

The French onion soup at Main Road Biscuit Co. is the perfect way to warm up on gray days. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

The French onion soup at Main Road Biscuit Co. in Jamesport should be considered requisite winter dining. It is standout in the French onion category — most notably for its rich consistency, warming the soul upon first spoonful. (more…)

11/09/18 6:01am

Helene Verin in her Jamesport home. (Credit: David Benthal)

In 1926, a house on Manor Lane in Jamesport was built for $438. The small bungalow constructed on the east side of the road was not unlike others of its time. The style is one of many produced by Sears Modern Homes in the early to mid-1900s. 

Those in the market for a new house could flip through a catalog and select from the dozens of architectural designs available. The building materials arrived in a kit. (more…)