02/06/19 6:05am

The bone broth at 8 Hands Farm is simmered for five hours. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Cold gray days have a way of zapping your energy and having you reaching for a third cup of coffee before the clock strikes noon. These are days when mac n’ cheese and chili comes calling for lunch. But you might consider selecting a different kind of comfort food.

The warming bone broth at 8 Hands Farm is a lighter option that could give you the pep back in your step without the espresso. (more…)

10/24/18 6:05am

Since 2017, Carly and Jonathan Copeland have been operating the food truck at 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue, providing a unique “farm to food truck” experience North Fork foodies have come to love.  (more…)

09/14/18 3:42pm

Saturday, Sept. 29, 10-11:30 a.m.: Going behind the scenes at 8 Hands Farm, 4735 Cox Lane, Cutchogue. Join Peconic Land Trust for a walking tour of this family farm. Meet the Geppel family and see the farm animals, crops, handmade yarn and fiber products. Learn about the challenges and rewards of working the land. Food truck on-site for lunch. Rain cancels. Fee: $5. Register: 631-283-3195, events@peconiclandtrust.org.

09/18/18 7:22am

The North Fork Foodie Tour was back and bigger than ever for its 12th year this past season.

The self-guided culinary adventure gave participants a rare behind-the-scenes look at local farms, vineyards and other establishments that have made the region a destination for farm fresh eats and craft beverages.  (more…)

01/16/18 6:13am

Feast your eyes on the ultimate North Fork breakfast. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

There’s much to be said about breakfast on the North Fork. There’s the spicy and smoky chorizo and egg sandwich from Wednesday’s Table,  the savory kielbasa burrito at Wendy’s Deli or the mound of bacon on a Sterlington Deli sandwich.  (more…)