05/31/16 12:00pm
North Breeze Farms sells pure honey, as well as infused, flavored and buttered honeys. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

North Breeze Farms sells pure honey, flavored and buttered honeys. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

What’s sweeter than buying local North Fork honey?  (more…)

03/29/16 8:00am
Beekeeper Laura Klahre makes lip balm and lotion bar from beeswax. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Beekeeper Laura Klahre makes lip balm and lotion bar from beeswax. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

At Catapano Dairy Farm in Peconic, goat milk is used not only to make savory chèvre and tangy feta, it’s also the main ingredient in luxurious skin care products fit for a queen.

“Goat milk is easily absorbed and very softening to the skin,” said Deb Slack, who supervises production of the farm’s skin care line. “Cleopatra used to bathe in it.” (more…)