10/24/16 6:00am
Julien Shapiro 8 Hands

Chef Julien Shapiro puts ham in an antique French mold to make jambonneau at the new restaurant kitchen at 8 Hands Farm. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Think of it as the North Fork’s only farm-to-butcher-case experience.

Last month 8 Hands Farm, the 28-acre sustainable livestock and produce operation in Cutchogue, unveiled a new butcher shop in its farm store. A new wraparound glass case is stocked with a rotating selection of fresh, farm-raised meat.

The farm previously only offered its meat, like rack of lamb and pork shoulder, vacuum-packed from its freezer. (more…)