11/17/18 1:36pm

Ronaldo Velasquez serves up pickles. (Credit: Rachel Siford)

The first indoor farmers market in Greenport drew big crowds for its opening day Saturday. Patrons didn’t need to brave the brisk temperatures as they headed inside the new farmers market building at 414 First Street, occasionally referred to locally as “the ice house.” (more…)

10/22/18 8:00pm

The Greenport Farmers Market is heading indoors.

The not-for-profit market, which was founded in 2011, will open in its new First Street location next month, allowing it to continue throughout the winter for the first time.

“A lot of farmers have winter produce and goods that they would like to sell,” said Greenport Farmers Market president Dorothy Catapano, who also owns Catapano Farms in Southold. “It is a great opportunity for the village, our local farmers and community artisans, because it gives us a place to sell our stuff and it gives people another reason to come to Greenport.” (more…)

05/12/16 6:02am
Greenport Jerky Company's black pepper sea salt jerky (Credit: Greenport Jerky Company)

Greenport Jerky Company’s black pepper sea salt jerky (Credit: Greenport Jerky Company)

Thick, meaty, chewy and full of flavor, Greenport Jerky is about to become the North Fork’s latest specialty food.

A fan of the art of drying meats, Vincent Macchirole of Greenport has been making his own beef jerky for years. Now he and his wife, Carolyn, have developed their own jerky line.

“We’ve been making jerky in a little smoker and we also have a dehydrator,” Vincent said. “We played around with different flavors and gave them to our friends.” (more…)

06/18/15 10:13am
Credit: Kendall Stark

Credit: Kendall Stark

At Surrey Lane Vineyard Orchard Farm in Southold, the motto is “if we show it, we grow it.”

The 44-acre farm, vineyard, and orchard specializes in fresh fruits, vegetables, as well as homemade jarred goods. Co-owners Liz and David Shanks are currently seeking a wine license to bottle their own brand. The couple currently sells the grapes from the 24-acre vineyard to Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack. (more…)

06/08/15 6:23am
Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Courtesy Greenport Farmers Market)

Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Courtesy Greenport Farmers Market)

The Greenport Farmers Market will return next weekend, opening for its fifth season. This year the market will set up shop in a brand new location — the parking lot located at the corner of South and Second streets. (more…)