05/08/19 5:56am

North Fork Flower Farm in Orient offers fresh cuts through its CSA. (Credit: North Fork Flower Farm)

Community Supported Agriculture programs are an excellent way to ensure you’re getting the freshest provisions around while sustaining local famers. North Fork farms are gearing up for the start of their spring and summer CSAs, which typically run through the fall and are stocked with the ripest, just-picked fruits and vegetables the season has to offer. 

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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.

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