Mark Miloski Jr. on his family farm in Calverton. (Credit: David Benthal)
Thanksgiving is full of traditions: third helpings of Mom’s mashed potatoes, falling asleep while watching football and, of course, turkey.
Since 1946, to Will Miloski’s Poultry Farm in Calverton for the centerpiece of the meal. The farm gives people a chance to forgo frozen turkeys for fresh ones and has been allowing its birds to roam outside since long before “free-range” became a buzzword.
In short, the Miloskis know how to do turkey. But how do they do Thanksgiving?(more…)
About 300 live turkeys remain on the farm. They will be sold for Christmas. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
When considering what we are thankful for this holiday season, near the top of many a northforker’s list is surely the proximity to fresh local produce, destination restaurants and award-winning wineries. (more…)