08/10/16 9:20am
Snip your own herbs at Shade Trees Nursery in Jamesport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Snip your own herbs at Shade Trees Nursery in Jamesport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

They sit right outside the entrance to the store at Shade Trees Nursery Garden Center in Jamesport, gigantic pots of fresh, organic herbs like basil, rosemary, oregano and parsley, just soaking up the sun.

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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…)

09/02/15 9:35am
Owners Lou & Lisa Caracciolo (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Owners Lou & Lisa Caracciolo
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Shade Trees Nursery is expanding its repertoire along with its Jamesport garden center.

In addition to a brand new 2,100-square-foot cedar-shingled retail garden shop, which was finished in May, owners Lisa and Lou Caracciolo have also developed their own food and goods line. That brand, North Breeze Farms, includes jams, jellies, pickles, pickled garlic and soap. (more…)

09/01/15 11:57am
Martha Clara Vineyards will host a Vines and Canines event on Monday where people can bring their dogs along for a tour. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Martha Clara Vineyards will host a Vines and Canines event on Monday where people can bring their dogs along for a tour. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Labor Day may mean the unofficial end to summer, but there’s still plenty to do this holiday weekend on the North Fork and Shelter Island.

Here are some of our picks for LDW. Or, visit our events page by clicking here. (more…)