Welcoming is a word Lauren Lombardi speaks to catering clients while helping them plan their North Fork event.
Her artful catering blends an eye for décor with vibrant local ingredients. Her signature Harvest Table brims with specialty Italian appetizers such as salami finocchiana from Lombardi’s Love Lane market plated elegantly beside bowls of seasonal produce dressed with edible flowers and placed beside fresh flowers picked up from local farm stands.(more…)
As the sun sets on Zilnicki Farms in Riverhead, a handful of people gather at a small clearing behind the farm fields. They aren’t there to plant or harvest, but rather to practice yoga with stunning views of the twilight sky as the backdrop. (more…)
Northforker staffers Michelina Da Fonte — our reigning taste test champ — and Cerria Torres square off in a battle to see who the true expert is on apple pie. Served slices from Briermere Farms, Hallock’s Cider Mill and Breeze Hill Farm & Preserve they had to guess which one came from each place in this recurring segment featuring locally sourced products.
Filmed by Krysten Massa, Grant Parpan and Kaylyn Ahrenstein
Edited by Krysten Massa