Grow your own fruit and vegetables, like these beautiful heirloom tomatoes at Long Season Farms in Aquebogue, from seeds shared at the second annual Long Island Regional Seed Consortium Heirloom Seed Swap. (Credit: David Benthal for northforker)
You might have just thrown out this year’s Christmas tree, but it’s not too early to start planning your 2016 garden.
Trade your saved heirloom seeds and pick up some planting tips at the Long Island Regional Seed Consortium‘s second annual Heirloom Seed Swap at Suffolk County Community College’s Riverhead campus next month. The event is set for Saturday, Feb. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Ethan Crook (left), a culinary student and line cook at North Fork Table and Inn in Southold, with chef Stephan Bogardus.
Today’s college graduates are famously hard pressed to find a job during this historically sluggish economy.
Not so for Suffolk County Community College’s culinary school students and alumni.
Nearly 100 percent of the college’s culinary arts program graduates find work in the field, with many ending up in upscale commercial kitchens throughout the North Fork, said program director Richard Freilich. (more…)