10/20/19 5:55am

The team from Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream visited Treiber Farms to get a taste of the produce. (Credit: Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream)

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The seed was planted, inadvertently, in 2016.

Peter Treiber Jr. was in Williamsburg, hanging out at a friend’s apartment. He was visiting from his new home on the North Fork, where he was embarking on a career running Treiber Farms in Peconic alongside his father, Peter Treiber Sr., and other family members. (more…)

10/03/18 6:00am

Peter Treiber Jr. (Credit: David Benthal)

Peter Treiber Jr. recalls his father planting a vegetable garden with a handful of fruit trees and tending to beehives at his childhood home in Sea Cliff. 

That hobby yielded fresh food that found its way onto the Treiber family dinner table every spring and summer throughout his youth. The home harvest also seeded a passion for growing and sharing bounty that would become the foundation for the family’s next venture: organic farming.  (more…)