Chris Wines tends to the animals on his family’s farm in Riverhead (Credit: David Benthal)
The North Fork is known for its independently owned vineyards, breweries and distilleries, but there’s a small-batch beverage you might be overlooking: milk.
Ty Llwyd Farm in Riverhead is the North Fork’s only producer of raw, unpasteurized milk — known for its creamier taste and added health benefits. And like other local craft beverages, it’s got a loyal, almost cult-like following.(more…)
Ducks at Ty Llwyd Farm in Riverhead. (Credit: photos by Vera Chinese)
For the question of what makes the North Fork so special, the answer can be found on the North Fork Foodie Tour.
Now in its 10th year, the self-guided tour, which is the North Fork Reform Synagogue’s only fundraiser, offers a behind-the-scenes look at small-scale vegetable growing, winemaking and raising livestock on the East End.
It also gives participants a chance to get to know our local farmers and sample some of their scrumptious products. (more…)
Jersey cows at Ty Llwyd Farm in Northville. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The only farm on Long Island to sell raw milk welcomed its newest addition last Monday.
Farmer Christopher Wines started his dairy business, “Sound Avenue Jerseys,” at Ty Llwyd Farm five years ago with just one cow. Today he has a herd of 22, and this week the fifth calf of 2015 was born to three-year-old Sarah. (more…)