Railroad station farmers markets are convenient, the parking is ample, and they’re giving new life to asphalt areas that are typically underused on weekends.
Restoration Farm head grower Caroline Fanning says the farmer is always looking a season ahead, even if the timing seems a little off kilter.
In 2011 – at the urging of members Susan Salem and Annie McPartlin – St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in North Bellmore turned its surrounding property into a vegetable garden to grow fresh organic vegetables for the Long Island Council of Churches food pantry in Freeport.
Some tips to keep in mind when ordering local food online: Farm 2 Kitchen accepts orders Thursday through Sunday, with deliveries beginning the following Wednesday, so think carefully about when you need your food in hand.
Tomato and parsley spreads by Bobby Tomatoes are a Long Island favorite. Long Island natives Bob and Donna Scala are the couple behind the delicious purees.
Each year, I look forward to opening day at Restoration Farm like a baseball fan eagerly awaiting the inaugural pitch of the season.
The word “local” gets tossed around a lot when it comes to artisanal products, but is it merely a descriptor of location? The best…
The air is fragrant with cloves and cinnamon and a large water bath is hissing steam atop the stove. Several members of Restoration Farm…
Gallagher’s do-it-yourself spirit inspired him to create the South Shore Pretzel Company. Now, he’s rolling pretzels on weeknights and selling his creations on weekends at local farmers markets.