Support small businesses and artisans while enjoying tasty locally sourced eats and drinks at Grey Horse Tavern on Wednesdays December 10 and 17. • Photographs by Doug Young
We uncovered the antidote for mall-weary shoppers; spend your Small Business Saturday at The New General Store’s Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market in Yaphank and at the Peconic River Herb Farm in Calverton.
Rule No. 1 ~ Make no apologies.
No matter the holiday, Jen Going has a knack for weaving together traditional formal pieces with natural and organic elements and then adding a dash of whimsy for a gracious, unique, warm and completely attainable look, even at the 11th hour. • Photographs by Jen Going
Vegans! Don’t be left out this winter when everyone’s drinking hot chocolate. Sweet & Sara’s shows you how. • Photograph by Yvonne Albinowski
Patty Gentry of Early Girl Farm grows dozens of varieties of heirloom winter squash, each with a story. • Photographs by Doug Young
‘Tis the season for the jewels of Peconic Bay, and the anticipated harvest looks auspicious. • Photograph by Doug Young
With a fresh local supply available all year long and a timeless resource for recipes, clams should always be the answer to “what’s for dinner?”
With a buoy masquerading as algae, fish are tricked into taking the bait.
In Huntington Village, candy apples to make the kid in you come out. But come Halloween, they’re gone.
Why would a chef leave Daniel for a plot on Long Island? • Photographs by Doug Young
I believe the future of pollination for farms and backyard gardens lies with wild bees. There are 430 different bee species in New York State, including sweat bees, orchard mason bees, squash bees and bumblebees. Even in the suburbs, a wide variety of bees fly around.