When shadows begin to stretch and the word “crisp” begins to describe the air, there’s one thing that comes to everyone’s mind: apple season. I noticed a small barn off Route 25 in Aquebogue with a Woodside Orchard sign out front; underneath it read two of my favorite words: hard cider.
A hand-drawn map from the time of planting depicts 70 heritage apple trees, including historic varieties such as yellow Newtown pippin, Roxbury russett and sheepsnose.
In our premiere issue, Summer 2013, we included a story about the farmers markets on Long Island with what we considered a complete list. A message from Ethel Terry, who has a hand in a good number of these markets let us know that some have since closed or changed their opening days.
The American Farmland Trust and Cornell Cooperative Extension aim to eliminate financial risk for innovative farmers, and improve water quality for Suffolk County residents.
In a field dominated mostly by men, Tabbethia Haubold Magee is a pioneer in fibered animal care. Her 17-acre farm in Yaphank is a hub of education, community, and grassroots focus.
What Noise Annoys an Oyster? The Long Island Sound! Thimble Island Oysters serves the ecosystem and our taste buds with a vertical ocean farm.
Jen Campbell has brought horticultural knowledge and unbridled enthusiasm to the state-owned farm, along with neatly planted and weeded rows of vegetables and herbs.
Grown on Long Island Day, a countywide farmers market, will be held at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center on Friday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
From heritage breeds to sumac leaves, Jennifer Murray of Turtleback Farm of will guide us through the challenges and triumphs of agro-ecology.
Everything tastes better eaten outdoors on a beautiful day, especially with good company. That’s why we never miss an opportunity for a potluck at…
You might think a farmer or dietician would be too focused on growing food to worry about semantics, but three years of laboring under the sun to grow great produce has made Marghoob very conscious of the power of the word.
Rustic Roots Delivery provided Long Island’s freshest food to the Dave Matthews Band at Jones Beach