Someday This Will All Be Filled With Food Grown/Made on the East End

This is one corner of the 108,000-square-foot building on Sound Avenue in Calverton that will soon be filled with shucking, chopping and packaging machines, cold storage and, I guess, more storage for local agricultural products. That’s a lot of space. As we wrote in our 2012 High Summer issue, this agricultural enterprise terminal, or Agri-Park, as the state is calling it,  is a private-public collaboration with the backing of J. Kings, an island-wide food distribution/packaging/delivery company and the state of New York, which awarded the project a $500,000 grant under its regional council initiative. (State press release here.)




Eileen M. Duffy

Eileen M. Duffy DWS is the editor of Edible East End and Edible Long Island magazines. She holds a diploma in wines and spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Her book on Long Island wine Behind the Bottle came out in 2015.