One of this winter’s greatest success stories has been the Riverhead Farmers Market. Packed to the gills every Saturday in the old Swezey’s space on Main Street, the market has drawn shoppers from the East End to western Suffolk. Not long ago, farmers markets in the summer were hard to come by, now we have […]
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To protect place names, in 2005 the Joint Declaration to Protect Wine Place Names & Origin was signed in Napa Valley. Since then 19 regions have signed the declaration including Long Island, which joined in 2010.
Featuring favorite editors Amy Zavatto and Brian Halweil, this video highlights some of the best artisan distillers that poured at Edible Manhattan’s Good Spirits event last month. The biggest thing is the advance in local spirits since our first event in 2010, as Brian describes in the video; there are so many more! Also look for East Ender Chris Tracy talking about his VerVino vermouth.
If the pollinators become so scarce they can’t do their job, we’re in big trouble. So maybe it’s time to put the chicken coop on hold and build some hives.
At Clovis Point’s third annual chili contest, Noah Schwartz of Noah’s in Greenport took home Best of in the pro category. It was smoky and spicy and had a lot of condiments to choose from. My favorite part. The event was a fund-raiser for Group for the East End, which took home $2,000. Other participating […]
In our Spring 2014 issue, Eileen M. Duffy visits Premium Wine Group in Mattituck to watch as Erik Bilka, the operations production winemaker, puts the very first wine from Long Island Wine Country in the vacuum sealed bags that will fill the boxes embossed with Lieb Cellars new label, Bridge Lane.
In our Spring Issue, Meghan Harlow wrote about the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program, an important push to revive the wildlife in the bays so essential to filtering the water. We heard from the program coordinator, Christine Santora, recently and she have some news about the upcoming year.