The Peconic Land Trust kicks off its 6th annual Spring Lecture Series, Long Island Grown II: Food and Beverage Artisans at Work, at Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, with Sunday afternoon conversations with local farmers and producers of specialty items. The three-person panel-style series, moderated by Laura Donnelly, food writer for the East Hampton Star, features the men and women who are growing and producing food across Long Island.
Sunday, March 1, The Drink with apple grower Jennifer Halsey of Milk Pail Farm, hard cider maker Roman Roth of Wolffer Vineyard and Richard Scoffier of Honest Man Restaurants. UPDATE: This talk will be held at Peconic Land Trust’s office at 300 Hampton Road in Southampton.
Sunday, March 15, The Appetizer with microgreen grower Brendan Davison of Good Water Farms, baker Carissa Waechter of Carissa’s Breads and pickle maker Jeri Woodhouse of Taste of the North Fork.
Sunday, March 29, The Entrée with Doug Corwin of Crescent Duck Farm, Tom Geppell of Eight Hands Farm and Hal Goodale of Goodale Farms.
Sunday, April 19, The Dessert with Chef Steve Amaral of North Fork Chocolate Company, fig grower Tom Stevenson of Oysterponds Farm and honey producer Mary Woltz of Bees Needs.
All presentations begin promptly at 2 p.m. Individual tickets: $25/person, $20/Bridge Gardens Member. Purchase the full series for $90/person, $70/Bridge Gardens Member and receive a one-year subscription to the Edible magazine of your choice (East End, Long Island, Manhattan, or Brooklyn). Space is limited, pre-paid registration required. Call the trust at 631.283.3195, ext. 19 or e-mail events@PeconicLandTrust.org.