Hedge funds to hedgerows is a major adjustment.
A family of four stakes a claim with an Icelandic sheep farm.
Our upcoming issue has a story by Melissa Feldman about a series of community dinners hosted and cooked by Ned Baldwin at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. All the ingredients are local, and the produce came from Latham’s farm.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has a track record of supporting New York’s small farmers and food producers. She was the first New York senator to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture in 41 years when she joined back in 2009, and has since been an ally to advocates for sustainable and localized food systems.
Hard cider is hard to miss these days. Edible featured Woodside Orchards in this year’s Low Summer issue and Peconic Bay has been making True Believer since last year turning cidre into something as American as apple pie.
There is a beer-induced buzz on Long Island. The surge of local breweries has heightened a demand for local ingredients, and some farmers have responded with hops.
Taylor Knapp, the chef at First and South, is starting a new business: the business of snails. He and a former co-worker, Sean Nethercott, will be building a greenhouse on the grounds of a Peconic Land Trust incubator in Cutchogue to grow the only fresh escargot available in the U.S.
The Peconic Land Trust’s Ag Center is once again the kick-off point for the North Fork Foodie Tour. Hosted by the North Fork Reform…
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We may not be Iowa when it comes to area farmed, but here on Long Island, we have been celebrating agriculture for a long time. And we have our very own county fair to prove it.
The American Farmland Trust and Cornell Cooperative Extension aim to eliminate financial risk for innovative farmers while improving water quality for Suffolk County residents.
This summer Stephanie Gaylor of Invincible Summer Farm says she has developed more than 100 bullet-proof seeds developed to thrive in the climate and soil of the East End.
Bren Smith, the owner of Thimble Island Oysters, uses 3-D ocean farming to combat climate change, restore the ecosystem, and create “blue-green jobs” for fisherman.