It felt like a dream. Roused by some primal urge, a troupe of friends raced the tide. It didn’t take much. Clam rake. Shellfish license. Rubber boots to keep out the icy water. (Some went barefoot.)
Sure Cure for Cabin Fever BRIDGEHAMPTON—Every Wednesday at 7:00 a.m., a group of hunter-gatherers convenes at the Poxabogue golf course restaurant to size up…
The mouthwatering attractions pop up one after another, beckoning drivers like the all-you-can-eat dinner offers in Las Vegas. Except the temptation is more healthy. And less gaudy.
Step into the shop at Sang Lee Farms, and you might think you have entered a time warp, fast-forwarding to summer. The shelves are teaming with color, filled with items that most other Long Island farms won’t harvest until July or August.
Dominant Greens CUTCHOGUE—Paulette Satur deals in ephemeral pleasures. Tomatoes ripened to near splitting perfection. Pungent leeks with firm, unblemished trunks. Squash blossoms that exist…
Between May and July, the spring crops on Long Island kick into high gear.
“Deliver Us From Bland Food!” is the tagline on the new herb blends sold by Peconic River Herb Farm on River Road in Calverton.
Following an explosion of farmers markets around the country, the East End will play host to four different farmers markets this year.
Shrugging off a stigma of fondue as suited only for cold, winter nights and shag carpets, two East End cheeseshops will be offering it through the warmer months.
The largest communal strawberry hulling effort in the Northeast, and perhaps the world, will take place in Mattituck this June as part of the 51st Annual Strawberry Festival and Country Fair. On June 16, the evening before the three-day event begins, hundreds of volunteers gather under a big tent to remove the stems from 800 to 1000 flats of strawberries.
Rhubarb is a much-maligned plant. It prevails partly because of its utility (it’s prolific early in the year and this “pie-plant” helps thicken and stretch pies, jams, and similar dishes) and partly because it is perfect when done right.
This past spring, a man boarded a bus in Montreal and got off eight hours later in front of the Southampton Publick House.