And find out all the other markets on the East End here!
Our top stories of 2014 tell us that what we’re doing is what our readers want: stories about the personalities of our local food makers and where to find the best places to enjoy the fruits of their labors.
At Browder’s Birds, we get a lot of visitors. It is very rewarding to show off our healthy, happy animals and explain how we farm using rotational grazing with mobile structures and portable fencing. We are always transparent at our farm and you can see our animals in the brooder, out on pasture and even on processing day. Lately, we have had a lot of chefs stop by the farm to learn more about the ingredients they feature!
ALL UPDATED FOR 2016
There are now 15 farmers markets on the East End. When I started writing about our farmers and wineries in 2003, there were zero. None. And the received wisdom was that it would never happen.
Since the lead-up to its stellar debut in February, the Riverhead farmers market has been drawing crowds and new vendors, and will now be open year-round.
Saturday, March 15, marks the third installment of Topping Rose House’s farmer’s market.
The restaurant-inn will be hosting its first farmers market on the grounds in the restored barn. The market will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hedge funds to hedgerows is a major adjustment.
Edible Long Island writer Cristina Cosentino has a great article in the first issue of the magazine (available in all e-formats) that talks of the history of farmers on Long Island and how farmers markets are making a comeback with the help of governments, civic associations and the dogged energy of dedicated residents.
From sorbet to oysters, there is a bumper crop of food startups that hit the streets just in time for summer. From sorbet to oysters, here’s how we’re re stocking our summer pantry.
For us at Edible, the act of supporting your local food and drink maker is always patriotic. It helps create “a more perfect union,” between farmer and eater, so to speak. To sweeten the deal, consider the American flag tart at Lucy’s Whey and some other locavore suggestions for this historic weekend.
With nearly a dozen active farmers markets operating on the East End, it’s incredible to imagine that the Sag Harbor market—the first—was launched in just 2005.