Location is a potential home for the Riverhead Farmers Market.
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.
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…
Lauri Spitz, the lady of the brewery, has become the face of a new generation of women in the craft beer business.
It takes a sour woman to make a good pickle—or so writes Michael Chabon in his novel, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, clearly oblivious to the pleasures of Horman’s Best Pickles and the not-at-all-sour young man behind them. Of course, our own Jeanne Hodesh is better informed, having spoken with Nicholas Horman himself back in the summer of 2009.
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.
Trending topics that have kicked off the month of February on the East End of Long Island are the arctic blasts and the Riverhead Farmers Market — polar opposites: an oppressive freeze and a nourishing thaw.
Eating local is getting easier and easier on the East End.