06/02/17 6:00am
06/02/2017 6:00 AM

Driving along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, you might notice kinetic sculptures made from recycled shovels turning with the wind.

They’re among several metal creations that dot the landscape outside Giles Nursery.

What you might not realize is that they’re the handcrafted work of nursery owner Eric Giles, whose home and workshop are also located on the property.

Every one of his sculptures is made from recycled materials. (more…)

05/31/17 3:19pm
05/31/2017 3:19 PM

Don Posillico’s business card says he’s a local real estate developer. But on Saturday, he was a chef serving free samples of his family’s recipes for lasagna and ziti during the second annual international food tasting at Gala Fresh Farms in Riverhead.

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05/30/17 2:00pm
05/30/2017 2:00 PM

It all started when Michael McPolin and his partner, Ken Martin, spotted little black smudges on the ceiling of their former Mastic home.

Thinking it was leaking oil, they had a technician inspect their heating system in hopes of solving the problem.

It turned out to be soot from all the candles McPolin liked to burn. (more…)

05/25/17 6:00am

Cedar Grove Farm, located on a few acres of cleared land in the woods in Aquebogue, is kind of like a Shangri-La for farm-to-table enthusiasts.

Specifically, it’s a fertile wonderland for chefs Kyle Romeo and Amanda Falcone, who hope to one day use it to source food for a future restaurant. But for now, it’s where the couple grows leafy vegetables, juicy raspberries and raises two heritage pigs every season, which provide them with enough pork to last the year.

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05/22/17 12:00pm
05/22/2017 12:00 PM

The Baker’s Workshop, a downtown Riverhead bakery operated by Suffolk County Community College culinary students, has closed its doors for summer. This is the first time since the bakery opened in 2008 that it has closed at the end of the spring semester.

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