Tag: north fork

Meet Your Winemaker: Long Island Wines

The following is a collection of articles I pitched & published to The Independent Newspaper in May of 2018.  Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here ANTHONY NAPPA: RAPHAEL WINERY Long Island Wine Country’s North Fork is a magical, six-mile viticultural area. Unlike several famed wine regions throughout the world, the aquatic surroundings of the North Fork

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North Fork Potato Chips

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   More than a century ago, in 1910, Sidor Farms began in Mattituck as a 170-acre potato farm. Faced with competition from large, commercial potato farms, in 2004, Martin Sidor and wife, Carol decided to do more than just sell spuds. That year, North Fork Potato Chips was born.

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Greener For the Good

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   In March Share the Harvest Farm hosted its fundraiser music event on the greenest day of the year, St. Patrick’s Day. The benefit, held from 7 to 9 PM at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, raised monies to feed local families in need. The East Hampton-based

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Sweet Treats: Crumb Get Some

This article first appeared in the February 21, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Calverton’s Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cake Co. is, as the name suggests, a company that produces scrumptious crumb cakes. The mother-son team Susan and James Walsh have taken an old-fashioned, family recipe from the good ol’ days of Brooklyn and brought

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Sweet Treats: Blossom Meadow Farm

This article first appeared in the February 7, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Bee keeper Laura Klahre has been creating a buzz with her two-acre organic farm in Southold. She has more than 20 years of experience in the unique profession. Blossom Meadow Farm originally began harvesting honey. There are 100 hives throughout

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Vintage, Darling

(This article first appeared in the November 8, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   More than just something to wear, vintage clothing has the power to take us back in time. Every decade is defined by a fashion trend and nowadays vintage is the new vogue. No one knows that more than Houston native

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Chalk Art: Long Islands Latest Masterpiece

(This article first appeared in the August 24, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper- as a prequel to the post write up seen here)   Picture the word “love” drawn out in front of your eyes on a black chalk board. Waves, underwater creatures, and flowers all morphed to form the letters L, O, V,

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28 Days of Food & Drinks

Get ready for 28 new flavors to add to your foodie bucket list! The number 28 was originally inspired by a blog documenting my Golden Birthday Adventure. This number transitioned into an entire series on how to live life to the fullest. After Springing to Action comes a more concise post about my true passion-

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