20 Sep Celebrate LI Harvest with Produce from These 3 North Fork Farms
The autumn harvest brings a variety of healthy and delicious produce, from squash and sweet potatoes to apples and pears. Fall fruits like apples offer essential vitamins and antioxidants that help prevent chronic illness and slow aging. Fall vegetables, like squash, contain alpha- and beta-carotene which promote healthy eyesight.
Here are our picks for finding the best Fall produce.
Sang Lee Farms (25180 CR 48, Peconic)
Open every day from 9a-5pm (except Tuesdays), the farm is certified organic and employs sustainability practices. They also sell a variety of foods made with their produce and herbs.
Garden of Eve (4558 Sound Ave, Peconic)
Open daily from 9a-6p, you will find many varieties of home-grown organic vegetables at Garden of Eve. Broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, scallions, leeks, and garlic are all in season during the Fall months and make a great addition to any meal.
Schmitt’s Farm Stand on Sound (3355 Sound Ave, Riverhead)
Fall vegetables like parsnips, cabbage, and kale are readily available at Schmitt’s. People come from miles around for the fresh produce here, and also the Roasted Super Sweet Corn and Baked Sweet Potatoes that can be enjoyed while shopping at the stand.