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A look in the shell of a Long Island snail farm

A look in the shell of a Long Island snail farm

Written by Augustus Fei Contributing writer Snail porridge was presented as part of a surprise seven course meal to 32 people, all dishes utilizing locally sourced ingredients from the farms in the area. Despite its cultivation scarcity in the United States, the snails served were […]

CBD and Its Educational Moment

CBD and Its Educational Moment

Written by Maia Vines & Xian Wornell Science Editor & Assistant Multimedia Editor This past weekend, May 4, community members and employees at Innovative Nutrition, a naturopathic supplements retailer in East-Setauket, Long Island, NY,  gathered outside the shop for an informative training session by David […]

Revitalization of Patchogue Village, starting with its breweries.

Revitalization of Patchogue Village, starting with its breweries.

Written by Helen Jiang Contributing Writer Blue Point Brewing co. opened the doors of its new brewery in Patchogue on April 17, adding to the growing nightlife scene and revitalization of Patchogue Village. Blue Point, one of the few internationally known beer brands from Long […]

A decline in farms on Long Island

A decline in farms on Long Island

Written by Kiara Thomas Contributing Writer New York has seen a six percent decrease in farms across the state according to census data released by The U.S. Department of Agriculture 2017 on April 11. Developments, the increase cost of real estate and a decrease in […]

Long Island’s CSAs are growing to include more than just produce

Long Island’s CSAs are growing to include more than just produce

Written By Felicia LaLomia Co-Editor-in-Chief As the sun rises in the sky on the breezy late spring day, Jennifer Ross pulls the hose along the rows of dark green vegetables that line the back of the barn. She turns on the nozzle, releasing a shower […]