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The sprouting of hydroponic farming on Long Island

The sprouting of hydroponic farming on Long Island

Written by Erika Peters Science Editor Entering the hydroponic garden inside the Maryhaven Center of Hope in Yaphank feels a bit like entering a science lab. Thirty-nine futuristic towers of plants, including lettuce, kale, and mint, fill the room, surrounded in all directions by radiant […]

Long Islanders find innovative culinary uses for lavender, “a flower from heaven”

Long Islanders find innovative culinary uses for lavender, “a flower from heaven”

Written By McKenzi Thi Murphy Editor-in-Chief On a dreary Sunday morning, a misty rain falls over the expansive green-tinged fields. Though they have not yet borne flowers, the damp plants, placed in perfectly spaced rows, give the air a subtle herbal scent, lulling visitors into […]

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 […]