Tag: farms

Cold Spring Harbor Lab genetically modifies fruit for consumption

Cold Spring Harbor Lab genetically modifies fruit for consumption

Written By Jawad Hossain Business Editor A light drizzle sprinkled the around 7,000 hard and soft plants Sunday morning at the Biophilia Organic Farm on Manor Lane in Jamesport. Farmers Phil Barbato and Abra Morawiec weeded around  nine varieties of fruits that they had planted […]

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 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 […]