Our Farms & Artisans
Amagansett Sea Salt Co. (Amagansett)
Amagansett Sea Salt Co. is operated by husband and wife team Natalie and Steven Judelson. Their artisanal finishing salt is hand-made with only the sun, wind and a strong back. The ocean water is harvested by hand in small batches, filtered and solar evaporated in evporating trays. There are no bleaches or anti-caking agents added to the salt. The salt is then milled to a beautiful texture and flavor of the Atlantic, adding that perfect taste and crunch to fish, beef, veggies and salads. In addition to the 100% pure plain salt, the Judelsons make several flavored blends.
Amber Waves Farm (Amagansett)
Amanda Merrow and Katie Baldwin are the founders of Amber Waves Farm. The pair have been farming together on the east end of Long Island since 2008 when they met during a season-long farming apprenticeship and decided to follow their passion for good food and hard work by founding Amber Waves. Now in its seventh season, Amber Waves specializes in a 150 member CSA, farmers markets, and sales of specialty vegetables to some of the Hamptons’ most popular restaurants. Amber Waves Farm launched the Amagansett Wheat Project in 2009 to reintroduce wheat and other small grains to the Hamptons. In six successful growing seasons they have harvested over 25,000 lbs of organic grains from their Amagansett fields.
Backyard Brine (North Fork)
Backyard Brine is a Long Island-based artisan pickle company run by husband and wife team Randy and Cori Kopke. All their pickles are hand packed in small batches using fresh, all natural and local ingredients, some right from their own "backyard" garden. No artificial preservatives, chemicals or any of that weird yellow number 5 stuff...
Balsam Farms (Amagansett)
Balsam Farms is located on the South Fork of the beautiful East End of Long Island. They farm several fields between the small villages of Amagansett and Sagaponack. Quality, freshness and diversity are their top priorities. They grow hundreds of different vegetables. Their crops include over 75 different varieties of tomatoes as well as potatoes, greens, flowers, herbs, small grain and their locally famous corn.
Blockhouse Farms (East Hampton)
As a farmer and a professional chef, Pierre Friedrichs knows that raising happy birds produces the most delicious eggs. His flock thrives on the shores of Gardiners Bay. (also known as 'Where's the Farm?')
Browder's Birds (Southold)
At Browder's Birds we work very hard to provide the highest quality chicken and eggs that we know how to grow. We are committed to small, local farming. We do our very best to farm sustainably, organically, and as good stewards of the animals and land.
Carissa's Breads (Southampton)
Carissa's Breads features a line of products whose ingredients are grown locally on the East End of Long Island. The line features a signature loaf made of whole wheat flour grown in the village of Amagansett, which is milled by Carissa's team just before baking. It also incorporates a natural rising agent first cultured in Amagansett in 1968.
Catapano Dairy Farm (Peconic)
Catapano Dairy Farm is a small, family operated goat diary located on the North Fork of Long Island... right in the heart of wine country. They specialize in hand-crafted artisan cheese and soothing goat milk beauty products. No chemicals, pesticides, antibiotics or feed enhancers are used on their farm. Their fresh Chevre received the first place award from The American Cheese Society in 2005, and continues to win awards to this day.
Country Garden (Bridgehampton)
East End Apiaries (Southampton)
Based in Southampton Village, with hives on local farms throughout the Hamptons, East End Apiaries has been pollinating with East End since 1987. Robin Blackley, the sole beekeeper, began working with bees while pregnant with her second child.
FOODfitness (East Hampton)
FOODfitness Granola Clusters are baked fresh weekly by East Hampton natural food and lifestyle advocate and coach, Renée McCormack. Through classes for local students, Renée has been teaching that fitness is achieved through a balance of healthy food choices and being physically active. This philosophy led her to create FOODfitness Granola Clusters, a healthy snack that tastes amazing. Renée bakes, packages and delivers each bag! All ingredients are organic, vegan and gluten free.
Good Water Farms (East Hampton)
Hamptons Brine (Sag Harbor)
Hamptons Brine was founded by Nadia Ernestus, a Health Coach on the East End of Long Island. One of her most popular workshops is about the art and probiotic health benefits of fermentation. Despite teaching her fermentation recipes and techniques, clients were always asking to purchase her sauerkraut and kvass - Hamptons Brine was born. Their products are 100% organic and are created in a gluten-free/nut-free commercial kitchen, but without the use of machinery or commercial slicers. Everything is done by hand. Experience the amazing benefits of real, natural probiotics!
Hamptons Salt Company (Southampton)
Hamptons Salt Company was started by stay at home dad, Peter Pierce after learning that most salt Americans consume is refined, stripped of all natural minerals, with iodine & potentially unhealthy anti-clumping agents usually added. So he is on a mission to get you to replace your box of Kosher with his all natural Cooking Salt and then explore the amazing salts of the world in his assortment! Try their luxurious French Fleur de Sel, delicate Bali Pyramid or gorgeous Black Hawaiian. Hamptons Salt also offers great infused salts, like it's ultra-decadent Black Truffle or it's delightful Lemon.
Iacono Farm (East Hampton)
Since 1948, family-run Iacono Farm has built a reputation for their free range and all natural chickens and eggs. Located in East Hampton, Iacono Farm, now 3rd and 4th generation, continues to provide the freshest chicken and eggs to the East End community.
The Illyrian Press (East Hampton)
Made from olives picked by hand on small family farms in Albania. Certified organic and imported to the United States thanks to a unique friendship forged during college travels by local friends in Springs.
Java Nation (Bridgehampton)Cheryl and Andrew Bedini have been roasting coffee on the East End for 20 years, 18 in Sag Harbor and 2 in Bridgehampton. Their daily roasts have gathered a coffee cult following. Insanely fresh. All shade organic varieties.
Joe and Liza Tremblay met in college, embarking on their culinary education in New Orleans and then in Manhattan, where they honed their skills and developed a unique flavor palette along the way. A perfect blending of their culinary and business backgrounds, Joe and Liza opened Bay Burger restaurant in 2007. Over the years Bay Burger has become a hub of the Sag Harbor community serving homemade family-friendly food, locally produced beer and wine, and Joe & Liza's ice cream.
Josephine's Feast! (Southampton)
Josephine's Feast! is a collection of handcrafted offerings in the tradition of a European Confiture. We select our fruits from family owned farms and custom blend spices to reflect the colors of the season. Made in Southampton, NY.
Lisa & Bill's (Wainscott)
Mecox Bay Dairy (Sagaponack)
Situated on the Northeast border of Mecox Bay and the northern end of Swan Creek on New York's eastern Long Island, Mecox Bay Dairy began operations in 2003. It is where Art and Stacy Ludlow and their sons Peter and John are producing artisinal cheese from their small herd of Jersey cows. These fourth generation farmers ceased growing potatoes in 2001 to pursue their dream of creating premium artisanal cheeses for the sophisticated palates of home owners and visitors from nearby urban areas.
MariLee's Farm (Sagaponack)
Milk Pail Fresh Market (Water Mill)
In the 1640s the Halsey family began farming in the Water Mill and Bridgehampton area known as Mecox, named for beautiful Mecox Bay. Today, the owners and founders of The Milk Pail Fresh Market & Orchard, John and Evelyn, along with daughters Amy and Jennifer, are the 11th and 12th generation of Halseys carrying on a farming tradition that began more than 350 years ago. Their family farm and orchard (apples and peaches) is located on the shores of the same Mecox Bay that attracted the first Halsey settlers.
Mindful Juice (Sag Harbor/NYC)
Old School Favorites (Southampton)
With the Old School Favorites line of Szauces and Nutsz we hope to capture that special feeling of homemade. We do this by working in small batches, using recipes from family gatherings like barbeques, picnics, and holidays, which we have honed and perfected over the years. In these jars, you can taste that love.Since we are a small, family-owned company, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support. What we are trying to do here is about the heart...and a little sweetness too. Since we are a small, family-owned company, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support. What we are trying to do here is about the heart...and a little sweetness too.
Open-Minded Organics (Bridgehampton)
"Long Island's Mushroom Company," Open-Minded Organics specializes in fresh exotic mushrooms and certified-organic cultivated and wild dried varieties.
Pure & Peaceful (Sag Harbor)
Pure & Peaceful natural home care products were born out of my passion for health, wellness, and environmental sustainability. All products are made with organic, therapeutic-grade, high-quality essential oils. Pure & Peaceful products are non-toxic completely mineral and botanically derived. I hope my products uplift your spirit, as they clean and beautify your home.
Quail Hill Farm (Amagansett)
Quail Hill Farm, one of the original Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms in the U.S., is a stewardship project of the Peconic Land Trust. Since it was established in 1990, Quail Hill Farm has grown to 30 acres serving over 250 families. Each year, Quail Hill Farms signs on to the "Farmer's Pledge" of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York: "to sustain the land in healthy condition for future generations."
Southampton Soap Co. (Southampton)
Their all natural, 100% vegetable-based artisanal soaps are crafted in small kettle batches, scented with essential oils and adorned with herbs & botanicals. They are then poured into wooden molds and finally, each bar is cut by hand and cured to give you the longest lasting natural cold-process soap you have ever used. Ten years ago, their own sensitive skin needs helped them to develop these soaps using simple ingredients the old-fashioned way. It's part science, part art, part sensual, part ritual. No animal testing, no chemicals, no impurities, no sodium lauryl sulfates. Just good, clean soap. What we put on our body is as important as what we put in it. Good ingredients make all the difference.
Vine Street Cafe (Shelter Island)
You might say we do things the hard way. Whether it’s building a dish or creating a new product for our market and our wholesale customers; we make food with integrity by starting with the highest quality ingredients and avoiding shortcuts. We make things from the ground up-intensely perfecting layers of flavor until they are just right. Our local farmers, fishermen and winemakers supply their bounty and we create seasonally influenced products and menus that reflect these great resources and time honored culinary techniques. Terry Harwood and Lisa Murphy, co-owners, Chefs and partners in life and business have devised a formula that is driven by their passion for the details and hands on approach to everything. Staff and customers alike feel they are a part of the family; making Vine Street Café a very special destination on the East End of Long Island.