It is time to enjoy the North Fork 2009 Foodie Tour! Enjoy a day of self-guided tours and have an opportunity to meet the North Fork’s artisanal food producers. This year will include organic vegetable farms, lavender farm, oyster farm, bison farm, goat dairy, special wineries, and exotic micro-vegetables. There will also be an exhibit of food-related art by Caroline Waloski of Siren’s Song Gallery in Greenport. The day will be filled with talks, tastings, demonstrations, and family-fun activities.
A variety of farms will be participating in the event. They include Golden Earthwork Organic Farm, The Farm, Koppert Cress, Croteaux Vineyard & Farmhouse Cooking School, Lavender by the Bay, North Quarter Bison Farm, Taste of the North Fork, and Pipes Cove Oysters. Other farm will be also included, but on a limited basis.
The North Fork 2009 Foodie Tour will take place on Sunday, September 13th from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and extends from Riverhead to Orient. The headquarters for the event will be Charnew’s Farm in Southhold. Tickets can be ordered in advance on-line for $20 or they can be purchased on the day of the tour for $25. Of course, children under the age of 12 will be free.