Long Island Grown: Horticulture Innovators

July 31, 2020

Did you know that Long Island’s horticulture industry is a leading contributor to the agricultural economy of Suffolk County and New York State? This presentation features three individuals who strive to meet the landscape needs of our community while leading the industry forward through innovative horticultural offerings. Hear their stories, get an insiders view to the work they do, and be inspired.

Moderated by Carol Isles, owner of Cultivated & Connected and Administrative Director of the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Association (LINLA), our panel features:

  • Drianne Benner, Partner at North Fork Flower Farm in Orient;
  • Brendan O’Dwyer, Vice President at Summerhill Landscapes in Sag Harbor; and
  • Bill Zalakar, General Manager of Kurt Weiss Greenhouses in Center Moriches and President of Long Island Farm Bureau

During the talk, moderator Carol Isles shared a presentation on the overview of the Long Island horticulture. You can see the presentation here along with in the video.

Thanks to all for sharing their experiences with us!

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