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Long Island Grown

2018 will be the 5th season of our Long Island Grown series at Bridge Gardens. Here you can check out the videos from seasons past, featuring local farmers, chefs, winemakers and food and beverage artisans. Thank you to volunteers Geoff Wells and Charles Certain for providing the video coverage! To see the line up for 2018, visit our Events Calendar.


Long Island Grown: Sunday, March 18, 2018 

Featuring: 

Marcos Ribeiro of Craft Master Hops

Robin Epperson-McCarthy of Salt Bird Cellars

Chef Stephen Bogardus of North Fork Table and Inn.

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer. 

Long Island Grown: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Featuring:
Chef George Hirsch, PBS TV Host of George Hirsch Lifestyle
Erik Bilka of Influence Wines and Production and Winemaker, Premium Wine Group
Sean Magnuson of Greenport Oyster Co.

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.


Long Island Grown: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Featuring:
Paul McCormick of Great Gun Shellfish,
Anthony Nappa of Raphael Winery 
Chef Taylor Knapp of PawPaw Restaurant and Peconic Escargot

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.

Long Island Grown: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Featuring:
Hank Kraszewski of Kraszewski Farms 
Juan Micieli-Martinez of Martha Clara Vineyards
Chef Colin Ambrose of Estia's Little Kitchen

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.

Long Island Grown: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Featuring:
Chef Dee Muma of Dark Horse Restaurant
Barbara Shinn of Shinn Estate Vineyards
Ray Wellen of Green Thumb Organic Farm

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.

Long Island Grown: Sunday, March 5, 2017

Featuring:
Matt Schmitt of Schmitt Farms 
Chef Jason Weiner of Almond Restaurant 
Ron Goerler of Jamesport Vineyards

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.

Long Island Grown: 2015 -- compilation of our talks from the series. 

Featuring:

The Drink: Jenn Halsey Dupree, The Milk Pail Farm, Roman Roth, winemaker Wolffer Estate Vineyards, Richard Scoffier of Honest Man Restaurants

The Appetizer: Jeri Woodhouse, Taste of the North Fork, Carissa Waechter, Carissa's Breads, Brendan Davison, Good Water Farms

The Entree: Doug Corwin, Crescent Duck Farms, Tom Geppel, 8 Hands Farm, Hal Goodale, Goodale Farms

The Dessert: Steve Amaral, North Fork Chocolate, Mary Woltz, Bees' Needs, Tom Stevenson, Oysterponds Farm

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.