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Long Island Grown

2019 is the 6th season of our Long Island Grown series at Bridge Gardens. Here you can check out the videos with Meg Strecker of Tilth and Smoke, Aki Goldberg Terwilliger of Aki’s Kitchen, and Sandra Sadowski of Hamptons Farms 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!

Visit our Events Calendar for the 2019 Schedule.

Not able to join us? Each of our sessions is being streamed on Facebook Live. Tune in — and you can even ask a question through the comments section. And, all sessions will be available for viewing on our Facebook page.

2019 Sessions:

Videos from Past Seasons:

Long Island Grown: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Featuring:

Stephen Skrenta of Acabonac Farms, Melissa Daniels of Jamesport Farm Brewery, and Stefanie Sacks, MS, CND, CDN. Culinary Nutritionist, Author and Founder of REBOOT FOOD™

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.


Long Island Grown: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Featuring:

Peter Treiber, Sr. of Treiber Farms, Anthony Sannino of Sannino Bella Vita Vineyards and, Chef Justin Finney of Highway Restaurant.

Moderated by Laura Donnelly, pastry chef and food writer.


Long Island Grown: Sunday, March 18, 2018

Featuring:

Marcos Ribeiro of Craft Master Hops, Robin Epperson-McCarthy of Salt Bird Cellars, and 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, and 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, and 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, and 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, and 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 , and 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.