A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.
New farm stand code adopted: allows up to 40 percent ‘regionally grown’ produce, reduces minimum lot size
A new code regulating farm stands was unanimously adopted yesterday by the Riverhead Town Board over the opposition of civic groups and residents who argue that it will have unintended consequences that may change the rural landscape of Riverhead Town.
“People are going to come here expecting apples grown on Long Island and actually get apples grown in Maine or Vermont,” said Abra Morawiec, a Jamesport farmer.
Pothole repairs for downtown parking lot OKed; ‘expedited’ review for farm stands, smaller lots for farm stands, expansion of nonconforming single-family residences to be aired at Aug. 18 public hearings, more.
It’s Independence Day and that means one thing for locals — besides fireworks: corn. Sweet. Local. Corn. Really local. As in grown-right-down-the-road local. Even though spring...