More farms are focusing on livestock on the East End.
Tom Hart at his farm in Orient. Despite a resurgence in livestock farming, the new farms face even steeper odds than most new businesses because of the high cost of doing business on the East End and the lack of supportive infrastructure for livestock, experts said. (July 2, 2012)
Russ McCall is the owner of McCall Ranch on Long Island's East End, where he raises grass-fed cattle. “The idea of grass-fed beef has become common knowledge, and that’s created the movement to know what you’re eating,” he said. (July 1, 2012)
Russ McCall, owner of McCall Wines in Cutchogue, decided to raise beef cattle to make use of extra space on the 100-acre farm. (Aug. 1, 2012)