Farm stands on Long Island

For a locavore's Thanksgiving dinner, Sylvia Carter and

(Credit: Newsday/Rebecca Cooney)

Whether you're in the market for peaches or pumpkins, turnips or tomatoes, buying directly from the farmer ensures the freshest produce.

In addition to fresh ingredients, you also get the opportunity to learn from someone who knows exactly how it was grown and interesting ways to prepare it.

Here's where to find farm stands on Long Island.

--Compiled by Erica Marcus

  • Anderson’s Farm Stand in Riverhead. (May 23, 2013)

    Anderson's Farm Stand Farm stand, U-Pick venues 1170 Route 58 2.25 miles east of LIE Riverhead U-pick strawberries in season, 1890 Roanoke Avenue, open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily except Tue. ...

  • Andrews Family Farm and Greenhouses in Wading River.

    Andrews Family Farm and Greenhouses Farm stand, Pumpkin picking 1038 Sound Ave. Wading River Sells flowers, plants, vegetables, herbs, eggs and pastries. ...

  • Balsam Farms in Amagansett. (Aug. 22, 2012)

    Balsam Farms Farm stand 293 Town Lane Amagansett Vegetables, fruits. All vegetables grown on Balsam Farms. CSA shares available ...

  • Barb's Veggies in Peconic. (June 20, 2013)

    Barb's Veggies Farm stand Main Road Between Indian Neck Lane and Peconic Lane Peconic Locally grown produce, vegetables, fruit, eggs. ...

  • Bayview Farm & Market in Aquebogue. (June 20,

    Bayview Farm & Market Farm stand 891 Main Rd. Aquebogue Farm stand selling vegetables, fruit, flowers, pies, breads, jams, jellies, sauces, fresh pasta, L.I. ducks ...

  • The BB & GG Farm & Nursery in

    BB & GG Farm & Nursery (William Borella) Farm stand, Pumpkin picking, Corn maze/Hay rides 625 North Country Rd. St. James Produce and decorative plants. Sells Christmas trees seasonally. ...

  • Kids and their parents will enjoy the Me

    Benner's Farm Birthday party venues, Farm stand, Pumpkin picking, Corn maze/Hay rides, Haunted House 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd. Setauket PUMPKINS priced per pound, grown on the farm in about 1 / 2-acre plot ADMISSION ...

  • Biophilia Organic Farm in Jamesport is one of

    Biophilia Organic Farm Farm stand 211 Manor Ln., Jamesport Organic farm selling herbs, vegetables, and fruit. CSA memberships available. ...

  • Borella's Farm Stand in St. James. (Dec. 21,

    Borella's Farm Stand Farm stand, Pumpkin picking, Corn maze/Hay rides 485 Edgewood Avenue across from Whisper Vineyards St. James Grows and sells decorative, aquatic and vegetable plants. Pre-cut Christmas trees for sale seasonally. ...

  • Fruit trees bloom at Briermere Farm in Riverhead.

    Briermere Farms Farm stand 4414 Sound Ave. Riverhead Farm and stand selling fruits, vegetables, jellies and baked goods. ...

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