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Cooking classes at MarGene Farms, Mattituck

MarGene Farms is a certified organic farm in

MarGene Farms is a certified organic farm in Mattituck, Aug. 17, 2014. Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

MarGene Farms, one of Long Island’s only certified organic farms, is holding a pair of Tuesday-night cooking classes with local chefs.

The lineup:

Dec. 16: Steven Amaral, owner-chocolatier at North Fork Chocolates and former owner of Amarelle in Wading River

Jan. 20: Taylor Knapp, chef at First & South in Greenport

The chefs’ menus will be focused on seasonal produce from MarGene Farms. “Great,” you’re saying, “a menu based on turnips and potatoes.” But don’t despair: Farmer Gene Krupski has erected two “high tunnels,” greenhouse-ish structures that concentrate the sun’s heat so that he can grow vegetables into the cold weather. Amaral and Knapp will have access to fresh lettuce, arugula, kale, carrots, beets and more.

Class begins at 6 p.m. and last about 3 hours. The price is $30 and must be paid before the day of the class. Send a check (made out to MarGene Farms) to the farm: MarGene Farms, 2230 Soundview Ave., Mattituck, NY 11952, or stop by the Riverhead Farmers Market (221 E. Main St.) on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Questions? Call Maryann Krupski at 631 298-7688.

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