With the first signs of spring in the air, Islanders will have a few choices of restaurants on Easter Sunday if they don’t want to stay home and cook and haven’t accepted invitations from friends or family. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Up next after the poets have their say this Friday — On Friday April 21st, Cara Loriz, Executive Director of the Organic Seed Alliance, will discuss seeds and the future of food.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, “Poetry Nation … Poets look for America” is the theme of a reading on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Shelter Island Public Library. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Scotch eggs.
A few weeks back, I met a lovely person in a bar, and we got to talking about chickens.
Sarah Ehmig lives around the corner from the brewery where we met in Dunedin, Florida, on enough property for a stylish chicken coop of innovative design. (Her partner designed and built it for her.)
She told me all about her four hens and even showed me pictures of her flock. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Sandy Baxter’s prize-winning daffodils.
Dianne Bowditch, current President of the Garden Club of Shelter Island, is also a national judge for the American Daffodil Society. (more…)
DAVID LAPHAM PHOTO
About this time of year, I start itching for fresh ingredients.
I’m braised out, souped out and casseroled out. The garden isn’t ready to produce much, so I look elsewhere for something to liven up the plate. (more…)