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May 2019

NFAS “Introduction to Native Plants and a Selection Preview of our Annual Plant Sale” at Peconic Lane Community Center

May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States
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Want to improve your native plan knowledge  and get a jump on your native plantings this Spring? Join us on Friday, May 10, 7:30 pm at the Peconic Lane Community Center for an "Introduction to Native Plants and a Selection Preview of our Annual Plant Sale"   This presentation will walk you through the ABC's of Native Plantings and give you an overview of what NFAS will be selling on Memorial Day weekend at the Red House.

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Square Foot Gardening Workshop at Bridge Gardens

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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$5

Think you don’t have the space or time to manage a vegetable garden? Think again! Learn simple and versatile options to grow your own food using about 20% of the space of a conventional garden. Led by Square Foot Gardening Foundation’s Certified Instructor and Master Gardener, Reese Michaels, you’ll learn how to lay out and construct your garden to maximize production and minimize space, select and plant seeds and seedlings, all with virtually no weeding required! Workshop offers hands-on learning,…

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Spring Flower Tour at Bridge Gardens

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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$10,

It’s National Public Gardens Week, and the perfect time to explore Bridge Gardens! Please join us for a guided walk led by Garden Manager Rick Bogusch and Master Gardener Nancy Gilbert. You’ll visit the four-quadrant herb garden, expansive vegetable garden, rose roundel, water garden, our community garden plots, and more. Get tips on growing native plants, selecting well-behaved perennials, implementing low-impact practices to protect drinking water, and ways to keep your vegetable garden producing through autumn. Space is limited, reservations…

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Stewardship Day at Quail Hill Farm

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Quail Hill Farm, 660 Old Stone Highway
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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Come join in the fun at this annual workday as we help transplant this year’s seedlings from the greenhouse. Work side by side with Acting Director Layton Guenther and move tender seedlings into the fertile soils at the farm. Help your children gain new appreciation for tasty fresh vegetables as they dig in the earth and plant this year’s vegetable and herb crops. Please park on Deep Lane, reached via Town Lane or Side Hill Lane, and join us at…

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Why Preserve? A Conversation About Our Future at Peconic Landing

May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Farmers discussed business at a Peconic Land Trust press conference in Mark Zaweski's cabbage patch this October.

Since the inception of Suffolk County’s Farmland Preservation Program in the mid-1970s, over 12,000 acres of farmland have been preserved by the County. Nearly 4,000 acres are in Southold alone, along with over 1,200 pre-1900 historic structures, 7 historic museums and two historic districts. With development pressures stronger than ever, how can we continue to preserve and sustain the rural economy and character of our region? Come to listen and add your voice to the discussion. Speakers include Peconic Land…

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North Fork Audubon Native Plant Sale at Inlet Pond County Park

May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48
Greenport, 11944 United States
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The native plant garden at The Red House at Inlet Pond County Park

A Native Plant Sale, Memorial Day Weekend Help Birds, Pollinators and North Fork Audubon Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th.  8 AM  - 1 PM Both Days Red House Nature Center  65275 Route 48 Greenport NY 11944 Join North Fork Audubon over Memorial Day weekend for our 3rd Annual Native Plant Sale from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th.   This event will take place at the historic Red House at Inlet Pond County Park in…

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June 2019

Film & Talk: “Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf” at Parrish Art Museum

June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976 United States
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Film & Talk: "Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf" at Parrish Art Museum

In collaboration with Hamptons Doc Fest. Part of Landscape Pleasures 2019. Followed by a conversation with film director Thomas Piper and Parrish director Terrie Sultan. After completing a feature documentary on New York’s High Line, award-winning filmmaker Thomas Piper met the inspirational designer and plantsman, Piet Oudolf, and the idea for a new project was born. The documentary, FIVE SEASONS: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to…

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Annual Spring Tea at Hallockville Museum Farm

June 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$35
Annual Spring Tea at Hallockville Museum Farm

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - $35 Please join us for a lovely afternoon of delectable savories, sweets and assorted teas. Featuring beautifully handmade auction items. Don’t forget to wear your favorite spring hat! Reserved Seating — $35 per person – Tickets will go on sale early May! Reserve early–space is limited! Call 631-298-5292 or email: megan@hallockville.com

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August 2019

Fall Native Plantings Challenge at Peconic Lane Community Center

August 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States
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Join the North Fork Environmental Council on Friday, August 23rd 6:30 pm  at the Peconic Lane Community Center     Become a part of North Fork Environmental Council's 2019 Fall Native Perennial Planting     Challenge   NFEC is very excited to offer everyone a chance to improve their gardening skills, add even more natural beauty to their property and at the same time increase the amount of food for our Pollinators (bats, bees, birds, butterflies, etc.) which are so important…

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October 2019

Basic Pruning of Trees and Shrubs with Peconic Land Trust at Summerhill Nursery

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Summerhill Nursery, 342 Town Lane
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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$5

Preparing your trees and shrubs for winter’s harsh winds and heavy snow takes some know-how. To learn what you should be doing, meet with the Peconic Land Trust at Summerhill Nursery for the fundamental concepts behind pruning a variety of plants. Then take a walk through the tree nursery to see examples of formal pruning techniques like pleaching, pollarding, and topiary and learn how and why these techniques are applied in the landscape.

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It’s Garlic Time! Stewardship Day at Quail Hill Farm

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Quail Hill Farm, 660 Old Stone Highway
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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Quail Hill Garlic

Come to the farm and learn all you need to know about planting and growing garlic! Also known as the stinking rose, this versatile vegetable needs to be planted now for harvest next summer. Take part in this stewardship day and help prepare cloves for the soil. Led by Farm Director Layton Guenther, you’ll enjoy work songs as you help us get this garlic project done. All hands are welcome! Please park on Deep Lane and meet us in the…

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Food Truck Derby at Hallockville Museum Farm

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$7
Food Truck Derby at Hallockville Museum Farm

Food Trucks at the Farm Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to *Truck-or-Treat* during the Derby! Food Truck list coming soon! *Rain Date: October 27th* $7 per person, $20 for 4, Kids under 12 free!

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Autumn Open House at Bridge Gardens

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Celebrate the season at our fun, family friendly open house. Plant and bring home bulbs with Summerhill Landscapes, channel your inner creativity with Aaron Goldschmidt of Shine, join the scavenger hunt for holiday recipes throughout the gardens, create a pine cone bird feeder, and so much more. Refreshments all day. Donations appreciated. Reservations requested. Rain or shine.

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MLCA Forum: Farming in Southold Town

October 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mattituck American Legion Hall, Northeast Corner of Pike & Wickham streets
Mattituck, NY 11952 United States
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Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association

Thomas Jefferson is quoted regarding farmers  "Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens.." YOU Don't want to miss this meeting with this most important panel! There has not been a panel of this caliber on the subject of farming, in Mattituck, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone! (quote by JFK) MLCA is Hosting The Importance of Farming to Southold Town Past – Present – Future     Panelists: Martin Sidor- Sidor Farms Marissa Sannino-Director of Operations- Sannino…

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February 2020

NFEC presents “Power to the Pollinators” at the Jamesport Meeting House

February 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jamesport Meeting House, 1950 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 11947 United States
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Laura Klahre

"Power to the Pollinators" Friday, February 21st  6:30 pm Jamesport Meeting House   Presented by Laura Klahre  Blossom Meadow Farm     There are close to 450 different bee species in New York State, so why does everyone focus on honeybees?!?   Introduce yourself to Long Island's wild pollinators including bumble bees, mining bees, leafcutter bees, mason bees, squash bees, and even flies and moths. They are the unknown superheroes of our gardens and farms. Wild bees are 2-3 times more effective at pollinating…

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