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School Garden

Mini Grants Awarded

By virtue of the continuous generosity and support of the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation through events such as “A Moveable Feast,” Slow Food East End has been able to promote and sustain the efforts of the school garden movement on the East End of Long Island.

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Bridgehampton – $1000
Cutchogue East – $500
Eastport – $1000
Greenport – $1000
Hampton Bays – $1000…continue

Lucy Senesac

Ms. Senesac with Sang Lee Farms’ purple and cheddar cauliflower at Riverhead’s indoor farmers market last year. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Business Person of the Year

It’s hard to sum up exactly what role Lucy Senesac plays at Sang Lee Farms in Peconic.

Customers of the certified organic operation might find her selling Romanesco cauliflower and ginger scallion dip at a weekly farmers market. Maybe she’s the one handing out a recipe for potato leek soup to winter CSA members. She certainly can be seen in the fields pulling rows of Korean radishes from the ground before the first frost.

But Ms. Senesac also works with North Fork school gardens, consulting with administrators about what to plant and how to build beds. She has revamped and operated Sang Lee’s Young Farmers Camp, a summer program for 7- to 12-year-olds interested in organic farming, since 2014. She has organized gleaning projects with schools and coordinated donations to the food bank at Island Harvest…continue

Snail of Approval

Snail of Approval (SoA) award is given to businesses that incorporate the Slow Food ideals of Good, Clean & Fair food – learn more.

Our Mission

We are a dynamic chapter of Slow Food USA, fortunate to be in an area where Slow Food principles are lived by our neighbors: farms, dairies, wineries, cheesemakers, artisanal food producers, fishers, beekeepers, and more.