Long Island has been known historically for its abundant farms and produce. Nothing beats driving around, picking only the freshest fruits and vegetables right out the crate from a local farm stand. There are many to choose from, but only a handful can wear the corn of Best Farm Stand on Long Island, however. Here are this year’s winners of Best Farm Stand on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Briermere Farms in Riverhead Best Farm Stand on Long Island!
1. Briermere Farms
4414 Sound Ave., Riverhead. 631-722-3931. www.briermere.com
Briermere Farms on Sound Avenue in Riverhead boasts an unparalleled selection of delicious pies, jams, jellies, cookies, cakes, breads and muffins—all of which are made from scratch using only ingredients grown right there on the farm. This is as homegrown as they come, and it shows in every bite. Briermere Farms: natural, homegrown exuberance.
2. White Post Farms
250 Old Country Rd., Melville. 631-351-9373. www.whitepostfarms.com
White Post Farms is more than a farm stand. It’s a destination. Actually, it’s a mini vacation open year round. Not only do they have farm fresh treats, they have entertainment and a whole family of animals and attractions to greet you.
3. Harbes Family Farm
715 Sound Ave., Mattituck. 631-298-0800. www.harbesfamilyfarm.com
The Harbes family farm is run by all eight of the Harbes children, from plowing and pruning to harvesting the fields, and even producing quality wines. Harbes Family Farm maintains their agricultural heritage by presenting farm fresh produce and country fun for everyone.