10/18/16 6:01am
Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky will signed copies of her book and be joined by paranormal investigator Joe Giaquinto.

Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky will sign copies of her book and be joined by paranormal investigator Joe Giaquinto Sunday at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn.

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are three events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.

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10/06/16 2:40pm
Long Island Cheese Pumpkins for sale at Bayview Market & Farm in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Long Island Cheese Pumpkins for sale at Bayview Market & Farm in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Though at first glance they may all look the same, in truth, not all pumpkins are created equal.

Truth is when it comes to cooking, local chefs swear by the flavor of the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin.

On October 23, this heirloom pumpkin (so named because it resembles a wheel of cheese) will be the star attraction at Slow Food East End’s annual Fall Market Dinner at 18 Bay Restaurant on Shelter Island and Chefs Elizabeth Ronzetti and Adam Kopels will create a four-course menu spotlighting its culinary virtues. (more…)

09/23/16 6:01am
There will be a seed saving work shop at the Shelter Island Library on Saturday, Sept. 24. (Credit: Carrie Miller file photo)

There will be a seed saving work shop at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Saturday, Sept. 24. (Credit: Carrie Miller file photo)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are three events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.

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09/14/16 10:46am
Guests should bring a dish to share made from local ingredients from their garden, a CSA or local farm or market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Guests should bring a dish to share made from local ingredients from their garden, a CSA or local farm or market. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Slow Food East End will hold its annual meeting and potluck supper on Sunday, September 25 at the Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island.

Slow Food is a non-profit, member-supported organization that advocates healthy food produced with minimal damage to the environment. (more…)

02/22/16 10:07am
18 Bay on Shelter Island. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

18 Bay on Shelter Island. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The slow food movement continues to be a force in this country — especially on the East End where local eateries pride themselves on using fresh ingredients grown in their backyards.

And this week, Slow Food East End has awarded three eateries — Mattituck’s Love Lane Kitchen, Shelter Island’s 18 Bay Restaurant and Sag Harbor’s Estia’s Little Kitchen — with its coveted “Snail of Approval” award for incorporating slow food values into their businesses.

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