Earth Day is an annual global day of recognition in support of the environment. Communities organize events and families do activities to bring awareness about taking care of the earth. In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we’ve recommended eco friendly activities around Long Island for the whole family.
Visit an Organic Farm
Organic farms abound all over Long Island for families to pick their own fresh produce and even visit farm animals.
Biophilia Organic Farm
Biophilia Organic Farm offers fresh produce such as tomatoes, garlic, peppers, lettuce, squash, onions, kale, chard, potatoes, sweet potatoes, eggplant, hot peppers, pumpkins, leeks, cucumbers, and beans.
Where: 211 Manor Lane, Jamesport NY 11947
Contact Info: 631-722-2299
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
Garden of Eve grows and sells many organic homegrown vegetables. Come visit and don’t forget to feed the farm animals!
Where: 4558 Sound Ave PO Box 216, Aquebogue, NY 11931
Contact Info: 631-722-8777
Golden Earthworm Organic Farm
The Golden Earthworm is a certified organic farm with products such as strawberries, heirloom tomatoes, cut flowers, beans, melons, peas, salad greens, beats, carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, peppers, eggplant, summer and winter squash, plants, herbs and more.
Where: 652 Peconic Bay Boulevard, Jamesport, NY 11947
Contact Info: 631-722-3302
Halsey Farm Stand
Products offered include tomatoes, corn, peppers, potatoes, herbs, lettuce, zucchini, cucumbers, beans, melons, cut flowers, baked goods and more!
Where: 512 Deerfield Road, Water Mill, NY 11976.
Contact Info: 631 726-4843
The Milk Pail & Amy’s Flowers
Come visit for peaches, blueberries, cherries, pears, bedding plants, cider, pies u-pick apples and pumpkins.
Where: Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976
Contact Info: 631-537-2565
Natural Earth Farms
This farm offers a farm market, farm stand and online market to sell its fresh organic produce such as broccoli, cabbage, kale, lettuce, beets, herbs and more.
Where: 2806 River Road Calverton, NY 11933
Contact Info: 631-804-3036
Organics Today Farm
This organic farm specializes in heirloom tomatoes and other organically grown fruits and vegetables. Also offers grass fed beef, organic chicken, raw honey, fresh baked pies and other delicious desserts.
Where: 169 Washington Street East Islip, NY 11730
Contact Info: 631-650-4424
Restoration Farm doesn’t use herbicides, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. Instead, they use time-honored methods of crop rotation, cover cropping and composting to maintain soil fertility and to combat weeds and disease. Shop here for fresh produce!
Where: 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
Contact Info: (516) 572-8400
Rose Meadow Farm
Rose Meadow Farm is a local CSA Farm that grows flowers and organic vegetables for the community.
Where: 367 South Country Rd., East Patchogue, NY 11772
Contact Info: (631) 207-7777
Sang Lee Farms, Inc.
This farm offers over 100 varieties of certified organically grown vegetables, including mesclun, baby spinach, baby arugula, other specialty baby greens, Asian vegetables and seasonal vegetables.
Where: 25180 CR 48, Peconic, NY 11958
Contact Info: 631-734-7001
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm
Sylvester Manor is a Shelter Island 1652 homestead that is an organic farm, historic plantation and arts and education center. Come visit to celebrate local food, history, arts and inventiveness in the every day.
Where: 21 Manwaring Road Shelter Island, NY 11965
Contact Info: 631-749-0626