Over Labor Day
weekend, the Amagansett Food Institute (AFI), a nonprofit organization that supports East End-based farmers and food producers, will be hosting a series of workshops, demonstrations, and tastings at the Amagansett Farmers Market that revolve around hot peppers and other fiercely flavored products.
"During the fall, hot peppers are in abundance on the East End - from Open Minded Organics
in Bridgehampton, to Quail Hill Farm
in Amagansett, and even on the North Fork farms like Invincible Summer in Southold, local farmers have pepper varieties from all over the world," explained Kathleen Masters. "As part of our mission, AFI aims to give the local community an opportunity to taste these fresh and local peppers while also learning how to use them."
Hot peppers can easily be found across the East End in the fall. (Courtesy Photo)
The "Heat Week" events will kick-off on Friday, September 2nd from 12 to 4 p.m. with Backyard Brine
, who will offer different variations of spicy and sour pickles at its pop-up Pickle Bar. Additionally, Splash Mixers will be on-site with their vintage "Splash Bar Car" which will bring the heat with spicy 'mocktails' alongside the Amagansett Wine Stand.
Open Minded Organics will be at the Amagansett Farmers Market on Saturday and Monday with their fire-roasted chili pepper boats from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday will also feature a mix of acoustic blues, folk, and classic rock from Job Potter and Steven Tekulsky on the front lawn from 5 to 7 p.m.
Nadia Ernestus, fermentation expert and owner of Hamptons Brine, will present "Fermentation with a Kick: Canning Spicy Kraut" - a workshop that will cover how to make spicy sauerkraut and the varied health benefits of adding fermented foods into your diet. "Fermentation with a Kick: Canning Spicy Kraut" will take place on Sunday, September 4th from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is $45 and the entry fee includes materials and supplies (attendees will make their own spicy kraut as part of the class). To register, visit amagansettfood.com
You can take a flower arranging class with Kate Gilman, founder and CEO of Petal by Pedal. (Photo: www.facebook.com)
When your taste buds are officially on fire and need a break, visit the Amagansett Wine Stand and Joe & Liza's Ice Cream
, who will be open during the Market's standard hours.
For more non-spicy options, visitors can learn about DIY floral selections. Petal by Pedal, a New York City
-based business, will be popping up at the Market Friday through Sunday. You can browse through a selection of pre-made beautiful flower bouquets that highlight East End buds, and Kate Gilman, founder and CEO of Petal by Pedal, will teach attendees about the art of proper placement during her daily flower arrangement class that will be held at 12 p.m. daily.
Amagansett Farmers Market is located at 367 Main Street in Amagansett. For more information about AFI, visit amagansettfoodinstitute.org.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!
Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices
from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant.
Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
Burner Law Group, P.C.
Burner Law Group, P.C. are full service elder law attorneys concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and Litigation, Special Needs Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law. Offices in East Setauket‚ NY, Westhampton Beach, NY, and New York, NY.
WordHampton Public Relations
We build client revenues and reputations.
Our reputation is built on delivering a strong media presence and, as a result, demand for our clients' offerings, resulting in a positive impact on sales. Successful campaigns start with understanding the goals of our clients and developing a customized strategy that will achieve those objectives.
Top Hat Home Services - Manhattan Luxury Home Care & Management
For the past 14 years, Top Hat has managed Manhattan luxury properties for clients in and out of residence. We currently manage and maintain over 160 Manhattan brownstones, condos and townhomes. Our team of experts at Top Hat serves as your proactive and dedicated Manhattan property management team. We manage, beautify and maintain each client’s home with the highest standards of quality, care and precision. Fully bonded, licensed and insured.