The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market returned for a fourth year Saturday, opening for the season with vendors familiar and new.
Longtime favorites like organic poultry farm Browder’s Birds were there, along with newcomers like The Bearded Baker and its gluten-free baked goods.
The weekly market, located at 117 E. Main Street in downtown Riverhead, is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late April. Here are some of our favorites from week one.
Luchi Masliah of Gula Gula Empanads at the Riverhead Farmers Market on Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Gula Gula Empanadas, purveyor of the appetizing Latin American stuffed pastry and a favorite at the weekly Riverhead Farmers Market, will soon open its first storefront in Mattituck.
Owner Luchi Masliah recently signed a lease on a 1,400-square-foot space on Pike Street where she hopes to offer prepared meals to go, a market and of course, her fresh empanadas, when the store opens sometime in March.
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Aldo Maioranna makes a cup of his famous coffee at his Greenport shop Wednesday. (Photo by Rachel Young)
Aldo Maiorana has been a mainstay in Greenport since opening his Front Street shop, where he has served his coffee, hot chocolate, scones and biscotti since 1993.