The farm imitates natural ecosystems, deposits compost, leaves and other organic materials, as well as some minerals, on the soil and plant and creates space for a biodiverse variety of plants. Decide for yourself, but these farms are based on natural, healthy and well-cultivated crops and products. Today, it's a 100 acre certified organic farm that offers more than 100 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and tender vegetables. Although they are not certified organic, they use all-natural and organic soil amendments, animal feed and do not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
We do this through organic, biodynamic and sustainable agricultural principles of land and crop remediation. According to the Long Island Agricultural Office, the soil, the sun and easy access to fresh water make Long Island an ideal place for a variety of different crops. One of the biggest benefits of buying local organic food is that you protect small businesses here on Long Island and support family farms. Because genetic modification of food is becoming more and more common in today's society, many small farms cannot keep up with the amount of production and the low prices offered by larger conventional farms.
They also have a certified organic kitchen on site, where they sell prepared products, such as salads, sauces, vegan soups and more. Not only do they farm responsibly and sustainably, but they also ensure that you know everything you want about what you're buying. With nearly 30 acres in a mosaic of fields in Amagansett and East Hampton, Amber Waves is embarking on its second decade with limitless potential, on its way to becoming one of the country's leading educational agricultural operations. Located on the North Fork of Long Island, Browder's Birds farm raises and sells chicken, turkey, ducks and sheep.
They do this through CSA programs, farmers markets, food cooperatives, beehives, farm stands, and other direct marketing channels.