The family still runs the farm and sells some of their produce at the www.milk-pail.com in Southampton, NY. Apples have been a staple in the American diet since the settlers first landed at Plymouth Rock. They brought apple seeds, saplings and cuttings with them to establish orchards in the New World. In the 1640s the Halsey family began farming in the Water Mill and Bridgehampton area known as Mecox, named for beautiful Mecox Bay. Today, the owners and founders of The Milk Pail Fresh Market & U-Pick, John and Evelyn Halsey, along with their daughters Amy and Jennifer, are the 11th and 12th generation of Halseys carrying on a farming tradition that began more than 350 years ago. Their family farm and orchard is located on the shores of the same Mecox Bay that attracted the first Halsey … [Continue reading...]
New Adams Street Location Brings Texas-Style Barbecue and Fresh Fried Chicken to Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce today announced that Hill Country Barbecue Market Brooklyn and Hill Country Chicken Brooklyn has become the 1600th member to join their fast growing organization.
"Thanks to all of our members and staff, and especially our Ambassador Committee, for helping us reach 1600," said Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carlo Scissura. "When we announced Park Asia in Sunset Park as our 1500th member in December we promised that 2014 would be even bigger and better- and we were right. We held our inaugural Brooklyn Economic Exchange series, led a record delegation to Albany to meet with lawmakers, and signed our 1,600th member, who is now an integral part of a food … [Continue reading...]