Farmers in East Hampton Farmland Program Share Their Plans | 27Speaks Podcast

Farmers in East Hampton Farmland Program Share Their Plans | 27Speaks

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Nick Collins and Isabel Milligan lease the 12-acre farm, and house on the property, the town purchased off Cedar Street in 2022. The couple, who work at Balsam Farms and Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, have plans to begin crop production in 2024 and have their sights set on a farmstand, wholesale production and a CSA for the fruits and vegetables they produce.

Nick Collins and Isabel Milligan lease the 12-acre farm, and house on the property, the town purchased off Cedar Street in 2022. The couple, who work at Balsam Farms and Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, have plans to begin crop production in 2024 and have their sights set on a farmstand, wholesale production and a CSA for the fruits and vegetables they produce.

27speaks on Apr 11, 2024

To preserve both open space and the South Fork’s tradition of farming, East Hampton Town has made preserved farmland available to budding farmers at an affordable rate. Farmers Isabel Milligan and Nick Collins of Feathertop Farm and reporter Michael Wright join the editors on 27Speaks this week to discuss Feathertop Farm’s first growing season and the benefits of the town’s program.

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