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Talks Today on Healthy Eating

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 10:34

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will host a Cornell Cooperative Extension representative tonight from 5:30 to 7 in the program room to talk about kale, its health benefits, and how to incorporate it into your diet. There will be planting and growing tips, a food demo, and a kale tasting.

A program on eating for energy will happen this evening from 5:30 to 6:30 at the Amagansett Library. Lisa Zimmerman, a wellness coach, will help those attending learn to eat their way to a more energetic lifestyle. Registration is required at

Next Thursday at Amagansett brings a session on preserving one's organic harvest from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Topics to be covered include canning foods, storing root vegetables, fermenting, freezing, and dehydrating. A demonstration of canning tomatoes and making crisp dill pickles will be included, with samples available. Registration is required at


Breaking Fast, Looking for Peace

Dozens of Muslim men, women, and children gathered on April 10 at Agawam Park in Southampton Village to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr and break their Ramadan fast together with a multicultural potluck-style celebration. The observance of this Muslim holiday wasn't the only topic on their minds.

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Item of the Week: Anastasie Parsons Mulford and Her Daughter

This photo from the Amagansett Historical Association shows Anastasie Parsons Mulford (1869-1963) with her arm around her daughter, Louise Parsons Mulford (1899-1963). They ran the Windmill Cottage boarding house for many years.

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Green Giants: Here to Stay?

Long Island’s South Fork, known for beaches, maritime history, and fancy people, is also known for its hedges. Hedge installation and maintenance are big business, and there could be a whole book about hedges, with different varieties popular during different eras. In the last decade, for example, the “green giant,” a now ubiquitous tree, has been placed along property lines throughout the Hamptons. It’s here to stay, and grow, and grow.

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