Farmingville, NY - The weekly Farmers Market that takes place every Thursday afternoon in the lobby at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville has been such a big success this summer and fall, it will be extended for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays on Tuesday, November 26 and Monday, December 23. The new dates will make fresh produce, flowers, spirits, baked goods, jams, pickles and fresh homemade pasta, all conveniently available before these two holidays. Pre-orders for baked goods and other fresh produce can be placed with Bakewicz Farms at the Brookhaven Town Farmers Market on Thursdays until October 31, or by calling the farm directly at 631-849-1120. Sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven and the Long Island Farm Bureau, this weekly NYS Agriculture & Markets sanctioned Farmers Market was established in 2018 by the Town of Brookhaven’s Agriculture Advisory Committee to encourage residents to buy Long Island fruits and vegetables and bring attention to the Town’s many farms and produce grown right in our own backyard. In addition to selling fresh produce, the market also features wine, spirits, flowers, seafood and other Long Island harvests. The weekly Farmers Market in the lobby at Town Hall is currently open every Thursday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm and will run until October 31; the Market will then return on Tuesday, November 26 and Monday, December 23, also from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Those who wish to participate as a vendor can register with the Brookhaven Town Law Department or calling 631-451-6630 or 631-451-6500 to obtain the necessary forms and requirements. There is no charge to participate as a vendor, however, you will need to provide a Certificate of Insurance form which your insurance broker can complete for you. If you are a winery and wish to participate, you will also need to submit Form 115W – Wine Tasting Function Permit. If you are a craft beverage vendor, you will need to submit a copy of your SLA Marketing Permit along with a valid NYS Sales Tax Certificate. For more information about the weekly Farmers Market at Brookhaven Town Hall, please call 631-451-TOWN (8696). Visit the Long Island Farm Bureau to learn more about them.
Division of Public Information * Office of the SupervisorOne Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595