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February 2, 2023

Featured on News 12's L.I. "50 Best Places to Visit in 2023"

News 12 stops by the brewery to talk about how Riverhead is mentioned by Forbes for being 1 of the best 50 places to visit in the world for 2023. Watch the full clip here.

February 2, 2023

Featured on NBC New York

Featured in a segment by NBC New York "Long Island Town Lands on World's Best Travel List — and It's Not in the Hamptons. Watch the full clip here.

January 9, 2023

Featured on Forbes "50 Best Places to Visit in 2023"

Our town of Riverhead, NY is mentioned in Forbes Advisor as one of the top 50 places in the world to visit in 2023. "...Stop by the Jamesport Brewery, located on a working farm where all the ingredients from hops to barley to wheat are home-grown to make its house-made suds."

November 28, 2022

Featured on The Wort Podcast

Listen to the Jamesport crew chat and sip with The Wort Podcast with Mike Pete & Steve at the Governors Comedy Club.

December 20, 2022

Shauna Rae Guest Bartends at JFB

Shauna Rae is back for another episode of "I Am Shauna Rae". This time she pops in to guest bartend to benefit a local child, jam out to her fathers band and talk about life. 

January 27, 2022

Featured in two John Deere Commercials

Many thanks to John Deere for filming this awesome segment featuring JFB owners and our Z530M ZTrak Mower: How to Make the Most of Your Land for Your Guests! Watch part two: Make the Most of Your Land.

January 24, 2022

Summer House Cast Visits JFB

Watch the Summer House episode as seen on Bravo when some of the cast visits JFB! See us at minute 08:51.

January 18, 2022

Shauna Rae Visits JFB

Watch the I Am Shauna Rae episode as seen on TLC when Shauna Rae visits JFB! See us at minute 13:17.

August 30, 2021

Featured on News 12's "The East End: Jamesport Farm Brewery"

JFB is celebrating its fourth anniversary, and a lot has changed since they first opened. They started growing their own hops to use in their beer. Then the hop vines became the "curtains" to create VIP areas that people can rent!

August 28, 2021

Featured on News 12's "The East End Full Show"

Tag along with Doug Geed as he explores JFB in Riverhead and more East End places! JFB segment starts at minute 10:12.

March 9, 2021

The Lady Brewsters are back with a special beer for Women’s Month

Women from eight North Fork breweries are banding together to highlight their strength and ingenuity and brew a beer for Women’s Month.

March 8, 2021

All-woman brew crew celebrates International Women’s Day brewing ‘Fragile Like A Bomb’ IPA

The Lady Brewsters of the North Fork brewed a special IPA to celebrate International Women's Day and raise money for the Empowerment Collaborative of Long Island.

June 29, 2020

Featured on News 12's "The East End: Craft Aid"

Eight bands have been playing at JFB over the past couple of weeks for the virtual concert Craft Aid. You will be able to stream the concert for free on July 2 and 3.

October 20, 2020

Long Island is pumpkin beer heaven - here's the best ones to try

JFB is making something you won’t find in stores. Its limited-edition Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale, now in its third season, is aged in Rough Rider whiskey barrels from Long Island Spirits.

October 10, 2020

Featured on News 12's "The East End Full Show"

Take an autumn trip to the beautiful East End with Doug Geed to explore some fantastic spots and have a pint of ale from some local brewers!

JFB segment starts at minute 12:45.

October 05, 2020

Featured on News 12's "The East End: Pumpkin Ales"

At the sprawling JFB, they set up an outdoor beer garden, an appropriate setting to try their fall beers. They have a first year canning of their Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale. Their whiskey pumpkin ale is aged in LIV Rough Rider barrels for about 11 months. When drinking it, you get the fall spices but you also get at the end of that sip, a little whiskey flavor!

July 01, 2020

Support North Fork Breweries at Craft Aid Benefit July 2 & 3

When COVID-19, and the strict health mandates that followed, hit the East End, many businesses and restaurants scrambled to find creative, cost-effective ways to keep themselves afloat during this time of immensely decreased cash flow. 

July 01, 2020

Craft Aid - A Fundraiser to Aid North Fork Breweries

Diane Tucci of Main Street Productions, in association with Dominic Esposito of Deville Films, have announced they will be co-producing Craft Aid, virtual concerts that aims to support several North Fork Breweries who like so many in the hospitality industry have been adversely affected by COVID-19.

June 30, 2020

Craft Aid to assist local breweries

There was Band Aid, Live Aid and Farm Aid, now here comes Craft Aid. This virtual tasting room concert serves as an online fundraiser for Jamesport Farm Brewery, Moustache Brewing Co. and Long Ireland Beer Co. on July 2 and 3.

June 29, 2020

Featured on News 12's "The East End: Craft Aid"

Eight bands have been playing at JFB over the past couple of weeks for the virtual concert Craft Aid. You will be able to stream the concert for free on July 2 and 3.

June 27, 2020

Featured on News 12's "The East End Full Show"

News 12's Doug Geed explores JFB and leans about their upcoming virtual concert Craft Aid, which benefits local musicians and North Fork breweries. 


JFB segment starts at minute 13:10.

June 17, 2020

Craft Aid to Support Local Musicians & Breweries

Local brews and tunes for a great cause, what more could you need?

March 02, 2020

North Fork women brewers collaborate on benefit IPA

Women can sometimes be invisible in the brewing world, where many head brewers are male — which makes The Lady Brewsters of the North Fork, a group of women who work in all facets of the East End beer sector, a unique squad.

March 02, 2020

Lady Brewsters of the North Fork

The women that make up the Lady Brewsters of the North Fork are co-owners, brewers or managers from seven North Fork breweries. Their specially crafted beer, Lunar Ascent, an IPA, will be available through March for National Women's Month at all of their breweries.

February 20, 2020

Local woman-brewed beer to be poured at North Fork breweries

A team of women from seven local breweries, dubbed the Lady Brewsters of the North Fork, collaborated to create and brew a new beer in celebration of Women’s History Month. 

February 18, 2020

Breweries of LI’s North Fork Celebrate Women in Beer

In honor of Women’s Month and International Women’s Day in March, seven of Long Island’s East End breweries have come together for a women’s collaboration.

February 12, 2020

North Fork breweries band together to make specialty beer

A collaboration of seven breweries across the North Fork, the Lady Brewsters come from the management, sales, marketing, hospitality or production teams and are brewing up something good for a cause.

February 10, 2020

7 breweries come together to celebrate women

Seven breweries are coming together ahead of Women's Month and International Women's Day in March in the name of charity.

November 01, 2019

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

The North Fork is home to several craft breweries that offer autumn flavors by the pint. Here's a fall beer pick for five of them.

October 29, 2019

Featured on Beer Sessions Radio

Hear us on episode 506 of "Beer Sessions Radio" on the Heritage Radio Network where we discuss with other breweries and farmers the myriad ways that uplifting local farmers – through policy and community support – can lead to better tasting food and drink and a stronger local economy!

September 15, 2019

Featured on News 12's "The East End"

The name says it all - it's a farm and brewery! Jamesport Farm Brewery grows its own hops and barley to make beer. News 12's Doug Geed checked out the Riverhead spot!

September 14, 2019

Farm To Pint Brewery Thrives on North Fork

While dozens of vineyards have replaced many old potato farms that once dominated the North Fork, enterprising hops farmers rode the farm brewery trend to create Jamesport Farm Brewery two years ago.

August 10, 2019

Featured on News 12's "The East End"ery Thrives on North Fork

Sit back and relax with a beer made with all locally grown ingredients at Jamesport Farm Brewery! In addition to beer, they also brew their own hard cider with local apple juice and serve local wine and sangria. Come enjoy the farm-to-pint experience!  

JFB segment starts at minute 4:45.

October 12, 2018

Featured on Black and Tan

Jamesport Farm Brewery located in Jamesport New York, truly is a farm to pint experience. Come see the farm and see how the mash they grow truly makes the difference!

August 23, 2018

Featured on News 12's "LI Summer"

Jamesport Farm Brewery not only grows hops, but also malting barley, a key ingredient in brewing beer. It also features special areas to rent out for small groups or parties, and has a big outdoor seating area and games to relax and enjoy the adult beverages. The farm is also pet friendly!

August 18, 2018

Featured on News 12's "The East End"

Doug Geed visits Jamesport Farm Brewery where they grow their own hops and barley and combine them to make great beers! They also brew their own hard cider with local apple juice and offer local wine and sangria for those who don't drink beer. New this year are reserved VIP areas for private groups that can be rented by the hour.

JFB segment starts at minute 10:00.

May 25, 2018

Fresh Hops & Farm Brewing

After a successful first year opening, horticulturists turned brewers Melissa Daniels and Anthony Caggiano are getting closer to their goal of becoming a fully self-contained farm brewery. JFB is one of the only producers on Long Island to grow both the hops and barley required for making beer on-site.

November 20, 2017

New bars, lounges on Long Island

Jamesport Farm Brewery: A working farm that grows hops and barley used in its own beer, it offers a sunbathed yard and indoor space. 

November 09, 2017

Dan’s Best of the Best Brewery

Jamesport Farm Brewery is proud to announce that we were selected as the 2017 Gold Official Dan's Papers Readers' Choice Brewery! Thank you for your support! 

November 01, 2017

Man & Woman of the Year

The Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association honors Anthony Caggiano and Melissa Daniels (owners of Jamesport Farm Brewery) as the 53rd Annual Man & Woman of the Year! 

October 21, 2017

Featured on News 12's "The East End" (full show)

In this week's East End show, Doug Geed visits a new farm where they grow the ingredients to make their own beer.  JFB segment starts at minute 11:00.

October 15, 2017

Featured on News 12's "The East End" (preview)

This 43-acre North Fork farm grows not only hops, but barley too -- the only place on Long Island where the grain is grown. Check out the tasting room in a converted potato barn.

October 13, 2017

The 6 Best Breweries on Long Island

While wineries have traditionally dominated the tasting space on Long Island, a cool crop of breweries have opened up throughout the island in recent years. Here are a few of our favorite Long Island breweries.

October 13, 2017

Pick Up a Pint at Jamesport Farm Brewery This Fall

Grab a pint at the new Jamesport Farm Brewery—opened in Riverhead Aug. 25—where most craft beers are made with hops, wheat and barley grown right on site. A true “farm to pint” experience, the 43-acre farmland that was once a potato farm, now has many hop plants that prefer the same soils as potatoes. I caught up with Jamesport Farm Brewery co-owner Melissa Daniels to learn about some of the popular brews out this fall.

September 18, 2017

Jamesport Farm Brewery to Host Long Island’s Fresh Hop Festival

LI Hops, a 43-acre hop farm and home to newly opened Jamesport Farm Brewery, is nestled among the plentiful wineries of the Long Island North Fork. Each year, as the summer winds down, they begin the harvest of several hop varieties—all for sale to local homebrewers and professionals alike. On Saturday, September 23, they’ll be hosting over 15 breweries for a festival showcasing beers (and a couple ciders) that utilize fresh hops.

September 03, 2017

Jamesport Farm Brewery opens in Riverhead

In a farmland-scarce place such as Long Island, longtime horticulturalists Melissa Daniels and Anthony Caggiano have accomplished the improbable: They’ve opened a microbrewery where all of the hops and grain for the beers are grown on site.

August 26, 2017

Jamesport Farm Brewery celebrates opening weekend

Jamesport Farm Brewery held its grand opening Saturday afternoon as dozens of people celebrated Long Island’s first “farm to pint” brewery.

July 07, 2017

Featured on the cover of "The New York Landscape Contractor"

Jamesport Farm Brewery, Long Island’s first authentic “farm to pint” brewery that grows and harvests the majority of the ingredients used for its craft beers, will be hosting their Grand Opening Celebration on August 26th, 2017.

April 16, 2017

Community comes out in support of Jamesport Farm Brewery

Jamesport Farm Brewery’s bid to become Long Island’s first “farm to pint” brewery took a step forward last Thursday after numerous speakers urged the Riverhead Town Planning Board to approve the project and officials decided to not require a potentially lengthy environmental study.

March 16, 2017

Long Island’s first ‘farm to pint’ brewery planned for Jamesport

Learn about how Jamesport Farm Brewery plans to convert an old potato barn into a brewery and tasting room. The 40+ acre farm will also grow most of the ingredients used to make their craft beers right on site.

May 06, 2016

Brooklyn’s Favorite Fork

Anthony Caggiano and Melissa Daniels of Plant Connection, a Riverhead nursery, have begun a new division, L.I. Hops, to satisfy the demand created by beer makers.

March 11, 2016

Hop Farms Booming on Long Island

Long Island is helping revive the hops industry in the Empire State. Thanks to recent legislation that is encouraging small scale breweries to source from within the state, the number of acreage in the state producing hops jumped from perhaps five acres nearly a decade ago to nearly 300 in 2015, according to Cornell University’s cooperative-extension division.

October 28, 2015

On LI, It’s Hip Once More To Grow Hops

It’s been nearly three years since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State farm brewing law to spur demand for locally grown products and increase the economic impact of the burgeoning craft brewing industry.

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