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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 AidYou 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.

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"

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. It’s common for families with children and dogs on leashes to hang, purchase bites from a food truck and try such brews as the Sound Ave. Summer blonde ale and the Rows & Hoes IPA. Patrons can also kick a ball around, play Jenga and other board games or hear live bands after 1:30 p.m. on weekend afternoons. 

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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