THE INDEPENDENT: Know Your Farmer
"On Wednesday, August 21, Slow Food East End will bring people together with a potluck dinner that has one goal: know your farmer."
MAGNANIMOUS NYC: Treiber Farms
"When Peter Treiber Senior and his family started Treiber Farms in 2014, plenty of other farmers told them they wouldn’t be able to grow successfully without using pesticides, soil-destroying machinery and other environmentally harmful means. But they respectively disagreed and are now in their fourth season, growing fruit, vegetables, eggs, honey, herbs and flowers using sustainable methods that work with nature, not against it."
EDIBLE EAST END: At Treiber Farms, Diversity and Longevity Are Key
"While not certified organic, the farm uses zero chemicals (not even organically approved ones). ‘Chemicals are chemicals,’ says Treiber, Jr. ‘We’re just trying to prove to ourselves that we can do it without them.’"
EDIBLE LONG ISLAND: On the North Fork, a Model for Repurposing Food Waste Emerges
"Treiber was only halfway through gathering eggs when he saw he was going to need a bigger basket. The hens were ramping up production. The entire chicken operation—rolling coops, waterers, even some of the birds—were recycled through a sort of yardbird-sale; bought off a Cutchogue farmer getting out of the chicken business."
NEWSDAY: North Fork Foodie Tour
Newsday visited Treiber Farms in Southold, one of the stops on the North Fork Foodie Tour.
NORTHFORKER: Peter Treiber debuts solo show at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.
"While Treiber makes his art at night, he spends his days tending to his family's Southold property, Treiber Farms (you probably know it better as the Route 48 farm with the American Flag truck parked in front)...'The opportunity arose to come work and build something from scratch,' Treiber said. 'It's so brand new, so the sky's the limit.'"
NORTHFORKER: Indoor Greenport Farmers Market celebrates grand opening
“The Greenport Farmers Market announced in October that it would be opening in an indoor space for the first time this fall. It previously only operated outdoors during warm-weather months. The goal is to give local farmers and community artisans an opportunity to sell their goods throughout the year, said Greenport Farmers Market president Dorothy Catapano.”
NORTH FORK NOW: Meet Artist Peter Treiber, Jr., now Farm Manager of Treiber Farms, one of Southold’s Newest Farms
"The passion and love of growing food has always been there. Fresh food was always on the table in the spring and summer months growing up."
SUFFOLK TIMES: Common Ground project to provide fresh produce to those in need
"In recent weeks, those taking note of the American flag truck on County Route 48 that marks the location of Treiber Farms in Southold have likely also seen, just yards away, the Rev. Roger Joslin working with volunteers to create a new garden.”