By Co-hosts Sunita Narma and Tracy Kessler
Join co-hosts Sunita Narma and Tracy Kessler LIVE on Instagram every Friday at 9 am.
Each week we invite a guest -local artist, small business owner, resident, chef, restaurateur to showcase everything about the North Fork.
We share a common love of life on the North Fork of Long Island and our goal is to showcase and share the joys of this beautiful slice of paradise we call home.
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NOFO LIVE Feb 10, 2023
Treiber Farms in Peconic NY - Pete Treiber on the NOFO LIVE SHOW
Treiber Farms Based on the North Fork of Long Island in Peconic, the farm produces a diverse range of fruits, veggies, herbs, eggs, and other flavorful foods. If you’ve driven past Country Route 48, you can’t miss the iconic US flag painted on the vintage truck parked outside of their beautiful barn. Listen in as we chat with artist and farmer Pete Treiber Jr. to learn more about what they do and offer at their farm stand. Open 7 days a week . https://www.treiberfarms.com/ Originally aired 9/29/2023
Lucy Nystrom - New Moon Health and Wellness
So wonderful to speak with Lucy Nystrom owner at New moon Health and Wellness this morning. What a wonderful resource curating information about all the health and wellness offerings on the North Fork and Shelter Island.
Checkout their Instagram @newmoon_health for weekly round up of wellness events and activities in the area 🧘♀️
Healing Points Acupuncture & Wellness Center - Riverhead Dr. Michelle Iona
DR. MICHELLE IONA -Healing Points Acupuncture & Wellness Center
Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine
IFM Certified Functional Medicine – Candidate
Certified NADA Detox Specialist
Dr. Iona is the owner and founder of Healing Points Acupuncture & Wellness Center. For more than 22 years, she has been providing customized healthcare that gets to the root cause of your condition or troublesome symptoms. She specializes in the treatment of difficult, chronic diseases, pain management, and women’s health and fertility. Her passion is being a detective of sorts, uncovering why people are chronically ill and using diet, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments to shift them back towards health, vitality, and joy.
Lesaya Kelly - Nofo Life Coach speaking at NOFO LIVE SHOW
Thank you Lesaya Kelly for bringing your zen, wisdom and life coaching skills to our North Fork community. Start a gratitude journal , jump into a therapeutic bee meditation designed to drown out all the noise and find out all the ways how @nofolifecoach can help you transition and work through what ever life brings your way 🙏 Originally aired 9/8/2023 Nofo Life Coach | Growth Mindset | Personal Transformation https://www.nofolifecoach.com/
Greenport Skate Park Revitalization Project - NOFO LIVE SHOW
Community rally’s around the Greenport Skate park to help revitalize, celebrate and support skaters and the skating culture. Great conversation this morning with Rena Wilhelm (owner at The Weathered Barn store in Greenport) and Stephen Karl real estate agent (Daniel Gale Sotheby's International) about their continued efforts to raise awareness and funds to help with the revitalization project.
Chef Noah Schwartz from Noahs in Greenport
Chatting all things Farm to Fork this morning with Chef Noah Schwartz from Noah's in Greenport.
Listen as we dive into Noah's approach to locally sourced fine-dinning and custom cocktails here on the North Fork.
Minnow at the gallery Ho.
This week on the show we are joined by owner Andrea Tese and Chef Cheo Avila of Minnow At The Galley Ho.
Recently opened restaurant at the New Suffolk beach offering locally sourced ingredients, line caught seafood, and sustainable eco-friendly practices.
Technical issues prevented us from getting in all our conversation in as intended and we look forward to a part 2 of this episode Live in person from this popular spot at the @newsuffolk waterfront.
Currently open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with indoor/ outdoor seating and beautiful bay views ⚓️
Originally aired 8/18/2023
North Fork Bodies in Motion - Dr. Marilyn LoPresti - NOFO LIVE SHOW
Dr. Marilyn LoPresti - Sports & Fitness Instruction Black Belt, Authentic Master Tai Chi, QiGong Instructor, Master Aerobics Instructor. Meditation Class, Best Seller Published Author, private lessons. ww.northforkbodiesinmotion.com Originally aired 8/11/2023
Ellen's on Front - Greenport Restaurant - Chef Jennie and Andrew Werts
Long Island Wine Country - 50th Anniversary Grand Celebrations - North Fork
Long Island's premier wine event celebrating the 50th Anniversary! This summer event is not to be missed - 5pm on August 19th at Peconic Bay Vineyards. This event celebrates the founding of the Long Island wine region when Louisa and Alex Hargrave planted the first wine grapes in 1973. Do not miss, event is sure to sell out . Head to https://liwines.com/ for more details and purchase your tickets. See you there, cheers 🥂
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. - Craft Brewery making beer in Greenport NY on the North Fork.
Beer 🍺 food, events, innovation, live music, community and so much more! Check out our chat with Greg Doroski, head brewer at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. for info on it all. 🍻 https://greenportharborbrewing.com/ Originally aired 7/21/2023
Little Fish NoFo - Arden Gardell and Chef Ryan Barth-Dwyer
A delicious chat with morning with owner Arden Gardell and Chef Ryan at @littlefishnofo , North Fork’s newest and popular dining spot.
https://www.littlefishnofo.com/ Their passion for food, the restaurant business and community shines through in all they do. Be sure to order the monk fish tikka on the menu, a take on the Indian classic using monk fish as a nod to the @ccemarineprogram focus to increase use of local fish. Originally aired 7/14/2023
Eduardo Amorim Photography Greenport Long Island
Beautiful conversation with talented photographer Eduardo Amorim, the man behind the 📷 of so many amazing North Fork captures. Check out Eduardo’s Instagram feed at @eduardoamorimphoto and his Etsy shop eduardoamorimphoto.etsy.com for his beautiful images and prints. Shoutout also to his wife and constant supporter Sasha, sashasamueljewelry.com . Her gorgeous locally made and vintage jewelry is made even more gorgeous by his incredible images of them. Landscapes, portraits, product photography, drone captures, Eduardo offers it all. One look at his pictures and we knew he was the one we needed to hire to capture our NOFO LIVE celebration. Highly recommend his work, and we are so grateful and he and his family are part of our North Fork community 🙌
Red Barn Farm NY - Alpaca farm in Baiting Hollow Long Island
Farm Life with Alpacas 🦙 What a fun conversation this morning with Ashley Rose of Red Barn farms. We learned so much about this little “hidden gem” tucked away in Baiting Hollow. Follow along on their Instagram / website for more information on their family friendly open farm date to experience the Alpacas in person 🦙
Suhru Wines - Vineyard and tasting room, Cutchogue Long Island.
Suhru Wines is a family owned and operated business opened in 2008 by Susan Hearn. Susan and her husband winemaker Russell Hearn have been members of the North Fork community since the early 1990s. With a long and diverse history of wine making experience, winemaker Russell Hearn brings to the table a great assortment of delicious wines at their Cutchogue tasting room. Check out our conversation with Shelby Hearn, general manager at Suhru, to hear more about the wines, tasting room and events. Those fireside chats alone sound like a great reason to look forward to fall. As Long Island Wine country collaborative continues its celebrations their 50th anniversary this year, be sure to check out the various events planned for this summer both here on the fork and in NYC.
Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival June 14-18 2023
This week on the show we are featuring the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. 🍓 By mid June, the North Fork strawberries are ripe and bursting with flavor and to celebrate each year, the Mattituck Lions Club brings the community together for a special weekend of fun and purpose. This week Wed June 14 thru Sun June 18th they will be hosting the 68th Annual strawberry festival. Visit the festival website at https://www.mattituckstrawberryfestival.com/ to get more information of schedule of events - talent show, strawberry queen, hulling night, shortcake eating contest, fireworks, and so much more 🍓 🎢
VEME Studios - North Fork Artists Verona Peñalba + Melissa Gabrielsen
Calling all creatives. We invite everyone to visit VEME Studios in Greenport.
Artists Verona and Melissa have created a beautiful space to allow several forms is creative expression.
Verona is a deeply intuitive painter who connects with the human spirit through flow of color in abstract and figurative work.
She is interested in natural connection and the flow of energy in all its forms.
Melissa has worked with her hands for as long as she can remember. Discovering ceramics during an inspirational trip to Indonesia, she fell in love with the feeling of mud in her hands and hasn’t put it down since. She hand builds all of her work leaving little imprints of her fingers in each unique piece she makes.
Checkout their website for more info on the classes they offer to provide an outlet for your own creative talent https://vemestudios.com/ The Studio also houses an on-site shop where they have their own stunning creations for sale 🖼️
Rachel Goodale Owner / Founder of Stroller Strong Mamas Fitness group in Riverhead NY
This week on the show we are joined by Rachel GoodaleOwner and Founder of Stroller Strong Mamas @strollerstrongmamas
Stroller Strong Mamas is Mommy and Me Classes and offer fitness and more!!
Virtual fitness, Indoor mommy and me workouts and Outdoor Stroller Strong Mamas , check out their website for all that they offer and join this amazing supportive tribe of women and kids on a collective fitness joureny.
Ursulla XVII at Disset Chocolate and Cristina at The Treatery - Jamesport North Fork
What a sweet treat this morning’s chat was with Ursula @dissetchocolate. Actually it was double the sweetness as we had a surprise guest join us 🍭 So much fun so much deliciousness and so much to talk about with these two amazing business ladies. Watch the replay all the details on a new ice team launch collab by Disset chocolate and The Treatery 🍨 And announcing Treatery After Dark 🎉 Sunday and Monday nights from 7 pm to close. Originally aired 5/26/2022
NOFO LIVE Anniversary Celebration !
Happy 2 year anniversary to the “show”
Miranda Capriotti, Outreach & Education Manager at East End Food Institute
So much good happening behinds the scenes at East End Food institute. Our 30 minute chat this am is packed full with information into all the programs and ways EEFI is helping the community. Visit their website for more information on the future of the Farmers market.
Find how you can get involved, donate what you can (time or money) and become part of this amazing community hub being built on the North Fork 🙏
Originally aired 5/12/2022
Ira Haspel - Sonomi Obinata KKs Farm Southold - Dandelion Festival
Our chat with Snail blazer Ira Haspel of @kks_thefarm and Sonomi Obinata about biodynamic farming as a way of live.
Join us Sunday April 30th for the festival at the farm as we celebrate the mighty Dandelion plant and all it’s gifts to us, from petal to root 💛
Beer, Hops, running a small business on the North Fork and so much more - Our chat with Peter Barraud owner/brewer at North Fork Brewing Co. in Riverhead
Learned so much about Beer and agriculture and all the components in between 🍺 What an informative and lovely chat with owner Peter Barraud (and all around nice guy) of the North Fork Brewing Co located in downtown Riverhead. Especially loved learning how there is so much collaboration and integration with local farms that isn’t always readily apparent when you drive past a tasting room. Go check them out in person and try some of the interesting brew they are offering, along with the classic favorites 🍺 https://www.northforkbrewingco.com/
It's not technically a Good Bye, it's a See Ya around on the North Fork !
It’s not a Good Bye, it’s more of a see ya around on the North Fork ! Join us as we wish Kelly a warm farewell and send her off with best wishes into the North Fork world. It’s not technically a Goodbye, as Kelly will always remain a part of the NOFO LIVE Show family. Never fear, she will still be on as a guest co-host now and again, so you will be seeing her here with us, just less frequently ........ It has been a great year for our trio and we will miss Kelly’s bubbly personality and fun energy on Friday mornings. May marks 2 years of the NOFO LIVE show and we have exciting updates and surprises in store - Stay tuned for more to come!
Pennie Schwartz - Slow Food East End on NOFO LIVE chatting Earth Day on the East End and more.
What a fun conversation with Pennie Schwartz chair of Slow Food East End this morning.
So much good ( clean and fair ) fun happening and our chat is filled with all the info you need to inspire you with a endless reasons of why you should join and support them . Visit their website www.slowfoodeastend.org to sign up to be a member, attend their upcoming Earth Day event (April 22nd 1-5 at the St. Joseph Villa in Hamptons Bays) and learn more about the community based baking program #flourpower.
It’s the yeast we can do 😎
Welcome to Riverhead - Mugs on Main - Coffee Shop
What a great conversation with owners Kassandra and Jeff this morning of Riverhead’s newest hot spot coffee shop Mugs On Main (MOM) Beautiful story behind their logo and the passion for what they bring to the community and town to downtown 🙌 That Lavender daze is already becoming a fan favorite and the idea of nibbling breakfast out of mugs is going to mainstream before you can say Mornin’ Check out their website at www.mugsonmain.com for all their delicious offerings.
Mike Corso- Jack Toad band chatting on the NOFO LIVE show about the vibrant North Fork music scene.
What a fun show this morning 🎶
Thank you Mike @jacktoadrocks for sharing your musical journey and inspiring us all to let our creative side out. Looking forward to catching your band at @greenhillny and @greenportbrew soon 🎸
Thank you Kristen @krisoliveri for guest cohosting and jumping right into the live fire with us 👏
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Artist Patricia Garcia Gomez on the NOFO LIVE show - RewildRestore.com
Patricia is a water practitioner, sensory immersion artist, creator of RewildRestore.com and offers water retreats. She invites people into the water as part of a daily practice of listening, sensing, connecting, and knowing. The experiences are about connecting to the transformative power of water.
Her multimedia installation and sensory immersion art can be found https://www.patriciagarciagomez.com/
Sign up for her upcoming water retreats in Greece at https://rewildandrestore.com/
Kelly and Jimmy Lyons of The North Fork Donut Company - NOFODOCO
What a sweet treat 🍩 Fun morning chatting with Kelly and Jimmy Lyons the power couple behind the North Fork Doughnut Company. Running a small business, raising a family, supporting the local community, so much joy packed into this 30 minute NOFO LIVE show chat❤️
NOFODOCO is Long Island's craft donut ship, where everything is handmade with a hole lot of LOVE.
Visit their website at https://www.nofodoco.com/ for the most up to date flavor forecast (all flavors are available only while supplies last and are subject to change).
Chef Chris Kar of the Dimon Estate (formerly Jamesport Manor) on the NOFO LIVE show
Check out our chat with Chef Chris Kar from @thedimonestate and a conversation about how he’s weaving the history of the manor into his seasonal menu. A farm to table concept where a careful curated selection of tomatoes, peppers are being grown on the property, and the menu being developed around using and showcasing them.
Winter menu featuring comfort available starting Thursday March 2nd🍴
Live chat with Jerol Bailey, General manager at Lenz Winery in Peconic.
This week on the show we are joined by Jerol Bailey, general manager at Lenz Winery. Family owned, founded in 1978, an award winning vineyard right here on the North Fork. So much history of wine making here , check out our chat for a sneak peek at info on the 50th anniversary celebrations planned by the Long Island Wine council for later this summer. 🍷 🎉
Soups and more with Aki Goldberg, owner chef at Aki's Kitchen.
Our delicious chat with Aki learning about all the soups, salads, juices and sweet treats coming out of her kitchen.
Prepared with passion using locally grown ingredients right here on the North Fork .
NOFO live chat with Liz from the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck
Calling all Theatre 🎭 lovers .
Did you catch our chat with Liz from the North Fork Community Theatre.
Check out on all the ways you can get involved in this local creative center in the community. The show Ripcord currently playing there this weekend.
For Tickets and more info visit https://nfct.com/
North Fork Polar Bears
North Fork Polar Bears is a like-minded community of cold water enthusiasts seeking inspiration, calm & connection in winter waters on the North Fork of Long Island.
Check out our chat about their inaugural Splash for CAST fundraiser.
Just Burlap Bags North Fork Long Island on the NOFO Live Show
Provider of Eco-friendly solutions from NORTH FORK, LI 👒 to PALM BEACH, FL 🌴 and #smalltowns in between
🐚 Order online at www.Justburlapbags.com
Bee Keeping with Master bee keeper Chris Kelly from Promised Land Apiaries
Promised Land Apiaries is a sustainably managed bee operation located on the North Fork of Long Island for the past 30 years. Master Beekeeper Chris Kelly is a Cornell trained entomologist with a specialty in apiculture. Check out our fun chat with about more information on his bee keeping classes you can take and honey harvest parties !
HELLO 2023 - NOFO LIVE SHOW crew shares their WORD of the year.
2023 kick off - here we go 💫
What’s your word of the year ?
Live chat with Kara Hoblin and Mishi Torgove at Sound View Greenport hotel and The Halyard
Live chat with Kara Hoblin Director of marketing and Mishi Torgove Beverage director, getting a peek and live tour of the Halyard/Sound View hotel.
So many fun events coming up this winter there.
Artists take a look at their uncommon arts residency program application to unleash the creative juices in their serene setting. 🖼️
Those sound views tho 🙌
Live Chat with artist Lisl Reuschle this morning from @adrift_northfork
Live Chat with artist Lisl Reuschle this morning from @adrift_northfork
Driftwood, oysters, beach combing
Mixed-media art + decor
Live Chat with Meghan Saccone from North fork flour shop
Live Chat with Mary Latham from More Good Today.
This #holidayseason Mary decided to launch a postcard project. It is a very simple concept: - Do one act of kindness. - Write it down (anonymously if you prefer) on a postcard (or any fun piece of paper if you’d like to make it more artistic and draw something) - mail it to PO BOX 455 ORIENT NY 11957 or if you’d like to save a stamp and send your story with a photo to: 844 958 4397
She is going to collect all of your stories and display them @floydmemoriallibrary starting 12/14 (More Good’s birthday!) AND amongst snowflakes on 12/22/2022 at @firstandsouth and we are going to celebrate all the GOOD! ❄️ ❄️❄️❄️
Proceeds from the 12.22.2022 party will be donated to students at Greenport and Southold HS in honor of two kindness heroes from our community: Dylan Newman + Cindy Goldsmith Agosta who we lost this year. Please consider doing some good for them! For More Good! For someone YOU lost who you loved and always encouraged you to do good! (And feel free to write their name on your postcard to share them with us!) 😇
NoFo Live show Friendsgiving edition 2022
We are Thankful for YOU !
Live chat with Cathy Demeroto at CAST North Fork.
Our live chat with Cathy executive director at Cast about their annual Festival of Trees kick off to the holiday season.
Live chat with Tom Barry II
Our live chat with Tom aka the Village Blacksmith and the unofficial spokesman for all things Greenport.
Love his passion and enthusiasm for his craft and the North Fork that we are all lucky to call home 🧲
Live chat with Mary Tonic
And breathe 🧘♀️
Catch our chat with Mary about how breath work healing can help you center mind and body .
Live chat with Chef Balo Alvarez of Balos Foods.
Cooking with love ❤️ - on todays show (see what we did there iykyk) we chatted with Chef Balo about his delicious offerings via his pop up food truck !
Go try some this weekend !
Live with Dale and Tess from Gluten Free Grove bakery.
The Gluten-Free Groove is a mama-daughter bakery that makes gluten free treats that are 100% safe for celiacs. Cakes, cookies, breads , pies.
Dairy, Soy, and Nut Free options as well.
DM them via instagram to order.
Live with Dhardra Blake from LuxuryDayCharters.com
Check out our chat this morning with Dhardra Blake from Luxury Day Charters.com for all the scoop on behind the scenes of the yachting life 🏝️
Live Chat with Ana and Brett at Jamesport Sourdough and Coffee Co.
Jamesport Sourdough and Coffee is a North Fork NY cottage bakery offering artisan sourdough & coffee. You can find their bread, coffee and now frozen products at Sang Lee, Lombardi’s, Southold General and their website