Ketchaboneck Pickle Co.
Westhampton, Long Island, New York

Early July
Long Island Garlic Harvest Begins
Ketchaboneck Pickled Garlic available about one month after first harvest

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo. With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia, and has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region, as well as a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. It was known to Ancient Egyptians, and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes.


Late June
Long Island Cucumber Harvest Begins
Ketchaboneck Dill Pickles available soon after first harvest

The cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. It is a creeping vine which bears cylindrical edible fruit when ripe. There are three main varieties of cucumber: "slicing", "pickling", and "burpless". Within these varieties, several different cultivars have emerged. The cucumber is originally from India but is now grown on most continents.


Late June
Long Island Onion Harvest Begins
Ketchaboneck Pickled Onions available soon after first harvest

The onion (Allium cepa), which is also known as the bulb onion, common onion is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. The genus Allium also contains a number of other species variously referred to as onions and cultivated for food. The name "wild onion" is applied to a number of Allium species. Onion is most frequently a biennial, although it can also be a triennial or a perennial.


Early June
Long Island Dill Harvest Begins

Dill originated within an area around the Mediterranean and the South of Russia. Zohary and Hopf remark, "wild and weedy types of dill are widespread in the Mediterranean basin and in West Asia." Although several twigs of dill were found in the tomb of Amenhotep II, they reported the earliest archeological evidence for its cultivation comes from late Neolithic lakeshore settlements in Switzerland. Traces have been found in Roman ruins in Great Britain. The Talmud requires that tithes shall be paid on the seeds, leaves, and stems of dill.


May 25 - 27
Memorial Day Weekend

Most farm stands open...
Look for our banner with Lena and her husband, "brinemaster" Tony Kuzniewski.


Late April
Long Island Asparagus Harvest Begins
Ketchaboneck Pickled Asparagus available soon after first harvest

Asparagus officinalis is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennial plant species in the genus Asparagus. It was once classified in the lily family, like its Allium cousins, onions and garlic, but the Liliaceae have been split and the onion-like plants are now in the family Amaryllidaceae and asparagus in the Asparagaceae. Asparagus officinalis is native to most of Europe, northern Africa and western Asia, and is widely cultivated as a vegetable crop.


Saturday, July 21st
Ketchaboneck Pickle Company's Gourmet Pickle Tasting Table
Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s 6th Annual Wild Night for Wildlife Benefit Gala

Typically attended by more than 550 guests, A Wild Night for Wildlife has earned a reputation of being the “fun fundraiser”. Festivities for 2012, will include live music performed by the Hackensack Men and the Trenton Horns; mouth-watering hors d’ouevres prepared by Buoy One and Dockers Waterside Restaurant and Marina; wine provided by Martha Clara Vineyards, beer by Southampton Publick House, Ketchaboneck Pickle Company, and live and silent auctions. Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the Refuge’s resident animals.


Catch us at the 2012 Peck Slip Pickle Festival in New York City on November 11th!

Pickle lovers will be doing barrel rolls at the second Peck Slip Pickle Festival, hosted by the great artisanal New Amsterdam Market. This will be a celebration of "all things pickled, preserved, and fermented," with more than 20 additional specialty producers joining the market's regular roster of vendors. Admission is free, but if you've got $13 burning a hole in your pocket, buy an advance ticket that gets you three regional beers being poured by Fresh Salt, plus a bialy from Hot Bread Kitchen!


Or... catch us at the 2012 International Pickle Festival in Rosendale, New York on November 18th!

" ...It all started in 1998, when we put together the First Picklefest in 60 days after our friend, Eri Yamaguchi, said she wanted to have a “pickle party”. We didn't have a clue - but we always could throw a pretty good party! We did it for people to have fun and introduce them to a whole new realm of Pickles, things Pickled, Pickling Spices - all things Pickled. "



"Grown on Long Island"


Ketchaboneck Pickle Company
Supports the Long Island Farm Bureau

"Farm Bureau" is a wonderful and unique American concept - Farm Bureau is a true grassroots, member-driven organization with a century's legacy in political activism. Farm bureaus are private, non-partisan not-for-profit agricultural membership and advocacy organizations known as "The Voice of Commercial Agriculture." In Nassau and Suffolk counties, LIFB is the Voice of Long Island Agriculture.


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