Before the Hamptons became a luxury destination, it was almost entirely farmland. Today, farm stands have become gathering grounds, a place to greet the community while picking fresh produce.

Here’s a list of our favorites to choose from.

Pike Farms 

Situated off Montauk Highway in Sagaponack, you might even find the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten, picking up produce. It’s a must visit for beautiful tomatoes, melons, corn, radishes, arugula, and giant sunflowers. If you get there on the early side, grab a fresh baguette from Blue Duck Bakery before they sell out.

Pike Farms; 82 Sagg Main St, Sagaponack

[Photo via @samanthayardeni_rd]

Amber Waves Farm

In Amagansett, it’s perhaps one of the more idyllic and well-known farm stands on the East End. Join its CSA Program for produce perks and the chance to pick flowers from its garden!

Amber Waves Farm; 367 Main St, Amagansett

[Photo via @mcarfrae featuring @michelle_jank]

Round Swamp Farm

With three locations across the Hamptons, this National Bicentennial Farm offers excellent produce and sensational prepared foods. Stand out items include its beautiful berries, homemade guacamole, and amazing gourmet salads. Don’t miss its homemade muffins and desserts, such as Lisa’s Brownie Bites, chocolate chip cookies, and raspberry almond cookies. Its fruit crumb pies are some of the best you will ever have. 

Round Swamp Farm; 184 County Rd 40, East Hampton

Round Swamp Farm; 97 School Street, Bridgehampton

Round Swamp Farm; 71 S Elmwood Ave, Montauk

[Photo courtesy of Round Swamp Farm]

Green Thumb 

Beyond self-grown organic produce, this stand in Water Mill offers locally and artisanal made goods from other purveyors—honey, dairy, coffee, baked goods, even soaps! It’s a one-stop shop for a glimpse into local life.

Green Thumb; 829 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill

[Photo via @hamptonsprivatechef]

Balsam Farm Stand and Market

This popular farm in Amagansett is known for its excellent tomatoes, corn on the cob, homemade pickles, and flowers picked from its own fields. You can also visit them at the Montauk Market and at the Montauk Farmers Market. Join its CSA Program to receive a weekly share of fresh seasonal produce. 

Balsam Farm Stand; 293 Town Lane, Amagansett

Balsam Market; 662 Montauk Highway, Montauk

[Photo credit: Ghost Note Creative]

Babinski Farm

This intimate, family farm stand in Wainscott near Georgica Pond is a favorite for peaches, plums, nectarines, watermelon, herbs like sage and tarragon, wonderful berries, and lovely bouquets of flowers. 

Babinksi Farm; the corner of Wainscott Main Street and Beach Lane

[Photo via @sassandstyled]

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