Winter Lecture: “Dust for Blood: Long Island Labor Camps”

Join Southold Historical Museum for the upcoming Winter Lecture: “Dust for Blood: Long Island Labor Camps” by Mark Torres, part of the “Local Farming Through the Years” free lecture series sponsored by NOFO Real Estate.

Mr. Torres, who is the author of Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood (The History Press, 2021), will share the history of the labor camps that sustained the potato farming industry on Long Island, and will discuss factors that led to the ultimate decline of this labor system and the potato industry as a whole.

This lecture is the third and final in the Winter lecture series, “Local Farming Through the Years”, and is free and open to the public.

Winter Lecture: “Krupski Farming”

Southold Historical Museum’s free 2023 Winter Lecture Series sponsored by NOFO Real Estate continues with the second presentation titled “Krupski Farming”, by Al Krupski at 4:00PM on February 15, 2023 at Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958.
Mr. Krupski, who is a fourth-generation farmer that grew up in a farming family and continues the tradition alongside his wife and children, will share the interesting history of the family, as well as some of his personal experiences.
The Winter lecture series titled “Local Farming Through the Years” will continue on March 4 with a third talk about Long Island Labor Camps by speaker Mark Torres. All lectures are free and open to the public.