Sang Lee Farms Peconic, New York

Fred Lee

Fred Lee owns and operates Sang Lee Farms is one of Suffolk County’s last large vegetable organic farms. Located in the heart of Long Island’s wine country, it’s a landmark for its beauty, uniqueness and diversity. More than 100 varieties of specialty vegetables, including Chinese cabbages, greens and radishes, are organically grown with a hybrid approach that mixes age-old mechanical cultivation with forward-thinking technology. The farm’s management is transitioning from Fred Lee to his son William and his partner Lucy. The farm’s story began when Fred’s father and uncles began raising produce to supply New York City’s Chinatown in the 1940s.

Eva Worden, Ph.D.
Tom Broz