Recognitions throughout the Years
honored & grateful
Our First Publication
A Story About the Re-Opening of our Farmstand in
Owner Bob Nolan and his family are featured in front of the newly re-opened family farmstand in Brookhaven Hamlet. The farmstand was previously run by Bob's cousins June and Keith Lohmann in the 1970s & 80s.
Pictured left to right: Bob's parents (Alice + Alfred Nolan), cousin (Tim Durham), wife (Janet Nolan), owner (Bob Nolan), pictured in front: daughter (Valerie Nolan, age 6) and son, (Samuel Nolan, age 10)
As seen in...
The Long Island Advance
5 Generations of Family Farming on Long Island
Tilmor Tractor Magazine recognizes
Deer Run Farms and features 5th generation farmer, Samuel Nolan on the front cover of the
Product Informer Issue.
Produce Safety Alliance
Bob landed the cover of the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training brochure. He participated with the FDA during the making of the Produce Safety Rule, which is a set of guidelines for growing produce safely. In particular, showing the importance of applying compost to sandy soils.
Farmer Citizen of the Year
Bob was the recipient of this award in 2011. This award is given once a year to a farmer who has been active in Farm Bureau and has given back to the agricultural community, as well as his own. His uncle, Henry Lohmann also received this award in 1994.
Giving Back to the Community
Bob believes it's important to give back to the community. With this in mind, he has served on the following committees:
President Long Island Farm Bureau (2005-2008)
Current Long Island representative on New York Farm Bureau Board of Directors
Chairman of Brookhaven Town Agricultural Committee
New York Advisory Council of Agriculture
Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Committee Chair
Peconic Land Trust Agricultural Committee
USDA Fruit and Vegetable Advisory Committee
Suffolk County Farmland Committee
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Long Island Farm Bureau
Our daughter, Valerie was recognized as one of Long Island's young farmers in 2015.
She was interviewed by The Long Island Farm Bureau to talk about her passion for farming and her interest in continuing the family tradition.
Valerie was highlighted in the Brookhaven Village Association Newsletter in the Fall of 2015. She was recognized as a young woman in the Brookhaven community continuing in
her family's business.
"It's a true family affair with everyone on deck at all times. It can be hard work but we all lean on each other and make it work."
The Farmer's Daughter
Cookie Company LLC
In 2018, Valerie started her own business called The Farmer's Daughter Cookie Company LLC. She bakes gluten free cookies and fudge and sells her products across the North Fork, Hamptons + Fire Island.
Her business was featured in the August 2021 issue of The Express Magazine based in
The Hamptons (pg 17).