Hungry? Our events calendar is packed full of Edible events around the city, like The Brooklyn Local–a day-long, family-friendly artisanal food fest at Brooklyn Bridge Park to help City Harvest feed more hungry New Yorkers. Think great food (over 75 artisanal vendors will offer delectable fare), great family fun (an interactive Kids Zone will feature children’s activities and entertainment) and a Happy Hour Tent (stop by for beer, wine, special tastings and musical entertainment). Here’s what’s happening this week.
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Thanks in part to City Harvest, a new Greenmarket project is getting more local produce than ever into our city’s diet.
GrowNYC is best known for running the Greenmarkets, where growers sell directly to New Yorkers, sans middleman. But as…
For New Yorkers in need, the Greenmarket is a friend indeed.
As Eat Drink Local Week approaches–our eight-day tribute to our foodshed begins Saturday, June 23rd–we wanted to introduce our two very special non-profit charitable partners, which have not just helped us to organize this event, but also work tirelessly to support local and seasonal eating and agriculture year-round.
We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the longest day of the year than with a food-filled evening to benefit City Harvest, an amazing local organization that takes excess food from those who have plenty–restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms–and delivers it to some 600 food programs around the city.
Want to make your Valentine a romantic farm-to-table meal but don’t know your romaine from your rutabaga? Let chef Marc Murphy make the meal for you, if the price is right. Until February 9th you can bid on a Valentine’s Day dinner prepared for you by the chef of Benchmarc restaurants. Murphy is a member of City Harvest’s Board of Directors and their Food Council, and is offering himself up for auction online to raise money on their behalf. You tell him what to cook and he’ll show up with the groceries.
Any C-SPAN junkies out there? We know, it’s often a little too much, even for us food policy nerds. But last week was huge, so we wanted to make sure you heard of the biggest change to food safety in…
Planning to help serve dinner at a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving? We recently interviewed nationally celebrated anti-hunger advocate Joel Berg, executive director of the NYC Coalition Against Hunger and he says don’t bother. The full interview will appear in the…