Last week, NYS Restaurant Association and NYC Hospitality Group hosted “A Taste of New York” at Time Warner Center’s Landmarc restaurant.
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If you follow us on Instagram, then you may have noticed that we ‘re jazzed for apple season. We recently joined forces with GrowNYC in support of Big Apple Crunch 2013 to gather your best apple photos.
We’ve been looking forward to Cider Week for the last month, and it finally kicks off this weekend at An Autumn Night at Greenmarket.
Our screening of “A Place at the Table” at the Times Center provoked an impassioned post-film Q&A about hunger in New York and beyond, with Edible readers and ‘wichcraft eaters asking, “What can I do to solve this problem?” Here we try to answer.
Last month, GrowNYC launched its Green Infrastructure Toolkit, a collection of resources to educate homeowners and gardeners about the steps they can take to minimize the effects of rainfall on our waterways.
Food waste is a global problem. Currently, about 24 percent of all calories produced for human consumption are lost or wasted. To focus the international food movement’s attention on this vital issue, Food Tank has organized an already sold out gathering of food movement leaders set for September 19.
Eat your artichoke heart out with this simple recipe that will bring the forest (yes, the forest) out of this season’s crop.
Navigating the city that never sleeps (or should we call it “the city of a million stairs”?) doesn’t get easier with aging joints. Neither does schlepping heavy bags of groceries home from the market, which is why GrowNYC (the organization that runs the Greenmarkets) is reaching out to our city’s elderly to help get them fresh food.
Meanwhile, Citymeals-on-Wheels, the nonprofit that provides hot weekend meals to the homebound elderly, has teamed up with GrowNYC to deliver fresh fruit and vegetables.
In 2001 a drought inspired the folks at GrowNYC to help New Yorkers harvest a different kind of crop: rain. Since then, they’ve helped backyard and community gardeners across the city set up about 90 “rainwater-capture systems,” saving precious rainfall for watering plants and keeping it out of flooded sewers.
Jeanne Hodesh of Greenmarkets tells us what green goodies to look for while we’re waiting for spring produce to arrive.
Urban gardeners found themselves in that position in 2001, when a drought inspired the folks at GrowNYC to help them harvest a vital new crop: rain.
Yesterday the Department of Sanitation and Grow NYC dropped some pretty heavy news on New York City: since they introduced collections at Greenmarkets in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island in 2011, they’ve collection ONE MILLION POUNDS of compost.
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.
Riverpark restaurant turned a stalled construction site into city salad.
By all accounts, the first-ever live auction of Tri-state heirloom vegetables (and a few proteins) at the house of Sothebys last year was a smashing success. Farmers mingled with the city’s fabulous; local crops were put on the block; and the proceeds went to help support agriculture and education programs with GrowNYC and The Sylvia Center.
What two better symbols to enjoy the pre-Thanksgiving season with than grains and pumpkins? It’s all about being thankful for plenty. And that’s just what this week is all about when it come to events as Greenmarket promotes the re-emergence…
We’ll be brief about this now, but expect much more on this later: GrowNYC — the nonprofit behind the Greenmarkets — has literally just announced its first-ever grains week, to run from the 14th through the 2st. To find out…
We’re just going to start right off with the bog business because most of us who aren’t familiar with the vocabulary of the cranberry harvest just read the title above and are stumped in wondering what in the world a…
This Wednesday night is one of the capstone events of Eat Drink Local week: The third annual Taste of Greenmarket, one of the better walk-around tastings in a town currently cluttered with the genre. That’s partially because of the world…
When you think of farmers markets — which we do, often — you probably don’t think of wireless technology. The timeless trade under the tents is typically “cash only” and anyone looking to pay for their cauliflower with anything other…
Dawn to dusk, he marshals that chaotic cornucopia’s peas and queues.
Our second annual Eat Drink Local Week isn’t until the fall, but we just got word about one very cool component of the event, which we produce in honor of local grub along with GrowNYC (that’s the non-profit that runs…