In addition to celebrating the appointment of a new executive director, Let Us Eat Local was an opportunity to showcase the bounty of the season.
As some of us prepare our minds and bodies for the coming fast, here’s a case for not only focusing on our growling bellies, but also on those for whom hunger is more than a temporary state of being.
As we wrote in the spring, the truck has the mission of providing employment, community and transferable skills to young people who have recently completed a prison sentence.
Rod and Joan MacGregor opened their lobster restaurant in 1974 because the two New Yorkers bemoaned the fact that they had to wait until their annual summer trips to Maine to taste lobster. These days, it is New York’s largest wholesale and retail seafood purveyor, supplying to 500 NYC restaurants.
Keep sangria in your fridge this spring, and a lot of it.