Chefs for the Marcellus–a group of chefs concerned that hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) will damage our upstate farms, wineries and breweries–is hosting a fundraising dinner this Thursday at the Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg.
For New Yorkers in need, the Greenmarket is a friend indeed.
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…
While we’d advocate for everybody shopping at farmers markets year round, there’s truly no time like summer to appreciate the bounty of local goods at our fingertips.
Apologies to our herbivore friends, but perhaps more than fireworks and beer, the Fourth of July brings to mind memories of one all-American pastime: grilling meat.
If you’re moved to seek out the perfect patty—be it beef burger, pastured poultry or a toothsome blend of local lamb and venison (a Bridgehampton farmer I know uses the marbled lamb to temper the gamey deer with great success), here is a short list of must-visit sources.
In our latest issue, Ann Monroe profiles Daniel Bowman Simon, a young entrepreneur who discovered a 1973 provision in the food stamp legislation that no one knew about–literally only one other person had ever heard of it– which said that food stamps could also be spent seeds and plants.
We’re thrilled to announce our fourth annual Eat Drink Local Week begins today. You can search our entire Eat Drink Local guide here, which includes listings…
As Eat Drink Local Week approaches–our eight-day tribute to our foodshed begins Saturday, June 23rd–we wanted to introduce the sponsors that have helped us organize the event and also support local and seasonal eating year-round.
On Tuesday, July 24, fourteen concurrent dinners, each prepared by a top New York chef using produce from an urban farm, will take place around the city in private homes. Proceeds of the evening–A City Farmer, A Chef, and A Host–will go to support two food activist organizations we love: Just Food and The Sylvia Center.
Join us at the Fifth Annual Taste of Greenmarket on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 where we’ll feast on fancy fare inspired by the summer’s bounty at our local Greenmarkets and sip seasonal cocktails, all in honor of pioneering women in agriculture.
With help from NY1, we took a video tour of Foragers City Grocer in Chelsea. It’s the first Manhattan outpost of the market, which opened in Dumbo six years ago, and it’s one of many locavore businesses in the borough we’re profiling in the weeks leading up to Eat Drink Local Week, which begins June 23.