City Harvest

Food Tank Organizes “Food Waste Free NYC” Event

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.

Edible Approved Good Event

EDIBLE EVENTS THIS WEEK: The Brooklyn Local Artisanal Food Fest for City Harvest

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.

Celebrate The Longest Day of the Year With City Harvest

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.

Just Three More Days to Make Chef Mark Murphy Yours (and Your Valentine’s, Too)

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.