Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like this not-to-miss nighttime Greenmarket at Union Square for its 37th birthday and the secrets of homebrewing.
“Our Greenmarket Regional Grain Initiative works with regional farmers to devote more acreage to growing grains, creating partnerships to get their harvest into the hands of bakers, pasta makers, distillers—and now brewers—helps their businesses scale up.”
Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like this Sustainable Seafood Supper Club at Brooklyn Commune. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Sure, this issue works as a to-drink list. But I didn’t just want to serve you a hedonistic roundup of bars to hit and bottles to buy.
Mark Van Glad is growing barley and hops to pave the way for a truly New York beer.
Raw milk might be great-tasting and good for your health, but it’s still seriously inconvenient.
Good news for Morningside Heights: Michael Grady Roberson, the former farmer of Queens County Farm Museum (you can read about him in Edible Queens) has started selling at the Sunday Columbia Greenmarket on Broadway and W.115th Street, right outside the gates of Columbia University.
If you don’t have a place to escape to within this crazy city, Alison Schneider wants to introduce you to Haven’s Kitchen.
Monday night we’ll be getting down for a great cause at a fundraiser for the New Farmer Development Project, and you should too. Presented in partnership with Gourmet Latino, tickets are $75. What, you ask, is the NFDP? An inspiring Greenmarket effort, it helps immigrant farmers set up their own farms in the NYC area. (In-the-know urban eaters seek them out especially for seldom-seen herbs like papalo and pepiche.)
As we mentioned yesterday, GrowNYC is just beginning to hear about Irene-related damages from Greenmarket farmers throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Wind, water and flooding may not have affected us so much here in Manhattan, but they have taken their toll on many areas just outside of the city.
We haven’t yet had a chance to hit the Union Square Greenmarket — which opened as per its normal schedule this morning — so we’re wondering if any readers who have might fill us in on a crop report. Unlike farmers in Eastern North Carolina — who took a serious wallop to their fields — we’re hoping Irene spared our foodshed.
When city chefs boast about their Greenmarket bounty, they almost always mean the summery stash they scored at Union Square and schlepped across town…