Steps from Union Square, at Grow NYC’s Project Farmhouse, Slow Food NYC is preparing to throw its annual fundraiser in honor of June Russell.
Amid the modern wheat-related gloom and doom, a small group of true believers have been working diligently to reconfigure our relationship with wheat.
With the announcement of the film, we revisited a conversation with the director of the Greenmarkets’ Regional Grain Project to learn more about our growing “grainshed.”
“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.”
Each year before the first frost wipes out the tomatoes of the season — and preferably before colder days and diminishing sun start to…