Fall Events: November 16, Hot Bread Kitchen

Hot Bread Kitchen, a social-purpose bakery in New York City founded by Jessamyn Waldman, employs local, immigrant women who bake traditional recipes using local, organic ingredients. They’ve just moved to a new factory and they run a bike-powered grinder. They are having their first fundraiser. The evening will feature wines from leading female winemakers and […]

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Stuff To Do This Weekend

If your weekends are starting to slow down now that summer is officially over, check out the ArtMart this Saturday on Lincoln Road between Flatbush and Ocean.  There will be crafts to buy, Maple Street is having the annual fundraiser tag sale and if you haven’t already, you can check out the murals on Flatbush […]

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Fall Panels, Workshops, and Community Events: September/Early October

There are many food justice events going on this week and next! Various dates, places and times: Brooklyn Food Coalition Neighborhood Meetings Thursday, September 24, 2009 Tomatoes: The Late Blight Catastrophe, the Controversies, the Culinary Joys Friday, October 2, 2009: Slow Food for the Urban Kitchen: Nourishing Local Food from the Slow Cooker Saturday, October […]

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Tour de Farms in Upstate New York on October 11, 2009

Tour de Farms is a unique eco-tourist event that will promote local farms in the Hudson Valley on October 11, 2009 through a unique bicycle tour. The bike tour will consist of several routes of varying length throughout southern Ulster County’s scenic farms and farm stands.  After the tour, a gathering at Phillies Bridge Farm […]

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Solar Powered Film Festival

I meant to post this last week, but I forgot. All is not lost though… the Solar Powered Film Festival is continuing for a couple more weeks with four more FREE outdoor screenings of environmental documentaries at Stuyvesant Cove Park. Check it out! Th Sep 17 – A Sea Change Fr Sep 18 – The […]

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Just Food and Area Events in September

Several food-related events are happening in September. Let Us Eat Local Just Food, New York City’s food justice and advocacy organization (and coordinator of CSAs in NYC among other things) has their annual fundraiser, Let Us Eat Local, tomorrow, September 16, at Prince George Hotel Ballroom. They will celebrate our honorees and recipients of the […]

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New Farmers’ Market Opens in Manahattan

New Amsterdam Market will inaugurate its first season of monthly, one-day markets on Sunday, September 13, 2009, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The markets will take place on South Street, between Beekman Street and Peck Slip in Lower Manhattan, and will also convene at the same time and location on the following Sundays, October […]

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Just Food’s Let Us Eat Local Gala and Award Ceremony

Tickets are now available for the second annual Just Food Let Us Eat Local Gala and Award Ceremony, a fundraiser that helps support their programs. More than 30 chefs from NYC’s finest restaurants will be serving up 100% local food paired with local craft beers. The McKinley Hightower-Beyah Awards will honor farmers, organizations, journalists, and […]

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