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 2009 McKinley Hightower-Beyah Awards with twenty-five of the city’s best restaurants. Each tasting will be paired with a local brew in conjunction with NY Craft Beer Week! Proceeds from the event will go toward furthering Just Food’s mission of creating a sustainable and just food system for all New York City residents. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. (Click the article to see more events)
New York Craft Beer Week
New York Craft Beer Week will be here all week, from September 11-22, and for friends of Just Food (that’s you!) there’s a special offer. Enter promotion code “justfood” when you order your NYC Beer Passport and save 15%. You’ll get discounts to select Beer Week events, and a pocket-sized guide to everything that’s happening.
Visit www.nycbeerweek.com/passport/ for more information.
Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
The last weekend of September marks the 20th anniversary of the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival. Created by Pat eppert of Shale Hil Farm and Herb Gardens, the festival was to promote her herb business and New York State Grown Garlic and has grown to over 50 vendors and over 70 types of garlic. The event takes place September 26 through 27 from 10 a.m. onward and is just $10!
For more information, and a full schedule of events, check out their website at: hvgf.org.