Maple Street School Gala

Our CSA host, the Maple Street School invites the PLG CSA to our annual fundraising Gala. This is the school’s most important fundraising event, with all proceeds going towards our operating budget. Come out, dance under the stars, enjoy the open bar and catered, gourmet food and meet fellow CSA members and Maple Street School […]

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Just Food Fundraiser at Whole Foods

Need to do some shopping? Stop by any Manhattan Whole Foods store on Wednesday April 9th, when five percent of their net sales will be donated to Just Food’s Fresh Food For All Program, which brings much needed locally grown produce into food pantries and soup kitchens in NYC. Last year, the Fresh Food For […]

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Compost in My Apartment? Really?

The average New York City household throws away two pounds of organic waste each day. This adds up to over one million tons of organic waste per year, most of which is transported to landfills. The transportation of waste is very expensive and causes pollution. When organic waste is buried in landfills, it is cut […]

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Free ‘Food for Thought’ Film Screenings

The second annual Food For Thought Film Festival is coming up in April. This year’s program will include three feature films: King Corn, Life and Debt, and Black Gold. There will also be a screening of the trailer for Asparagus: Stalking the American Life, an excerpt from Birdsong and Coffee, and other short films. The […]

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Just Food’s CSA in NYC Conference

Just Food will be holding their annual CSA in NYC conference on Saturday, March 29th. * Come together with over 100 CSA members and regional farmers. * Choose from a variety of informative and dynamic workshop topics. * Share best-practices. * Have your questions answered by our farmer panel. * Network at our end-of-day CSA […]

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Kate’s Renegade Aboveground Kitchen

One of our CSA members has started up a cool new dining experiment in the neighborhood. Here’s what she has to say about it… “I am starting an exciting venture here in NY, one that’s been talked about and tossed around and fried in the cast iron many times. For several years, friends have been […]

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Sustainable Market this Sunday

New Amsterdam Public — the proposed, year-round sustainable market to be housed at the old Fulton Fish Market — will be holding a trial-run called Wintermarket on Sunday Dec 16th. Purveyors, butchers, fishmongers, farmers and cheesemakers will all be on hand, selling food grown within a 500-mile radius like meat from a whole black angus […]

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Super Sustainable Supper Club Celebration

Green Edge Collaborative is throwing a party! Sunday, December 16, at 6:00pm Rebar, 147 Front Street, in DUMBO Free and open to the public. Join The Green Edge Collaborative in celebration of its first birthday AND the holidays at Rebar, one of Brooklyn’s best community driven fun-spots. Festivities will include: THE SUPPER CLUB POTLUCK DINNER […]

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Get Rid of Your Electronic Junk Responsibly

Below are some upcoming dates for electronic waste recycling events in Brooklyn sponsored by the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Habana Outpost: Fulton Street @ South Portland Ave, Ft Greene Saturday November 24 from 10am to 4pm Sunday November 25 from 10am to 4pm Monday November 26 from 4pm-7pm PS 321: 7th Avenue between 1st […]

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Garden to Plate Workshop in Bed Stuy

This isn’t in PLG, but it might be interesting see what other Brooklyn neighborhoods are doing with community gardens. Does anyone know what the story is with our community garden on Lincoln Rd? It’s always closed whenever I walk by. The Hattie Carthan Community Garden invites you to attend a garden to plate cooking demonstration/workshop […]

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