More of What’s Good this March

A March madness of pizza, Montauk-themed menus, a CSA for beer and more.

We tend to be a little bossy here. First we tell you about all the events you should be attending. Now today we have a list of all the things you should be paying attention to. We’d apologize for our demands, but you know what? It’s all in your best interests. Trust.

  • We’re hiring! Join our ad sales team or our events team. Do it—we’re fun.
  • Tonight! Tickets are still on sale for our annual all-you-can-eat-and-drink event Good Spirits. There’s still time to join us!
  • The early bird ticket price—only $35—for June’s Food Loves Tech has been extended. Get yours here.
  • The Cleaver Co.—named 2015 Green Business of the Year—is hiring someone to manage their food and beverage kiosks.
  • Do you want to be an urban farm manager? The Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH) is hiring two, one for their plot in Bed-Stuy, the other in Far Rockaway. Email Regina Ginyard for more info: [email protected]
  • There’s a big march this afternoon to kick off a protest tour for the Immokalee agriculture workers. Find more information about today’s action here.
  • The LOADED cocktail passport is back—time to get drunk in style.
  • GrowNYC is doing their annual plant sale fundraiser. Order now, pick up in April or May.
  • Every Monday in March head to Seamore’s for Montauk Mondays, where you’ll have a chance to try the fish burger our staff is bonkers for. There’s also brews from Montauk Brewing.

TONIGHT: is pizza night! 7pm at Archestratus! Choose your toppings! Slice it up! #blueplatespecial #heartyfoods

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  • You should sign up for the Farm School NYC newsletter. Tons of cool agriculture-related events and classes and job listings on tap. Scroll to bottom of page to sign up.
  • Alta Editions has a rad new cookbook subscription service. We’re into it.
  • Early bird tickets are available for the Food Book Fair in May. Get it.
  • The pizza mavens at Franny’s are doing a crazed March madness of pizza thing next week. It’s guaranteed to be delicious.
  • The Natural Gourmet Institute is offering an intensive Food Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, starting at the end of March. 
  • Transmitter Brewing is offering a spring CSB (CSA, except beer). Sign up here.
  • Wanna join a free cookbook club? Edible Brooklyn favorite Archestratus Books is hosting regular meetups. Call 718-349-7711 for more details.

  • Some cool stats from our pals at Just Food: In 2015, they trained 80 new community chefs, 306 community advocates, and 102 educators. Taught 7,741 New Yorkers fundamental seasonal cooking and urban agriculture skills. Connected 800 local food and food justice advocates at their 2015 conference. Launched 3 new CSAs and 4 new community-led farmers’ markets. Made fresh, local produce available to 228,240 New Yorkers through their network of 27 farmers’ markets, 49 food pantries and 110 CSAs.
  • Got compost? If you want to set up a compost program in your hood, there are $750 grants available. Apply here.
  • We’re a big fan of the new German-style bakery Sweet & Salzig. Problem is, they only bake on certain special days. This Saturday, March 5, is one of them. Get on it!
  • The Culinary Historians of New York are accepting applications for their 2016 Scholars’ Grants, funded by the Julia Child Foundation. Apply here.
  • Hey chefs, can you cook duck like a boss? Competitors needed for Slow Food NYC’s Duck Off!
  • Looking to start a food business? You should apply for Brooklyn Library’s $15,000 small biz competition.
  • Through the end of this week, order from the wizards at Maple and you’ll get to try a phenomenal sounding menu from Dan Kluger, as well as help out the Cookies 4 Kids cancer-fighting initiative.
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Jesse Hirsch

Formerly the print editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan, Jesse Hirsch now works as the New York editor for GOOD magazine.