Why New York’s junior senator could be the best hope for our nation’s broken food policy.
Sure it’s technically only a few subway stops away, but sometimes for Manhattanites, it seems like Brooklyn might as well be located in Connecticut or New Jersey. Now, at long last, our friends across the river won’t even have to make the trek over here to enjoy Union Market, our borough’s beloved purveyor of all things delicious.
For the second year, Local Roots NYC is offering a Pop Up Thanksgiving CSA–basically all the fresh, local goodness of your usual farmshare, but with a special, bigger selection of ingredients curated for Turkey Day.
Free-range New Yorkers.
We’re working on making a list of the best CSA’s in the city. What’s yours and why do you love it?
In our latest issue, Ann Monroe introduces us to BrightFarms, the company planning to grow a million pounds of produce a year in a 2-acre, state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse on a warehouse rooftop in Sunset Park. Read the story for more on the plan to bring hyperlocal veggies to the Borough of Kings.
For Independence Day menu inspiration, consider “The Kindest Cut of Meat is Ground,” in today’s Times, where I argue that ground is “the most sustainable, economical, gastronomically flexible and morally responsible cut of meat.”
Five hundred and ninety-six acres is the area of vacant city-owned lots in Brooklyn
And vice versa.
Each $198 share is 12 lbs of wild sockeye caught by hand in small, 20-foot-long boats by a Brooklyn winemaker and his family and delivered as vacuum-sealed and flash frozen, hand-cut fillets.
With help from NY1, we’ve got a sneak peek video tour of the construction of the Ur-BARN being raised at the Great GoogaMooga, two-day food and music fest produced by Superfly Presents that’s taking over the Neathermead in Prospect Park.
Farm Share is offering a special offer for Edible Brooklyn readers: The first 10 to sign up will get $40 off a organic CSA share that comes with Brooklyn home delivery.