In August all of Hudson Clove’s 22 strains of 8 varieties of garlic will be available for purchase through the website or at the New Amsterdam Market.
American cheese used to mean bright orange, plastic-wrapped slices of questionable texture. Thanks to a pioneering young woman from Chicago, domestic fromage has seriously improved its reputation in recent years.
If you missed Gabrielle Langholtz, our editor-in-chief, on Fox News this morning talking about maple syrup–how it’s harvested in our foodshed, how to cook with it, how this has been one of the shortest seasons in recent history–take a look-see right here.
Just because winter has set in doesn’t mean all signs of life have disappeared from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden–in fact, nothing could be farther from the truth. Especially on Friday, February 10 from 8pm to midnight, when you can be transported to Latin America at LUSH, an evening of tastes and sounds (and dancing) in celebration of BBG’s collection of 6,000 (and counting) tropical orchids.
This Saturday, January 21st, from 10:30 am to 5:45 pm, make yourself a some lunch and get comfortable in front of your computer for TEDxManhattan’s “Changing the Way We Eat,” a live simulcast from the TimesCenter in Times Square. Twenty speakers who know more than a thing or two about the subject of sustainable eating and farming (including Mitchell Davis, the Executive Vice President of the James Beard Foundation, Michelle Hughes, the Director of GrowNYC’s New Farmer Development Project, and Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States) will explore a variety of issues, and talk about our choices and their consequences.
Sadly we can’t claim Anson Mills as our own local producer, but we’re damn proud to eat the product all the same. Owner Glenn Roberts, the South Carolina miller who runs the company, has got to be one of the most cutting-edge guys in the country when it comes to finding, sourcing and saving heirloom and artisanal grains like corn, wheat and rice–including many varieties that were nearly impossible to find.
Foragers and fans of Prospect Park’s ravine know wet fall weather has led to a bumper crop of mushrooms, so much so that the New York Times City Room asked readers to send in photos of their finds. They tapped mycologist and New Yorker Gary Lincoff–he’s the author of the Audubon Society’s Field Guide to North American Mushrooms–to ID them, and the 19 photos from his first fascinating report are now up online right here.
It ain’t over till it’s over, sister. There is still gardening to be done. September has been weird, in terms of weather. And who…
Until now Brooklyn’s Heritage Foods only sold its meats directly to chefs and restaurants or online, serving as broker between small family farms who can’t afford to process their proteins and city customers who want sustainably sourced meat. Last week they moved into real brick and mortar digs, in what used to be Jeffrey’s Meat Market in the Essex Street Market.
I’m not sure what seems to change faster–the procession of in-season veggies that are now marching through our kitchen (cukes, corn, beans, the first…
Vermont in summers is like what the season is meant to be: Breezy and warm, all dappled sun from those green, green trees. So…
The photos on the storefront of the new member-owned Greene Hill Food Co-op are comprised of people from its surrounding communities, signifying the co-op’s desire…