A few months back we asked you, dear readers, to cast your votes for your local heroes–the farmer who brings the crispest asparagus and best grassfed beef to market, the restaurant with the stellar local wine list, or that non-profit fighting to improve school food. At long last, the results are in.
Tag: Brooklyn Grange Farm
Hungry? Our events calendar is packed full of Edible events around the city, like today’s Honey Day at the Highline where you can watch bees making the sweet stuff and sample honey from the best beekeepers in the city. Plus, kids can learn how to make their own honey-granola topped parfait. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Last week’s winner in our series of weekly reader contests is Sabrina Korber, who told us about her favorite seafood market (see her wise words below). Each week we choose one winner from comments on both Edible Brooklyn.com and Edible Manhattan.com, and this time Korber scored a Bodum Coffee press. This week’s contest winner will take home The New York Foodie special, which is a triple shot: A year’s subscription to Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn and Edible East End, which covers the Long Island coastline. Here’s how to enter….
With help from Laena McCarthy, who runs Brooklyn’s Anarchy in a Jar, head Brooklyn Grange farm guy Ben Flanner uses tomatillos, chiles and an surprising selection of herbs from his Long Island City fields to create salsa verde that’s bright, layered with flavor and utterly fantastic. Damn, is this stuff good.