Tag Archives: food

9th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Impact of Pesticides on Human and Environmental Health
Join the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College for a presentation by Dr. Frederico Peres from the National School of Public Health in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. Peres will discuss the risk perception and risk communication regarding pesticide use in rural Brazil. Healthy Breakfast Will Be Served @ 8:30am, Talk at 9am Register here for […]
by julia
7th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food Waste in the City - Waste Not, Want Not
At this panel we will hear from experts working in the field in various capacities - academia, government, NGOs and practitioners at the corporate and the individual level. They will discuss their learnings and suggest actions we can take towards making our food waste foot print smaller. ‘When we throw away food, we’re also throwing away the land, water, and energy used to produce that food.’ That’s why it’s imperative to learn about food waste and take the necessary actions.
by Angie Koo
4th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Power of Community Gardens in New York City
The New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College is partnering with the New York City Community Garden Coalition to host a breakfast seminar exploring the power of community gardens in New York City. At the seminar, participants will learn about community gardens and their role in community and economic development; discuss the intersection between race, food, […]
by julia
24th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food Day: Campus Sustainability Month at The New School
Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. On October 24th meet some of the farmers, producers, and distributors whose foods are used in new School Dining. Swing by the Food Partners’ Fair to meet them one on one — and maybe try some samples! Then stick around for the round […]
by Lilas Randrianarivony
24th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Taste, Sip, Learn - Locavores!
Come enjoy some hand crafted drinks and small bites create by your local producers at one of our Aura Rated restaurants, Black Tree BK! Connect with the producers about their products on where, how, and when they were made, learn what it takes to be a farm-to-table restaurant from chef/owner Sandy!
by Angie Koo
19th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Urban Food Policy Forum: Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City
Urban agriculture is increasingly considered an important part of creating just and sustainable cities. Yet the benefits that many people attribute to urban agriculture—fresh food, green space, educational opportunities—can mask structural inequities, thereby making political transformation harder to achieve.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
8th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Harlem Harvest Festival
Join the community at Harlem Park to Park for day-long Harlem Harvest Festival! The event is an urban interpretation of a traditional “state fair” with fresh produce, breweries, prepared foods and harvest specialties.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
21st Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food Waste: Where Are We Now?
Food Waste has been a part of our vocabulary for several years now and we have reached momentum in the space. Come and join the dialogue with a leader in sustainability, a chef and a voice for the food insecure. We promise a lively discussion, thought provoking ideas and solutions to take back to your own kitchens.
by Angie Koo
13th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Dig! Plant! Grow! The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, Squash
Plants and imaginations grow at the Howell Family Garden, where kids are allowed!—no, encouraged!—to play in the dirt. Display gardens, such as the Global Gardens, Bean Tunnel and Salad Bowl, and daily interactive gardening activities delight and inspire. Drop-in activities end at 5:30 p.m. Photo Credit: New York Botanical Gardens
by Alex Reice
13th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future of Food: An Actionable Evening
Join us for an actionable evening with EWG Co-Founder Ken Cook & Functional Medicine Leader Frank Lipman, M.D all about diets, health and our food system !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
21st Aug 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Salsa Nights in Sunset Park
Industry City’s “Salsa Sunset Sundays” is bringing live music and dancing, family fun and a pop-up market to Sunset Park. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Attendees may bring their own snacks and drinks too.
by Marlyn Marrero
23rd Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Harlem Routes Family Scavenger Hunt
Spend a fun day with your family outside in a scavenger hunt through the Harlem Grown community gardens! Then enjoy a cooking class taught by Guest Chef George Duran at the Pono school.
by Alex Reice
23rd Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
High Line Honey Day
Treat yourself to a sweet snack featuring local honey from the High Line's acclaimed food vendors, including L'arte del Gelato, People's Pops, and Melt Bakery, located on the High Line at West 16th Street.
by colette
16th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food for the Soul: Self-Care and Social Justice in the South Bronx
The South Bronx Community Food Coalition invites you to our first conference, Food for the Soul: Self-Care and Social Justice in the South Bronx. Join us for a free day of facilitated workshops on how we can practice self-care as we strive to create changes in our food system and beyond.
by Angie Koo
27th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
GrowNYC Create Fair
Calling all DIY lovers! Come to GrowNYC's Create Fair to enjoy fun, hands-on activities including cooking demos, recycling games, nutrition education workshops, and making DIY seed planters.
by Alex Reice
26th Jun-11th Dec 2016
Plant-Based/Raw Food Demo
During our class, you will discover how to prepare Healthy, Delicious and well-balanced Plant based meals that will bring mealtime enjoyment and may add years to your life ! Starts June 26th then every second Sunday until December 11th, 2016 !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
25th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Battery Fair
For a fun weekend in The Battery's newest lawn, The Battery Oval, come to the Battery Fair. This event will showcase innovations in agriculture, horticulture, food, and craft, while supporting and connecting local entrepreneurs.
by Alex Reice
25th Jun-25th Jul 2016
Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays
Enjoy a pleasant Saturday morning outside in the Queens Botanical Garden learning about composting and having fun! Tasks include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting.
by Alex Reice