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Taste Our Local Harvest 2012!

by Slow Food Metro North on October 8, 2012

We’re ready for Taste Our Local Harvest 2012!   Tables are set, Farmers are staying up late and chefs are already preparing….the Biltmore Ball Room is almost ready… This Tuesday Oct. 9th 6-9pm Westchester Country Club  Make check-in even easier and get your tickets NOW!  www.foodbankforwestchester.com There’s no hotter place to be in the lower Hudson Valley [...]

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CONSCIOUSWINE ANNOUNCES FARM 2 TABLE WINE DINNERS

by Slow Food Metro North on September 26, 2012

CONSCIOUSWINE ANNOUNCES FARM 2 TABLE WINE DINNERS A series of dinners featuring local farms and spotlighting organic, biodynamic American wineries. ConsciousWine (www.consciouswine.com) today announced six farm-to-table wine dinners in Westchester and Fairfield County this September, October, November and December: Sat, Sept 29th, at Hilltop Hanover Farm, in Yorktown, at 6pm ($135pp) Sat, Oct 6th, at [...]

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Audubon Greenwich’s Summer Nature Film Series

by Slow Food Metro North on August 15, 2012

Co-Sponsored by Grassroots Environmental Education and Slow Food Metro North The eco-doc extravaganza continues at Audubon Greenwich and ends with a festive food inspired Art Reception paired with a duet of farm features! The ‘Audubon At Home’ Nature Film Series features 18 of the most innovative eco-documentaries created in recent years. Organized around three themes: Bird Conservation, Conservation [...]

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Slow Food Metro North Awards POUR the Snail of Approval

by Slow Food Metro North on June 28, 2012

(Mount Kisco, NY…June 11, 2012) - On Sunday July 1st, Mount Kisco’s POUR will be honored by Slow Food Metro North by receiving the “ Snail of Approval” Award at POUR   The Snail of Approval recognizes restaurants, purveyors and local agriculture advocates around the world who aspire to provide good, clean and fair food to their community. Slow Food Metro North has chosen to honor POUR with the [...]

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NY Locavore Challenge

by Slow Food Metro North on June 28, 2012

This September, NOFA-NY will host its 3rd Annual NY Locavore Challenge.  The NY Locavore Challenge is a first of its kind, month-long campaign aimed at engaging consumers across the state in actively supporting the local organic food movement. The Locavore challenge starts with the theory “vote with your dollar,” and takes it a few steps [...]

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Take Root: A Training for Garden Educators

by Slow Food Metro North on June 28, 2012

Join Us… July 6th and 7th, 2012 9:00 AM- 2:30 PM Locations July 6th- John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, 400 Jay St, Katonah, NY July 7th- Mt. Kisco Child Care Center, 95 Radio Circle Dr, Mt Kisco, NY

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Bee Works this Thursday

by Slow Food Metro North on April 25, 2012

Thursday April 26th at 6:30p.m. – At Groundowrks HV and Beczak Environment Center of Yonkers there will be a Bee Works! Thursday, April 26 6:15 -7:15 pm: $7 adults, $3 kids, Free for High School Students! YOH Honey – Keeping Bees in the City City-dwellers in New York City and beyond are starting to keep [...]

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Slow Food Metro North presents The Ark of Taste Honey Tasting

by Slow Food Metro North on April 6, 2012

Slow Food Metro North presents The Ark of Taste Honey Tasting at Red Bee Apiary, Weston, CT June 23, 2012 1p-3p Slow Food Metro North presents The Ark of Taste Honey Tasting at Red Bee Apiary Weston, CT Beekeeper, author and founder of Red Bee Honey, Marina Marchese, will present a tour of her Red [...]

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Don’t Be Fooled by GMOs – Sunday, April 1, 2012 at the Westport Inn 5:30pm to 6:30 Join leaders of the Right to Know CT campaign and several state lawmakers who support the bill at the April 1 “Don’t Be Fooled by GMOs” event at the Westport Inn (5:30p). Don’t miss this unique opportunity to [...]

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CT Leads the Charge for GMO Labeling

by Slow Food Metro North on March 6, 2012

Calling all CT members to help support getting this important bill passed. When one state passes this bill, other states will follow. Write your CT state legislators and ask them to support HB 5117, An Act Concerning Genetically-Engineered Foods. Most urgently, write your member of the Environment Committee currently reviewing the bill, asking him to support it and tell [...]

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