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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: July 20th – July 26th

August 4, 2015


What we’re reading this week- Current events in food+ food for thought!

>Good food vs Big Food – POLITICO tackles the lobbying side of the never-ending tale of David and Goliath. Read the full story here.
>Hospital-run farms – what a refreshing idea! 
>The egg shortage + how bakers are getting creative with replacements.

National Event Pick:

Wed, August 5th, 12PM- 1PM ET
Online Webinar

Exclusive Webinar Series: Bucket Brigades and the Fight Against Hunger

This installment of FoodTank’s Webinar series will feature the anti-hunger movement’s Joel Berg in with a 30 minute presentation, followed by 15 mins of Q&A.  Join to learn more about hunger, why it exists, solutions, and roadblocks. Free to register!

NYC Events:

1. Tues, August 4th, 6:30PM to 8PM
Magnolia Bakery| 200 Columbus Ave. at 69th St.| Manhattan
Magnolia Bakery: Filled Cupcakes

A class where you will learn how to make some of Magnolia Bakery’s favorite filled cupcakes, including truffle cupcakes with chocolate filling and coconut cupcakes with lemon cream filling. The $60 ticket will get you  six of the cupcakes you decorate to take home, sprinkles, an at-home starter kit, Magnolia Bakery tote bag and more.

2. Tues, August 4th, 7PM-8:30PM
The Homestead| 67 Irving Pl.| Manhattan
Cheeses of Ireland and Britain

Let’s get cheesy. Join for a class (and tasting!) of cheeses from Ireland and Britain, associated with great pride and tradition.  Tickets are $65 (give the cheese, get the cheese). 

3. Wed, August 5th, 5PM to 10PM
J’eatJet?| 685 5th Ave.| Brooklyn

Crab Boil!

All you can eat Blue Crabs! Join for a night of delicious local seafood (the rest of their menu is locally farmed,  thumbs up!).  $40 per person includes sides & dessert, and there will be bar specials throughout the evening.

4. Sat, August 8th, 5PM to 9PM
East River Park | 24-20 FDR Drive, Enter at East 23rd St.| Manhattan
Cookout NYC’s Ciderfeast

Party on the East River with more than a dozen cider makers pouring 30+ of the best regional, national, and European ciders. The ciders will be perfectly paired with outdoor grillables and live folk music.  General admission is $60. 

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: July 20th – July 26th

July 22, 2015

1. Mon, July 20th- Fri, August 14th

NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Summer Restaurant Week is here!  Get three courses for a $25 lunch and a $38 dinner at some of the city’s best restaurants.  The perfect excuse to make a reservation at that restaurant you’ve been dying to try! 

2. Wed, July 22nd, 6:30PM to 8PM

ABC Carpet & Home | 888 Broadway | Manhattan

Enlightened Eaters with Candice Kumai

Join for an intimate conversation with Candice Kumai to celebrate the launch of her book Clean Green Eats.  Candice is a four-time bestselling author, chef, and health journalist, as well as E! News’ resident food and health expert and the cohost of the food special, Food Envy. Hosted by the James Beard Foundation, Natural Gourmet Institute, Slow Food NYC & ABC HOME- tickets are free!

3. Wed, July 22nd, 7PM to 9:30PM

LMHQ | 150 Broadway, 20th Floor | Manhattan

Restaurant Tech: From Souring to Reservations

Enjoy a Food+Tech Meetup with leading experts about how technology is rapidly transforming the restaurant industry. Presenters from BentoBox, Improvonia, Reserve, Dig Inn, and Bite will share insights about what makes their tech and business model unique, as well as lessons learned.  Tickets are $20.   

4. Fri, July 24th, 8PM to 10:30PM


Friday CENA Secret Supper Club

Looking for an exciting and different food event? Buy a ticket for One Night Only, a pop-up dinner series from CENA, and the secret dinner location will be revealed upon ticket purchase.  There will be a multicourse menu by our featured chefs, plus beverage pairings.  Tickets are $125 per person for food, beverage, and service, but use the Foodstand code: FOODSTANDVIP for a discount!

5. Sat, July 25th, 12PM to 7PM

Queens Botanical Garden | 43-50 Main St. | Flushing, Queens

Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest

Beer lovers rejoice! Join for a day at the beautiful Queens Botanical Garden, with beer choices from local and international breweries, as well as food and live music.  There will be dual tasting sessions, from 12pm-3pm or 4pm-7pm. Tickets are $35 before July 24th, $50 at the door. 

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Your Weekly Guide to Good food: July 13th – July 19th

July 15, 2015

1. Mon, July 13th- Fri, July 17th

NYC Cocktail Week
NYC Cocktail Week is back! With $4 specialty drinks or appetizers at bars all over Manhattan, you’re sure to get a great deal.  Enjoy a signature cocktail at one of your favorite spots and cool down those hot summer nights! 

2. Wed, July 15th, 7PM 

92nd St. Y | Lexington Ave. at 92nd St.| Manhattan
Dumplings: A Global History
Have you ever found yourself wondering about the difference between a gnocchi, pierogi, or wonton? Join Barbara Gallani to learn about all different types of dumplings and their cultures, and then enjoy a tasting! Tickets are $35.

3. Wed, July 15th, 7PM to 9PM

Irving Farm Training Lab | 151 West 19th St., 6th Floor| Manhattan
Summer Series: Beat the Heat with Irving Farm Coffee
Loving your cold coffee drinks? Learn about cold brew, iced pour over, coffee cocktails, and coffee dessert blends from the masters at Irving Farm.  $15 for Slow Food Members, $20 for non-members. 

4. Thurs, July 16th, 7PM to 10PM

The Farm on Kent | 320 Kent Ave. | Brooklyn
Food Karma Feasts: Pit n’ Whiskey at The Farm on Kent 
A new farm-to-table style dining series from Food Karma Projects! Food Karma Feasts pairs award-winning chefs with New York State farms to prepare seasonally fresh and creative dishes with locally sourced ingredients.  This all-inclusive event features Pitmaster Robbie Richter grilling up a variety of locally sourced meats.  The $85 ticket includes food, craft beer, wine, spirits, and free music- enjoyed at communal dining tables, cafe tables, or the lush waterfront lawn!

5. Sat, July 18th, 1PM to 7PM

Bay Ridge | Brooklyn
Bay Ridge Immersion 
Join for a day of drinking, shopping, eating, and playing by the water in Bay Ridge.  Presented by Brooklyn Based and Brooklyn Brewery as part of the 2015 Immersion Series- Tickets are $25, which will get you access to a Brooklyn Brewery beer at four bars, lunch, a chunk of Walking Around Money (WAM) to unlock shopping discounts, drink specials, and more.

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: July 6th – July 12th

July 6, 2015

1. Tues, July 7th, 6PM to 8PM | Magnolia Bakery| 200 Columbus Ave (at 69th St.) | Manhattan
Magnolia Bakery: Classic Cake Icing

From the famous Magnolia Bakery! Learn how to make a beautiful 6″ 2-layer cake with vanilla buttercream. Plus, take home the cake you decorated, Magnolia’s vanilla cake and buttercream recipes, an at-home icing starter kit, and more. Tickets are $75. 

2. Wed, July 8th, 6PM to 8PM | Brooklyn Grange Navy Yard Farm | Clinton Ave. at Flushing Ave  | Brooklyn
Intro to Beekeeping
Now more than ever, bees are having a moment in the sun for their importance in pollinating the plants that produce our food. Head Apiarist at the Grange, Chase Emmons will talk about just WHY these honeybees are so important, explain the tools of the trade, and the basics of getting started with your own hive. From there, you’ll suit up and get to observe a hive-check to see what a healthy hive looks like! Tickets are $45.

3. Fri, July 10th, 6:30PM – 10:00PM | Glynwood | Glynwood Road | Cold Spring, NY
Glynwood Farm Dinner
Looking to get out of the city on Friday? Head up to Glynwood, less than 90 minutes outside of Manhattan for Farm Dinner featuring a vegetarian meal prepped by Guest Chef Agnes Devereux of the Village Tea Room. Glynwood is a agricultural nonprofit supporting Hudson Valley farming since 1993. 

4. Sat, July 11th, 2PM – 5PM |  The Maille Boutique | 185 Columbus Ave. | Manhattan
Bastille Day Weekend – Free French Cooking Lesson and Tasting
Bastille Day is July 14th, so obviously you need to prepare! Celebrate your inner gourmet with a complimentary cooking lesson and tasting of French classics, like Tarte à la Tomate. French cookbook author Cécile Delarue will share tips for creating easy yet delicious recipes, accompanied by Maille Mustard Sommelier Pierette Huttner, who will reveal all the facets of a French essential: Dijon mustard.

5. Sun, July 12th 12PM-2PM | Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club | 514 Union St. | Brooklyn
Brooklyn Ice Cream Takedown 
Unlimited ice cream alert! This is not a test! Avoid the summer heat and the Sunday scaries with ice cream made by Brooklyn’s finest home chefs.  The Brooklyn ice cream warriors will also compete for prizes.  Tickets are $20.  

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food June 22nd – June 28th

June 22, 2015

Here are this week’s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

But First: Our next Foodstand Spotlight is Monday, July 6th. Grab your seat today

1. Tues, June 23rd, 5:30PM – 10:30PM | Blue Water Grill | 31 Union Square West | Manhattan
Sustainable Seafood Week NYC Gala
Kick off the week with the Gala hosted by Blue Water Grill. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fishermen from the New York City region and renowned chefs including Rick Moonen, David Santos, Sam Talbot as well as Blue Water Grill’s Luis Jaramillo and Sam Hazen who cook with the catch. Dine on their delicious creations.

2. Wed, June 24th, 6:00PM – 8:00PM | Jimmy’s No. 43 | 43 E. 7th St. | Manhattan
Jimmy’s Cocktail Classics – Kings County Distillery
Come mingle, taste, and learn the tricks of the cocktail making trade at this monthly series of spirits sampling events at Jimmy’s No. 43.  This session of “Cocktail Classics” will feature Kings County Distillery, New York City’s oldest operating whiskey distillery, the first since prohibition, and will be led by master blender, Nicole Austin. Tickets are $10. Proceeds benefit Slow Food NYC and its activities to grow a better food system in NY. 

3. Thurs, June 25th, 7:00PM | 92Y | 1395 Lexington Ave. | Manhattan
Drink like (M)ad Men and Women
Find out what ad men and women actually drank in the 1960s and whether the show’s depiction of imbibing is historically correct. You’ll also, of course, taste some delicious era-appropriate whiskies and cocktails while learning, through a visual history, how savvy marketers changed how we drink. Tickets are $35. Cheers!. 

4. Fri, June 26th, 4PM – 8PM |Union Square Green Market | 14th street and Broadway | Manhattan
Seafood Fest Night Market
GrowNYC will be serving up local seafood in the park at the Union Square Greenmarket. Return after work for more delicious fish, live music, and a beer and wine garden. Access is free and open to the public. Food and drink will be available for sale at restaurant booths.

5. Sat, June 27th, 9:30AM – 6PM | Pick up at Kimmel Center | 60 Washington Sq. South | Manhattan
Cherry and Raspberry Picking in the Hudson Valley
Take a ride out of the city and spend that day at Fishkill Farms picking perfectly-ripe cherries and raspberries, enjoying a picnic in the sun, tasting local hard ciders, and taking a hayride tour of the farm. During a hayride tour of the farm you’ll cover 20 acres of diverse vegetable plantings, sprawling apple orchards, several berry patches, three greenhouses, and pasture-raised hens. Use the code Foodstand25 to save $25.

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food – June 15th – 21st

June 15, 2015

Here are this week’s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

1. Mon, June 15th, 7PM-9PM | McCarren Hotel Rooftop Lounge | 160 North 12th St, Williamsburg | Brooklyn
The Fourth Annual Spirits of New York
Keep your spirits high! Join the only event featuring Spirits exclusively made in NY.  There will be vodka, shine, white brandy, rye, Bourbon and gin from selected regional producers served- most ingredients grown and produced in NY, otherwise, fair/direct traded. Taste some of the best booze in the state and also meet their makers. Hosted by Slow Food NYC and the McCarren Hotel, food available for purchase. Tickets are $40 general admission ($30 for Slow Food Members). 

2. Tues, June 16th, 6:30PM-9PM | R/GA Accelerator | 353 W 39th St, 3rd Floor | Manhattan 
How Nutrition Tech Personalizes Eating: Food+ Tech Meetup
Join for a panel and networking with the startups that are leveraging technology to make food choices healthier, more transparent and personalized.  Presentations and Q&A with Edamam, Ingredient 1, Power Supply, How Good, and Meals to Heal.  Networking, nibbles from Ox Verte, Meal Maison,  Brewla, and Krunch Kitchen, plus beer and wine before and after the presentation.  Tickets are $20.

3. Wed, June 17th, 7PM-9PM | The Martha Washington Hotel banquet space | 29 East 29th St. | Manhattan
Chef to Chef: Real Talk
Calling those who want to start a culinary career or take theirs to the next level! Join for an open panel, networking, and shift drinks on the house! The Executive Chefs and Chefs de Cuisine of Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group will have a panel discussion around what it takes to succeed in the panel industry today. 

4. Sat, June 20th and Sun, June 21st | 10AM- 6PM | Brooklyn Expo Center | 72 Noble St. | Brooklyn 
The Seed Experience 2015: 4th Annual Food & Lifestyle Expo
A two-day festival focusing on living a healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly lifestyle. There will be over 100 exhibitors of leading national brands and best-of-class local merchants sampling, selling, and showcasing their products and services.  Experience workshops, cooking demonstrations, and presentations from top chefs, world-renowned speakers, doctors, nutritionists, and champion athletes. Plus, award-winning films screenings and Q&A with the director.  Tickets are $30 for a day pass, or $50 for a weekend pass. 

5. Sun, June 21st, 12PM- 3PM | Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm | 307 Flint St, Greenport | Long Island
Oyster Farm Tour and Tasting
Curious about where oysters come from? Take a tour of Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm with Julie Qiu from In A Half Shell in Greenport on Sun 6/21 and enjoy a magnificent oyster, wine and French sausage lunch afterwards. You’ll be able to meet veteran oyster farmers Mike and Isabel Osinski, try their oysters and see the operation up close. Part of Sustainable Seafood Week NYC- Tickets are $75, which includes tour & lunch.

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: June 8th – June 16th

June 9, 2015

Here are this week‘s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

1. Mon, June 8th, 7PM-9PM | Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen | 112 Lincoln Ave (between Bruckner Blvd& E 134th St | Bronx
The Bronx Slur- Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen

Slow Food NYC’s monthly happy hour! Free and open to everyone.  This month’s is hosted at Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen, one of NY Magazine’s picks for “Best Bronx Bar.” Charlie’s features Southern-influenced cuisine with locally sourced ingredients from Hunt’s Point Market and South Bronx farmers market.  Find them in the back room- there will be $5 draft beer, house wine, and well cocktails until 8PM.  

2. Tues, June 9th, 6:30PM-8:30PM | Brooklyn Grange Flagship Farm in Long Island City | 37-18 Northern Blvd | Queens 
Fresh Cheesemaking with Sprout Creek Farm 
Ricotta be kidding me! Come learn the basics of cheesemaking, from pasture to plate, led by Allison Toepp of Sprout Creek Farm.  Then,  try your hand at whipping up a fresh batch of ricotta to take home, and finish class by sampling some of Sprout Creek Farm’s aged cheeses. Tickets are $40.

3. Fri, June 12th, 6:30PM-9PM | Brooklyn Grange Farm @Brooklyn Navy Yard | Flushing Ave. & Clinton Ave. | Brooklyn
Summer Cooking with Local Creative
Join Local Creative for a night on the Brooklyn Grange rooftop, where you will learn about seasonal produce and urban farming.  The night will include a walking tour of the farm, a raw foods meal prepared together with produce from the farm, and a refreshing sorrel popsicle at sunset. The menu will consist of a shiso, avocado & citrus salad over arugula, accompanied by a summer grain salad featuring mint, radishes, and pea shoots. Tickets are $75. 

4. Sat, June 13th | 1PM- 5PM | Online Webinar
Crowdfunding for Food Entrepreneurs: Webinar/ E-course

This course will be run as a webinar on June 13th from 1pm to 5pm- if you cannot make that, you can take the course at your own pace starting on June 17th.  This course will teach you everything you need to know to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign for your food startup projects.  Learn from Lisa Q. Fetterman, who has raised over $1.3 million for her sous vide startup, Nomiku, through two Kickstarter campaigns.  The course is $99. 

5. Sat, June 13th, 1PM- 5PM | Lavender Lake | 383 Carroll St. | Brooklyn
World Gin Day Festival

Ginthusiasts rejoice! The first annual World Gin Day Festival is here! Join for a tasting of 20+ gins, as well as speciality cocktails.  Tickets are $60 for the public. 

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: June 1st – June 6th

June 1, 2015

Here are this week’s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Two Foodstand Events this Week! 

Reminder: Spotlight Event TONIGHT!
Reserve a spot for free with the code: FOODSTANDBETA.
Can’t join us in person? We’ll be live-streaming so you can participate from wherever you are. RSVP here to join the live stream. 

Whether you have butter on your fingers, you’re about to dive into your dish at dimly lit restaurant, or you’re running through the market, capturing your favorite food moments isn’t always a breeze. Join us and Foodstander Evi Abeler for a VIRTUAL workshop on how to take great food photos – tips from a pro, for the everyday eats.

1. Tues, June 2nd @7PM| 92nd St Y| Lexington Ave at 92nd St| Manhattan
Chris Fischer and Michael van Valkenburg on Food, Farming, and Creativity
Join Chef Chris Fischer, who grew up farming on Martha’s Vineyard and authoredThe Beetlebung Farm Cookbook, and Michael Van Valkenburg, landscape architect who was raised on a dairy farm in the Catskills, for a talk on the challenges and rewards of small-scale New England cultivation. Chris Fischer will be signing copies of The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook.  Part of Kitchen Arts & Letters Series, tickets are $30.

2. Wed, June 3rd @6:30PM|The Tenement Museum| 103 Orchard St at Delancey St| Manhattan 
Tenement Talks: Vegetarian Cooking: Past and Present
Calling all vegetarians and those who love to cook for them! Join for a talk comparing vegetarianism of the past to today, along with a tasting from the Vilna Vegetarian cookbook, originally published in 1938.  The book’s translator, Eve Jochnowitz, and neighborhood vegetarian restaurateur, Amanda Cohen (Dirt Candy), will be interviewed by culinary historian Jane Ziegelman.  Tasting by historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman.  This event is free and seats are first come, first served. Doors open at 6pm.

3. Thurs, June 4th @ 7PM| 92nd St Y| 92nd St at Lexington Ave|Manhattan
Straight Up Recipes and Lore: Negroni vs Old-Fashioned
Calling our drink connoisseurs for a talk on the histories of two of the world’s most iconic drinks.  It will be led by Gary Regan, author of The Negroni: Drinking to La Dolce Vita, and Robert Simonson, author of The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World’s First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and Lore.  Both will be signing copies after the event.  Part of the Kitchen Arts & Letters series, tickets are $35.

4. Sat, June 6th| 10AM to 5PM| Industry City| 241 37th St.| Brooklyn
CoffeeOne: New York Coffee Week
Coffee before talkie! Wake up on Saturday morning and celebrate New York Coffee Week.  CoffeeOne is a day to gather world-class vendors and avid consumers who support the New York coffee industry.  Featuring local coffee samples, beer and food vendors, music, a latte art competition, and more!

5. Sat, June 6th, 12PM-5PM| Historic Richmond Town| 441 Clarke Ave| Staten Island
Enjoy a Saturday stroll through the historic town with samples from local chefs.  Traditional recipes, fine wines, American dishes, and ethnic flavors are sure to make for a tasty day. Tickets are $35 for adults, $10 for children at the door- $28 adult tickets online until two days before.

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: May 25th – May 31st

May 25, 2015

Two Upcoming Foodstand Events:

Monday, June 1st – Our next Foodstand Spotlight in partnership with Slow Money NYC. If you can’t make it in person, join us virtually by RSVP’ing here. 6:30PM – 8:30PM EST.

Friday, June 5th – We’re hosting a FREE virtual workshop on how to take great food photos – pro tips from Foodstander Evi Abeler for the non-pro. 1pm – 2pm EST. RSVP to join. 

1. Mon, May 25th @12PM | Birds & Bubbles | 100 Forsyth St. | Manhattan
Memorial Day the Southern Way: Low Country Boil
Spend your Memorial Day the Southern way! Join Chef Sarah Simmons for a day soaking in the sun over a table loaded with shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, slaw, and more.  The party will be outside (weather permitting) on the beautiful patio of her restaurant, Birds & Bubbles. The tickets are $95, which will get you snacks, starters, the Low country Boil, dessert, and three different types of sparkling wines & champagnes.

2. Tues, May 26th, 7PM-9PM | Runner&Stone | 285 Third Ave | Brooklyn
Slow Food NYC’s Monthly  Happy Hour- The Brooklyn Slur, Runner&Stone
A fun, informal happy hour, and also a chance to talk to the leadership of Slow Food NYC! This month’s is hosted by Runner&Stone, the neighborhood bakery, restaurant, and bar, with a menu focused on local, seasonal ingredients that grown, produced, packaged, and transported in a responsible manner.  Free and open to all!

3. Tues, May 26th @ 7:30PM | Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space | 2537 Broadway at 95th St | Manhattan
Five Boroughs Food Talk: Markets
Come celebrate the revival of the NYC marketplace in a building that was once Astor Market- a classical emporium of produce, fish and meat.  Join host Gabriella Gershenson and  guests including Gabrielle Langholtz, editor in chief of Edible Manhattan and author of The New Greenmarket Cookbook, Meredith Tenhoor, Associate Professor at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture, Eli Zabar of Eli’s Manhattan and many markets and restaurants of the Upper East Side, and Jessamyn Rodriguez of Hot Bread Kitchen for a great talk.  Tickets are $15.

4. Wed, May 27th | 7PM to 9:30PM | Brooklyn Winery | 213 North 8th St | Brooklyn
Food+Tech MeetUp: The Business of On Demand Food
Have you been fascinated by the bustling world of startups that deliver cooked meals, recipe kits, and groceries on demand? Join for a panel about insights on business models, technologies, and lessons learned from the leaders of Munchery NYC, Instacart NYC, DoorDash NYC, and GoodMeal. There will be networking and snacks from Munchery, GoodMeal, and Ox Verte and drinks from Drizly before the presentations at 7:30pm, and afterwards! Tickets are $20.

5. Sat, May 30th, 10AM-12PM | Counter Culture NY Training Venue | 376 Broome St. | Manhattan
Sustainable Spring Open House at Counter Culture
Join for a lovely Saturday morning with great coffee and speakers from Counter Culture and Gowanus Cancal Conservancy talking about their organizations’ sustainability efforts.  Sustainable Spring is an opportunity to make tangible connections between the global issues in coffee-producing communities  and the communities where our employees, our families, and our customers live.

Event Guide

Your Weekly Guide to good Food: May 18th – May 24th

May 18, 2015

We hope to see you at our next Foodstand Spotlight with Slow Money NYC on Monday, June 1st. Reserve a spot with the discount code: FOODSTANDFRIEND. Can’t join us in person? We’ll be live-streaming so you can participate from wherever you are. RSVP here to join the live stream. 

And now, onto our show…
1. Tues, May 19th, 7PM | Room & Board NY | 236 West 18th Street | Manhattan
Book signing with Carla Hall
Swing by to see our friends at Room & Board for Carla Hall’s book signing for her book Cooking with Love, now out in paperback.

2. Wed, May 20th, 6:30PM | Impact Hub NY | 394 Broadway, 5th floor | Manhattan
TECH TO TABLE: Innovations in a Sustainable Food Value Chain
Foodstand will join Food+Tech Connect, Clean Plates, Modern Meadow, and Barnraiser to discuss innovative ways to bring us back to a better food system. The panel will cover direct-to-consumer platforms that democratize sustainable food, enabling better access and transparency for all. The event is organized by the Sustainable Business Committee at Columbia Business School.

3. Wed, May 20th, 6PM-8PM | Jimmy’s No. 43 | 43 East 7th St | Manhattan
Jimmy’s Cocktail Classics- Town Branch Bourbon
Our friends at Jimmy’s 43 are back in business after the tragic East Village Fire. Swing by for a tasting of Town Branch Bourbon and a lesson in cocktail-making. Proceeds from this event will support Slow Food NYC.

4. Thurs, May 21st, 9AM – 7PM | BakeSpace, INC |  873 Broadway, Suite 301 | Manhattan
TechMunch NYC Food Blogger Conference
TECHmunch is the traveling conference that helps food and lifestyle bloggers learn the skills they need to succeed and take their blogs to the next level. You can even catch Foodstander Evi Abeler on one of the panels!

5. Sat, March 23rd, | Everywhere!
March Against Monsanto
Whether you care about transparency in our food system or accessibility of organic foods, some of you may be interested in participating in the March Against Monsanto this Saturday. Marches are occurring all over the world, so take a look here to find the nearest one.

And looking ahead… Summer Classes at Farm School NYC are now open! 

  • Plant Health: July 29 – August 8, 2015 on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Crop Management: June 24 – July 25, 2015, on Wednesdays and Saturdays