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New York City Coalition Against Hunger Position

New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) is looking to fill a Program Coordinator position. Click to learn more.

Urban Harvest Cooking Club at Auto High

Every Thursday afternoon students at Automotive High School, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, break with their ordinary studies and get hands-on experience preparing fresh, wholesome food. Recently they had a special guest who demonstrated the entire process of making sausage (sorry Bismarck), from butchering to serving. The kids rated it delicious.

“Meat With A Twist” Cocktail Party To Launch NYC Meat Week

To kick off the first (annual) NYC Meat Week (November 7th-12th) in style, "Meat with a Twist" will bring together the best chefs and mixologists for a cocktail-food pairing party on November 7th from 6-10 p.m. at City Winery. "Meat with a Twist" features 10 cocktails paired with 10 chef selections highlighting local, sustainably grown meat, such as duck, lamb, chicken, pork, beef, bison and ostrich. The party will launch a week's worth of events throughout the city that celebrate the slow food movement bringing sustainable meat to our tables. 

Support the Brownsville Student Farm Project

Use Kickstarter to support a new Urban Harvest Garden in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Nora Painten led the program at the existing Slow Food Urban Harvest Garden this past summer and is uniquely qualified to transform this empty lot into another oasis in the food desert.

Thinking about Food

It’s hard to believe that our final week of camp has arrived! Last Thursday, the kids took part in a special lesson on nutrition, during which they learned how to identify and distinguish between simple and complex carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The students had fun matching cardboard cutouts of certain items, like pizza and eggs, to each of these categories.

Earth Day Video from Harvest Time School

Earth Day Bucket Brigade at Leaders High School in Brooklyn, NY

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