Tag Archives: local produce

Bed-Stuy Food and Family Day 2011


Check out the Bed-Stuy Food and Family Day, Saturday October 1st. It will be a day full of FREE healthy food, fun exercise demonstrations, local farm tours, free medical and nutrition talks and more. From 9:30AM – 4:00PM, come down to Restoration Plaza at 1368 Fulton Street to check out the series of events: One […]

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2nd Annual New England Style Lobster Dinner for Imani Garden


This will be a repeat of last year’s fantastic New England Style lobster dinner fund raiser to support the work of Imani Garden.  On Saturday, October 8th, The Imani Garden Volunteer team will be steaming lobster outdoors on a bed of seaweed along with fresh corn on the cob.  They are getting the lobsters fresh from Maine the […]

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Git yer hands dirty! New community garden on Halsey


CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS… Become part of local history and help build a new community garden! 462 Halsey Street has been vacant for nearly 20 years. Now, Shatia Jackson and Kristen Rapp have started a group called the “462 Community Garden” with aims to turn it into a veritable veggie paradise. If you are interested in helping […]

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Get your green on: Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market


The brand new Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market is now open every Sunday through November 20th, from 1:00PM-6:00PM. At the Sunday market, which had its grand opening July 31st, community residents are able to purchase locally grown food, learn about food justice, growing food and herbs, and how to prepare healthy food. But this market is bringing Bed-Stuy […]

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Bed-Stuy’s Summer “Playstreets” Series


For those into urban gardening and general community events in Bed-Stuy, it may be of no surprise that the Hattie Carthan Community Garden is one of the best educational and cultural community centers in Brooklyn. Since 1991, Hattie Carthan has provided 45 plots to local residents and acted as a gathering space to share skills, […]

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The Good Food Revolution: Will Allen to Speak with Bed-Stuy


Bed-Stuy is undergoing a Food Revolution – and you can be a part of it! Next weekend, Brooklyn Rescue Mission is throwing a food, equity, and agriculture event on July 21, 22, and 23. Good Food Revolution leader Will Allen of Milwaukee’s Growing Power will be speaking and educating Bed-Stuy urban farmers, foodies, and everyone in between about how to set […]

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Green Cart Cookoff! Free Stuff and guest Chef 6/23 & 6/30


Hey Bed-Stuy, just got this news in from the peeps over at City Harvest: on June 23 (TODAY!!!) and June 30 (Thursday), they will be doing a really neat event on Fulton Street and New York Avenue. They have hired some awesome City Harvest chefs to do a number of cooking demos … at the […]

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Foodtown: Bed-Stuy’s Barnyard?


Maybe you have seen Foodtown’s monthly flyer around the neighborhood, you know, the “Easy to Eat Well” insert which not only explains the importance of eating healthy and buying organic, but also shows organic sale-items? Maybe you have seen their “Be Healthy” insert which is circulated every week? Maybe you even check out Foodtown’s selection […]

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