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KINGSTON FARMERS MARKET HOSTS COOKING DEMOS SLOW FOOD

KINGSTON FARMERS MARKET HOSTS COOKING DEMOS

 

KINGSTON — This Saturday, the Kingston Farmers’ Market will host cooking demonstrations by Slow Food Hudson Valley and Culinary Institute of America students, the music of David Michael Peters, face-painting with the Smile Factory and a presentation by the Forsyth Nature Center.

The Kingston Farmers’ Market has about 40 vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, organic and natural meats, an assortment of cheeses, wine, breads and other baked goods, honey, fresh-cut flowers and more. Shoppers can bring a recyclable bag or pick one up at the market.

The Kingston Farmers’ Market is located on Wall Street between Main & John Streets in the Historic Stockade District of uptown Kingston.

Shoppers can receive updates, recipes and coupons by signing up for the weekly newsletter on the Kingston Farmers’ Market website, www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org, or follow the Kingston Farmers’ Market on Facebook.

The market will continue, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through Nov. 22.

 

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IT’S TIME TO TRAMP FOR RAMPS IN THE CATSKILLS

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April 20, 2013 · 8:49 pm

SCHOOL FOOD SUMMIT HUDSON VALLEY FEBRUARY 15

Friday, February 15, events at 1:30, 5:30 and 7:30 pm, Rondout Valley High School, 122 Kyserike Rd. Accord, NY

 

SCHOOL FOOD SUMMIT 2013

 

Celebrating our Children, Food and Future

 

Join national experts, parents, students and community members to identify ways to serve more fresh, locally grown food in school meals, and begin to make it happen.

 

Friday, February 15th

 

1:30-4:30

Kitchen Camp—food service staff

5:30-7:00

Local Food Fair—samplings from Kitchen Camp and tables with farmers, students and organizations

7:00

Songs of Farms and Food—Creek Iverson and Lisa Mitten

7:30-9:00

Local Food Goes to School Panel Discussion

Keynote: Chef Ann Cooper, “The Renegade Lunch Lady”

Chef Tim Cipriano, No Kid Hungry—Share Our Strength

Farmer Bruce Davenport, President of the RVGA

Todd Fowler, National Farm to School movement

Julie Holdbrook, Dir. of Food Services, Keene Cemtral School

Janet Poppendieck,

Free for All: Fixing School Food in America

 

Chris Van Damm, Dir. of Food Service, Rondout Valley Schools

 

Rondout Valley High School, 122 Kyserike Road, Accord, NY

 

CAFETERIA COMMUNITY CLASSROOM

 

More info

 

rondoutvalleygrowers.org

ulstercorps.org

Nicci@fromthegroundup.com 845-687-4124

Deborah.DeWan@rondoutvalleygrowers.org 845-626-1532

 

Sponsors

 

Marbletown PTA

Rondout Valley Growers Association

From the Ground Up

Slow Food Hudson Valley

UlsterCorps

Chefs Consortium

Support provided in part by Community Foundation of Ulster County, Malcolm Gordon Charitable Fund, The New World Foundation, and Rondout Valley Growers.

 

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Ramp Festival Slow Food UpdeRiva Celebrates the Arrival of Ramps

Slow Food UpdeRiva

On May 6th, at the Callicoon Farmer’s Market, Slow Food UpDeRiVa will be celebrating the Ramp, one of this region’s most wonderful wild delicacies.
Courtesy of Sullivan County Farmers Market, we’ll be hosting demonstrations, recipes, and tastings.
Ramp Recipes and Classes
11:00 – 12:00    Quick basics:  How to make ramp butter and ramp pickles
12:00 – 1:00    Bob Eckert of Northern Farmhouse Pasta, will join us with samples and demonstrations. Have you had his ramp ravioli? It’s pure joy in a dumpling.
   1:00 – 200   Ethical Ramping: How to find, harvest, and transplant ramps.
  Slow Food UpdeRiva will  also have a cookbook, totebags, and maps available for the Ramp Tramp.
2:00- 3:00    Relocating and caravanning to the Ramp Tramp in Callicoon Center
3:00   Ramp Tramp
Channery Hill Farm, 77 Keller Rd, Callicoon Center NY
 Meet at the house, then tramp up the hill, where we’ll forage for ramps, and maybe some other seasonal plants as well.
4:00 Ramp Cook
Once harvested, we’ll cook the ramps in as many ways as possible.
6:00 Ramp Potluck
Channery Hill Farm,  77 Keller Rd, Callicoon Center NY
After we’ve walked and dug all day, let’s just sit and eat and invite everybody else to join us.
For more information:http://slowfoodupderiva.org/

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