Sunday, September 26, 2010

A Very Edible Event :: Eat Drink Local

Happy Monday!  If you're looking for something to take the edge the start of another work week, here are a few events to set your sights on this week.  The local food events this autumn just won't quit...

Eat Drink Local :: Sept. 26th - Oct. 6th    
Eleven days devoted to the fall harvest all across New York State.  Restaurants, wine shops and farmers markets are joining forces to celebrate the season, sponsored by Edible magazines might be the biggest event of the fall.  Here's just a taste of what this week has in store.

*Special locavore meals and deals: All week-long partnering restaurants, wine shops and wineries, breweries and beer bars, farms and food artisans, and cultural institutions that celebrate food.
*Ingredients of the day: Each day of the week will be defined by
a local ingredient. Restaurants that take part will be cooking with them and you can try them at home, too. Check the list — which includes clams, Concord grapes, apple cider and Long Island duck – right here.
*Profiles in deliciousnes
s: Profiles of local farmers, food-makers, ingredients, recipes and other edible items of note. Check the list of those profiled such as Kennon Kay, director of the Queens County Farm, and Empire State Wineries.

*The EDL Challenge:
 20 local cooking must-trys from canning to clamming to making butter to reading Michael Pollan. (Tell Edible about it on Facebook, Twitter via Flickr or in person at our Festival at Chelsea Market on Oct. 4, you might win one of our rapidly growing mountain of prizes.)

*The Sotheby’s Vegetable Auction: An Amish style heirloom vegetable auction to be held at Sotheby’s on September 23.
*The L.I. Wine Auction: A Long Island wine auction,
HARVEST at Wolffer Estate Vineyards in Sagaponack on September 25.
*The Educational Institute
: The Edible Institute at the New School, a public discourse on urban food issues on September 27.
*The Food Film Fes
t: Hungry Filmmakers, which features sneak peeks at some of the best up and coming food films, September 28.
*The Stone Barns Harvest Fest: The annual party and pig roast that
is Harvest Fest at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, October 2.
*The Festival of the 11 Ingredients at Chelsea Marke
t: A tasting of our 11 ingredients of the week from the vendors at Chelsea Market, plus local brews and bottles, October 4.
*Taste of Greenmarket: The annual,
unforgettable fundraiser for the youth outreach component of the city’s Greenmarket program, October 6.

*Edible Gardens: Throughout the week, there will be programs and lectures on gardening and eating what you grow
at the New York Botanical Garden.
*Cooking Demos: The Union Square and Grand Army Plaza Greenmarkets will feature cooking demos from partner chefs, New York wine pourings and other happenings. Find a full calendar of demos 

And if all that isn't enough, there's an all day event this Wednesday in Union Square, called New Green City -- all about recycling, gardening, teaching and greenmarketing.  Check out the full day's event details here.

1 comment:

Will @ Bright.Bazaar said...

Tempted to hop right back on the plane over the pond to come to some of these foodie fun times!