Are you farming in your backyard?
P.S. 1 farm, Queens, NY via http://popupcity.net.
Well, you’re not the first New Yorker to ever harness a hoe in the five boroughs. NYU’s Fales Library–the home of a world-renowned food cookery collection–that’s cookbooks for you non-culinary history mavens–is having a panel discussion, New York Farm Connections: The Five Boroughs as Farmland and Marketplace, June 4. Here are the details:
When: Thursday, June 4 at 4 pm.
Where: NYU Fales Library, located in Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South.
What’s It Cost? Free to those with an NYU ID; for others, a suggested $10 donation.
How Do I Reserve a Spot? For reservations, call 212.992.9018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Louise Calderwood, agricultural producer, former Vermont Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; lecturer, Sterling College
* Bob Lewis, New York Department of Agriculture and Markets
* Gabriella Petrick, assistant professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
* Gus Schumacher, former Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Service, USDA
The discussion is moderated by Clark Wolf, founder of Clark Wolf Company, the food, restaurant, and hospitality consulting firm, and a co-sponsor of the event, along with NYU Steinhardt School’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health.