NEXT MONTHLY MEETING:
Tuesday April 21, 2015 at 4:30pm
Springs School Greenhouse, 48 School Street, East Hampton
Contact: Hailey London, 201-745-3033
NOTE: Entrance to the Greenhouse and parking is via Old Stone Highway
May meeting @ Ross School, East Hampton
To commemorate all that KK Haspel did for school gardens, we are asking schools that are part of the Edible School Garden Group to choose a workday during the month of May and post pictures on the Edible School Garden website.
LONG ISLAND FOOD CONFERENCE:
WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
WHERE: Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
WHAT: Growing and Eating for a More Sustainable Future
Please join us for a full day of interactive panels, educational presentations, workshops, exhibitsm entertainment and an opportunity to engage with people interested in growing, eating and supporting a vibrant local agricultural community.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Stephen Ritz, Teacher and Founder of the Green Bronx Machine.
For more information or to register visit www.lifoodconference.com.
PECONIC GREEN GROWTH Blue & Green Tour:
WHEN: Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
WHERE: Various sites on the North Fork and Port of Egypt, Southold
This event will exhibit "best environmental practices" to raise awareness of those practices other like-minded non-profits and Peconic Green Growth.
NOTE: Schools which are part of the Edible School Garden network have been invited to set up table to show the public what they are doing.
If your school garden is interested in participating, please contact Jeannie Calderale: firstname.lastname@example.org
SLOW FOOD EAST END'S Chefs to Schools Initiative:
WHERE: At your school
WHAT: The Chefs to Schools program is an initiative to create partnerships between chefs and schools in our community with the mission of working with teachers, parents, school administrators and school nutritionists to help educated students about food and healthy eating habits.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED: Chefs and schools both must register with Slow Food East End to participate in the program. For more information and to register visit www.slowfoodeastend.org/chef-to-schools/