NEXT MONTHLY MEETING:
February 13, 2018 4:30-6:30
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 423 North Griffing Ave, Riverhead
Contact: Caroline Kiang
This will be our SEED SWAP meeting! Bring seeds to share. Seeds will also be available from High Mowing. There are some for each school that shows up!! Learn about Hank's Beans, our Arc of Taste seed we will be highlighting this year. Mimi Edelman will join us to tell us all about this amazing baking bean and seeds will be provided to those schools that come. Donna Cooke will also be joining us to give a short presentation about programs offered by Cornell.
A Moveable Feast:
WHEN: March 25, 2018, 4:00-7:00
WHERE: Dodds & Eder Landscape Design Showroom, 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
WHAT: Please join us for A Moveable Feast at Dodds & Eder on March 25th to help us sustain and grow more than 25 local school gardens across the East End. You'll have the opportunity to meet and chat with some of the East End's best chefs and beverage purveyors, while moving from station to station and feasting on their latest culinary creations. There will be some rockin' music that will get you up on your feet and the silent auction featuring items donated from local farms, fishermen, restaurants, vineyards and merchants on the East End and beyond. It is the best of the East End.... all in one place! Find out more about how this events helps school here
HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
TICKETS: $100 Slow Food Members, $150 Non-Members, tickets purchase at the door incur a $25/ticket surcharge. Educators receive a one-time savings of $25 when 2 or more tickets are purchased.
To purchase tickets visit SlowFoods East End or The Josh Levine Memorial Foundation
DONATE: Can't attend but still want to help the school gardens? Donate Here
SPREAD THE WORD: Are you an educator that would like to share this event with your community? Use this Event Page and Donation/Sponsorship Informational Flyer & Letter
SPONSOR: Would you like to be a corporate sponsor the event or know someone that might? Please contact Pierre Friedrichhs at email@example.com for assistance. Here are some items that will help: Corporate Sponsor Flyer & Letter to Potential Sponsor
DONATE AUCTION ITEMS: To donate items to the silent auction, please fill out this form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Know someone that might have a great item to donate? Here are some items that will help explain the event: Silent Auction Request Flyer & Letter to Potential Donor
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.
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/