NYC Foodscape Hosts Everything’s on the Table – Episode 4 – Food, Community and Public Health

Share “For the food movement to place unstoppable pressure on policy makers and industrial food producers, it needs a very focused set of goals that emerge from a single root crisis that binds us all. […]

Join Red Rooster and Other Outstanding Harlem Restaurants on September 26th for Savor the Season — Uptown!

Share As a board member of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets in New York City, I am proud to invite readers to the Second Annual Savor the Season – Uptown! This exclusive event celebrates 20 years of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets […]

A Seemingly Bottomless CSA Share Becomes a Delicious Vegetable Curry

Share Sometimes it is downright ridiculous how generous our CSA share is–and we only have a half share. Last week, the farmers at Mountain View Farms brought eggplants galore, summer squash, numerous hot and sweet […]

Peaches Add Luscious Sweetness to Tomato Basil Salad

Share Summer tomatoes don’t really need much help in the flavor department, and right now, there are DOZENS of varieties of tomatoes, including gorgeous heirlooms. Beauties like these stand alone in a salad just fine, […]

Green Bell Peppers Stuffed with Moroccan Lamb and Couscous

Share Pepper lovers are rejoicing as this season’s peppers begin to arrive at markets and in gardens–chilis, Italian frying peppers and the early bell, the green bell pepper. Green bell peppers don’t have the characteristic […]

A Gallery of Summer Cooking: Healthy, Local Dishes That Make the Most of Summer’s Harvest

Share The summer harvest is speeding up, and every week brings more variety.  We’v moved past most radishes, lettuce and early greens to the arrival of more heat-friendly greens, onions, carrots, and now the summer […]

Peas, Glorious Peas — Two Delicious Ways to Use Spring’s Funnest Vegetable

Share Little in life makes me smile more than the arrival of peas at the Farmers Market. It means that spring has started giving way to summer and the earth will really be producing a […]

Spring Collard Greens a Tender Sweet Sight

Share Collard greens are starting to make their way to the Farmers Markets in various sizes (the collards in the garden are still too small to harvest except as baby greens) but are generally still […]

Trip to the Farmers Market for Vegetable Garden Plants (and other Spring Colors)

Share           Many of the plants I plan to use for the Children’s Workshop’s Straw Bale garden came from a wonderful nursery that sells at the Union Square Farmers Market. Silver […]

Fresh Lobster and Asparagus at the Farmers Market mean…Lobster Risotto!

Share Here’s another one of those almost completely local recipes: All ingredients, lobster, vegetables, cheese (except the arborio rice and things like lemon, olive oil) from the farmers market or frozen from last year… Recipe […]