Calendar of Events

March 1, 2014

March 1st, TEDx Manhattan “Changing the Way We eat”

TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” is a day-long event exploring our food system and our progress toward sustainability.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.

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Start: March 1, 2014 9:30 AM
End: March 1, 2014 8:30 PM

February 16, 2014

February 16th, Slow Food Huntington & The Huntington Cinema Arts Centre Presents: Our Food on Film Series; A Film Feast in Five Courses

Slow Food Huntington and the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre come together to bring you Long Island’s first Film & Food Feast. An enchanted evening, highlighting our local food, the people who produce it, and the difference it can make. Each film will be paired with the featured food from the film, as well as a guest speaker, so that we can provide you with a glorious, local, seasonal and informative feast.

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First Film: Growing Farmers – A film that addresses the issue of access to affordable farmland as the greatest impediment to young farmers starting out on Long Island, and what the Peconic Land Trust is doing to help them.

Speaker: John Halsey from Peconic Land Trust


First Course: Miso Vegetable Chowder


Second Film: Letting Salt Just Be Salt

Steven and Natalie Judelson are sea salt fanatics and the husband & wife team behind Amagansett Sea Salt Co. on Long Island, NY. They are New York State’s only sea salt makers and one of only four artisan salt makers on the entire Eastern Seaboard- Speaker: Steven Judelson from Amagansett Salt Company


Second Course: Roasted Vegetables with Sea Salt



Third Films:

The Secret Life of Beef A film about how eating industrial beef contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, and its impact on our water, air and soil.

Speaker: Cristina Cosentino, writer for Edible Long Island



Divine BrineThe making of a local pickle company, here on Long Island.

Speaker: Robert Schaefer, Owner of Divine Brine.


Third Course: Veggie sliders with Grass Fed Beef Meatballs served with Divine Brine Pickles



Fourth Film: A Pasta Story- In the Hills of Tuscany, at Azienda SanCristoforo, the Pedrini family shares their passion for heirloom grains, biodynamic farming and making pasta.

Speaker: Jim Bancheri, Owner of Mascali-Larkfield Pasta & Mascali Restaurant


Fourth Course: Homemade Pasta Pomodoro


Fifth Film: Greyston Bakery- A Social Justice Film about a company that hires the hard-to-employ, and uses all of the profit to fund low-income housing, a day care center open to the community, a medical center for those with AIDS, and other community endeavors.

Speaker: TBA (Waiting to hear back from both Greyston Bakery and Ben & Jerry’s)


Fifth Course: Greyston’s Brownies with Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

Food will be provided by iEatGreen and Slow Food Huntington.

Start: February 16, 2014 6:30 PM
End: February 16, 2014 8:30 PM
Venue: Huntington Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue, Huntington , NY, United States

February 13, 2014

February 13th, Edible Manhattan Presents the 4th Annual Good Spirits

Good Spirits has become one of the most popular cures around for cases of cabin fever.

Join Edible Manhattan as it pairs acclaimed spirits brands with celebrated local restaurants for an unforgettable evening that is sure to delight your taste buds, and give you the boost you need to make it through the rest of the winter.

Start: February 13, 2014 6:00 PM
End: February 13, 2014 9:00 PM
Venue: Unnamed Venue
82 Mercer , New York , NY, United States

February 3, 2014

February 3rd, Slow Wine US Tour NYC:3rd Edition

Join Slow Food for an evening of wine and discovery, at the Slow Wine US Tour: 3rd Edition. Using your own Slow Wine guide, a value of $25- included in the price of each ticket, you can taste your way through the regions of Italy, learning more about the quality, terroir and value of each wine. Join us to discover new wines and meet the people behind 70+ selected Italian producers who represent the Slow Wine values.

The third edition of the wine guide in English, Slow Wine, adopts a new approach to wine criticism and looks at a variety of factors to evaluate wineries in their entirety, taking into consideration the wine quality, typicity and adherence to terroir, value for money, environmental sensitivity and ecologically sustainable viticultural practices.

Start: February 3, 2014 6:00 PM
End: February 3, 2014 8:30 PM
Venue: Unnamed Venue
125th W 18th St. , New York , NY, United States

January 25, 2014

January 25-26th, HoneybeeLives Organic Beekeeping Classes

This two-day class will introduce students to Organic/Natural Beekeeping with a Biodynamic

influence. You will come away with the knowledge, as well as the inspiration to nurture your
honeybees and respect these hardworking, gentle creatures who live in complex and beautiful
$200 per person. (individual days are $110)

Intro to Organic Beekeeping: Planning a New Hive for Spring

(Saturday 10am – 6pm)

Learn about the basic requirements and responsibilities for organic beekeeping. Understand
the community of a hive, the tools involved, elements of site selection, where you can obtain
honeybees and equipment, and an understanding of a naturalist approach to their needs. This
class introduces students to a nurturing way of beekeeping, and a philosophy of respect and
love for these amazing creatures.
There is a hands-on demonstration of assembling a wooden
hive, and extensive class handouts to help new beekeepers.

Understanding and Caring For Your Bees

(Sunday 10am – 6pm)

Topics will include: hive congruency and design to benefit the colony (including Top Bar
Hives); Honeybee health and disease management the natural way; seasonal concerns and
methods to help keep your honeybees strong.


Or Call 845-255-6113


Start: January 25, 2014 10:00 AM
End: January 26, 2014 6:00 PM
Venue: The Commons
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn , NY, United States

January 17, 2014

January 17th-19th, Save Long Island Forum


Start: January 17, 2014 8:00 AM
End: January 19, 2014 5:00 PM
Venue: Upsky Long Island Hotel
United States

January 14, 2014

January 14th, Edible Long Island & Brooklyn Brewery Presents The Quarterly Carousal

Start: January 14, 2014 5:30 PM
End: January 14, 2014 7:30 PM
Venue: Bobbique
70W Main St., Patchogue , NY, United States

January 10, 2014

January 10-12, The Real Truth About Health Conference

This Important Health Seminar is Available Both Live, and by a Live Stream.

Learn what top health experts Dr. Brian Clement, Jeffrey Smith, Richard Oppenlander, Michael Greger, M.D., Devra Davis, Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann, Hans Diehl, Steve Meyerowitz – “Sproutman”, Joseph Keon, Elizabeth Grossman and Dr. Anna Marie Clement have to say about maintaining health and preventing Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, Stroke, Arthritis , Autism, Asthma, COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Inflammatory Bowl Disease, Liver Disease, Osteoporosis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Acid Reflux, Gerd, Depression and other health challenges. The views and opinions of the aforementioned health experts are solely those of the experts, and do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsor,

Start: January 10, 2014 8:00 AM
End: January 12, 2014 5:00 PM
Venue: Hudson Theater at Millennium Hotel
145 W 44th St. , New York, NY, United States

December 4, 2013

December 4th-6th, Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barn

Every December, over 250 beginning farmers from across the United States gather at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture to learn from agricultural luminaries, peers, and advocacy organizations at the National Young Farmers Conference: Reviving the Culture of Agriculture. On December 4-6, 2013, Stone Barns Center will host the 6th annual National Young Farmers Conference, providing participants with access to inspiring keynotes and more than 60 unique workshops that address soil science, technical skills, agricultural policy, farm business management, marketing, and more.

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Start: December 4, 2013 8:00 AM
End: December 6, 2013 5:00 PM
Venue: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture
630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY, United States

November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25th, Slow Food NYC: The Brooklyn Slur

The Slow Food NYC monthly Happy Hour! It’s fun, social, and informal. But it’s also your opportunity to talk to the leadership of Slow Food NYC and let us know what you think. Got a great idea for an event? Looking for ways to get involved? Want to learn more about Slow Food? Just looking to have a relaxing drink with other “Slow” minded people? The Slur is your opportunity – free and open to everyone.

The JakeWalk, opened by the owners of Smith street’s Stinky Brooklyn and Smith & Vine, exploits their connections to offer up a broad and educated selection of cheeses and wines along with their assortment of small plates. Combined with a comfortable decor and reasonable prices, it is an ideal neighborhood wine bar. But their huge selection of whiskeys (over 120) and seasonally changing original cocktails proclaim that it is also a fantastic local cocktail bar. The JakeWalk places an emphasis on food-and-drink pairings and the educated staff is always ready to make suggestions.

For Slow Food’s Slur, The JakeWalk will be creating a special cocktail and offering our attendees a 20% discount for the evening.

Start: November 25, 2013 7:00 PM
End: November 25, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: The Jake Walk
282 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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