SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER
Compost for Brooklyn
Fall Open Hours at Newkirk Avenue and East 8th Street, Brooklyn
Every Thursday 12:30-2:30pm, and on select Saturdays 11am-1pm
Visit the native plant garden and drop off your food scraps to contribute to the garden’s compost project. Volunteers will have the opportunity to get their hands dirty so wear old clothes and sturdy shoes. For more information, visit http://compostforbrooklyn.org/
Rondout Valley Growers
RVGA 10 Year
Anniversary Celebration in High Falls
On September 28, the Epworth Center in High
Falls will host RVGA’s Famous Barn Dance and Tenth Anniversary Celebration, where
hundreds of members and supporters turn out to enjoy the fruits of the harvest
and then dance off all those calories.
For more information on this event and
attending it, please contact: Deborah.DeWan@rondoutvalleygrowers.org.
National Young Farmers Coalition
Congratulations to Lindsey and Ben Shute who were the recipients of Glynwood Institute’s 2013 Harvest Award. The award celebrates farmers, organizations and businesses that demonstrate innovation and leadership in support of sustainable agriculture and regional food systems. The pair were honored for their work on Hearty Roots Community Farm and their efforts through NYFC.