Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spring Foraging Hike

 

Foraging Hike, Sunday May 21
2:00-5:30 p.m.

with Dan Lipow of The Foraged Feast

to Benefit

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DATE: Sunday, May 21, 2017

(Rain date Saturday, June 3)
The event will not be called off in the case of light rain or drizzle


LOCATION: South Mountain Reservation, Essex County, NJ. Tulip Springs off Cherry Lane in South Orange. Enter parking lot at Boy Scout area.

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From Northfield Ave. go south on Cherry Lane toward Millburn 0.8 miles to entrance on left.

ALTERNATIVE: From South Orange Ave go 0.4 miles north on Cherry Lane. Entrance is on the right hand side. Turn to Tulip Springs parking (straight ahead is the Boy Scout Area).

TIME: 2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

COST: $20 per person.

Join local wild food enthusiast and forager, Dan Lipow, for a moderately paced hike to search for seasonally available wild food. Dan will share his knowledge of edible plants and fungi as frequent stops are made to learn about and collect nature’s bounty. Mushrooms, roots and greens will hopefully fill the bags and containers you bring with you.

Note: Bring bags or containers, as well as plenty of water.

Proceeds from the hike will benefit SFNNJ’s school and urban garden fund.

Limited to the first 25 people who register.

Tickets must be bought in advance at Brown Paper Tickets. Tickets sell out quickly, so don’t wait! Deadline for ticket purchase is midnight May 20.
 

 

For more information, email: northernnewjerseynj@slowfoodusa.org

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Winter Market Recap

Indoor Winter Farmers' Market
at The Woodland in Maplewood, NJ
Feb. 5, 2017


Thanks to all of our volunteers, everyone who visited and to our dedicated purveyors of good, clean and fair food.
 
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A great day ...
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Among vendors’ offerings: Grass-fed meats and pasture-raised poultry fed non-GMO grain from Churutabis, Cherry Grove, Purely, Aspen Ridge and Stryker farms; artisan cheese from Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse and Cherry Grove Farm; breads and baked goods from Apple Ridge Farms, Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse and Ester’s Treats; vegetables from Rogowski Farm and Chickadee Creek Farm; honey from Tassot Apiaries; wild and cultivated mushrooms from The Foraged Feast; organic Greek olive oils and tapenades from Ev Eleon; fresh artisanal pasta from Nicola’s Pasta Fresca; chili from Wild Honey Catering; pickled vegetables from Frank’s Pickled Peppers; live cultured food and drink from Locktown Farm, bone broths and stews from Bone-In; avocado-based treats from The Guac Spot and granola from Lazy Susan’s Granola and Krunch Kitchen.
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... and a great selection.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Indoor Winter Farmers' Market - Feb. 5, 2017

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Sponsored by:
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Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017
Snow date: Feb. 12

12 - 4 p.m.
Location: The Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ
Stock up on sustainably produced foods from local farms
Among vendors’ offerings: Grass-fed meats and pasture-raised poultry fed non-GMO grain from Churutabis, Cherry Grove, Purely, Aspen Ridge and Stryker farms; artisan cheese from Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse and Cherry Grove Farm; breads and baked goods from Apple Ridge Farms, Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse and Ester’s Treats; vegetables from Rogowski Farm and Chickadee Creek Farm; honey from Tassot Apiaries; wild and cultivated mushrooms from The Foraged Feast; organic Greek olive oils and tapenades from Ev Eleon; fresh artisanal pasta from Nicola’s Pasta Fresca; chili from Wild Honey Catering; pickled vegetables from Frank’s Pickled Peppers; live cultured food and drink from Locktown Farm, bone broths and stews from Bone-In; avocado-based treats from The Guac Spot, granola from Lazy Susan’s Granola and Krunch Kitchen, and aromatherapy eye pillows and body wraps from DeGage Gardens.

Suggested donation of $3 at door to benefit
Slow Food NNJ’s school and community garden program.

 
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Oct. 29 Farm-to-Table dinner in Montclair

~ Farm-to-Table Dinner ~
  October 29, 2016  


to benefit Slow Food Northern New Jersey

 Buy tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2601816 

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Come celebrate the autumn harvest at a four-course farm-to-table dinner to benefit Slow Food Northern NJ’s urban farm and school garden fund.

Sylvia Becker and Daniel Stein of
Wild Honey Catering
will prepare a meal of
fresh produce and meats sourced from local farms.
Vegetarian options available, dietary restrictions will be accommodated.
Please inform us by 10/24/16 of any special request
using the e-mail address below or the event's questionnaire on
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2601816.

BYO wine or beer.


Menu

Breads and organic olive oil for table

Mushroom Bisque (dairy free)

Fall Harvest Salad — baby kale, sautéed leeks, roasted carrots, baby beets and pumpkin with persimmon-roasted garlic vinaigrette

Herbed Pork Roulade with sage, apples and sausage
Roasted Acorn Squash with ancient grain pilaf
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with shallot and maple vinaigrette

Tarte Tatin

Coffee and Tea


*Vegetarian/Vegan Option-

Mushroom Bisque (dairy free)

Fall Harvest Salad — baby kale, sautéed leeks, roasted carrots, baby beets and pumpkin with persimmon-roasted garlic vinaigrette

Fondant Potato with Mushroom Hash
Roasted Acorn Squash with ancient grain pilaf
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with shallot and maple vinaigrette

Tarte Tatin

Date:  Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

Time: 6:30-10:00 p.m.

Location:
Van Vleck House and Gardens

21 Van Vleck St. Montclair, NJ  07042

Ticket Price: $85 per person,
$80 for Slow Food members,
tax and tip included.

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Email northernnewjerseynj@slowfoodusa.org for more information.

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Save the Date - Oct. 29 Farm-to-Table dinner in Montclair

 Save The Date:      October 29, 2016  


~ Farm-to-Table Dinner ~

to benefit Slow Food Northern New Jersey

 
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Come celebrate the autumn harvest at a multi-course farm-to-table dinner to benefit Slow Food Northern NJ’s urban farm and school garden fund.

Sylvia Becker and Daniel Stein of
Wild Honey Catering
will prepare a meal of
fresh produce and meats sourced from local farms.
Vegetarian options available, dietary restrictions will be accommodated.

BYO wine or beer.
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Date:  Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016
Time: 6:30-10:00 p.m.
Location:
Van Vleck House and Gardens, 21 Van Vleck St. Montclair, NJ  07042
Ticket Price: $85 per person, $80 for Slow Food members, tax and tip included.
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Further details to come. Email northernnewjerseynj@slowfoodusa.org for more information.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Aug. 9 Dinner-Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen

red snail-simpleThe biggest event in the Slow Food universe is Terra Madre & Salone del Gusto.  It happens every two years in Turin, Italy.  Chefs, teachers, farmers, writers, gardeners, food producers and citizens from over 150 countries meet in support of the global movement for good, clean and fair food for all. 

This September, Slow Food Northern NJ has two delegates (of about 200 from all U.S. chapters) chosen to attend: Andrea Lekberg, Chef/Owner of The Artist Baker, in Morristown and Theresa Dinan, Treasurer, Slow Food Northern NJ.

Please join us on Tues. Aug. 9, 2016 for a dinner, curated by Chef Lekberg at the Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen.  Your support will help to send the SFNNJ delegation to Turin and will benefit the SFNNJ school and community garden fund.
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Aug. 9, 2016 - 7 p.m.
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, 110 South St., Morristown, NJ 07960
$95 per person
Please click below to purchase dinner tickets.
https://jockeyhollow.tocktix.com/#/size?experienceId=2842
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This dinner will highlight seasonal Northern New Jersey cuisine and cooks.
There will be vegetarian options. 

First course: Oysters from New Jersey's Forty North Oyster Farm and homemade oyster crackers.

Second course: Pizza created by Elana Iaciofano. Elana is Colavita USA's creative director and culinary instructor.

Third course: Salad made by Andrea Lekberg featuring fresh greens from Grow it Green Morristown.

Fourth course: Kevin Sippel from Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen will be creating a seasonal pasta dish.

Fifth course: Erica Leahy, Pastry Chef at JHBK and “Queen of Ice Cream,” will finish off the meal with an ice cream dessert.

A selection of affordable wines chosen by Chris Cannon will be available by the glass or bottle for purchase.  Coffee and tea included.
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