Friday, August 18, 2017

Foraging-Sept. 2017

 

Foraging Hike, Sunday Sept. 17
2:30-4:30 p.m.

with Dan Lipow of The Foraged Feast

to Benefit

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DATE: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

(Rain date Saturday, Sept. 23)
The event will not be called off in the case of light rain or drizzle


LOCATION: Locust Grove Parking Area in Millburn in the South Mountain Reservation, Essex County, NJ.

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Directions: From the North, go south on Brookside Drive to Glen Ave. (traffic light).  Turn left on Glen Ave. and drive 0.3 miles to Locust Grove parking lot on left, opposite NJ Transit train station and Millburn First Aid Squad.

TIME: 2:30 - 4:30 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, http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3072213. Tickets sell out quickly, so don’t wait! Deadline for ticket purchase is midnight Sept. 16.
 

 

For more information, email: northernnewjerseynj@slowfoodusa.org

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Lovely Day for a Hike

May 21, 2017
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Guided by Dan Lipow of The Foraged Feast

We heard about invasive species, like garlic mustard that you can pick to your heart's content, along with the importance of accurately identifying mushrooms. 


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South Mountain Reservation, Essex County NJ

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Stay tuned for details on the next hike in September!
 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spring Foraging Hike-Sold Out

 

This event is sold out.
Please stay tuned for another guided hike in
September 2017



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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