Up on the Farm.
Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm
Long Island City, NY
WHAT: Up on the Farm, an evening benefit with dinner, drinks and farm tours
WHY: To support the establishment of Western Queens's first food cooperative
WHEN: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012, 6:30-9:30 p.m. [rain date: June 27th]
WHERE: Brooklyn Grange, 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101
On Wednesday, June 20, Queens Harvest Food Co-oppresent Up on the Farm, an intimate dinner and fundraiser to help make Western Queens's first food cooperative a reality. This year, Queens Harvest invites its supporters to a true farm-to-table dining experience that also highlights New York City's urban farming initiatives and features guest speaker Dr. Joan Gussow, who has been called the "matriarch of the eat-locally-think-globally food movement," by The New York Times.
Dinner, served among the beautiful bounty of the Brooklyn Grange, Long Island City's organic rooftop farm, will be prepared by the chefs sourced from the Grange as well as other local purveyors. Additionally, guests will enjoy local beer and wine, and be invited to meet the farmers behind the Grange's urban farming initiative and take tours of the farm.
Ticket sales benefit the Queens Harvest Food Co-op. They can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/249687
For more information, please contact event co-chairs Tatiana Orlov and Nicole Murray at email@example.com.