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All New Posts Tagged 'food' (15)

African Drumming Awaken Ancestors to Support New Jamaican, Vegan & Vegetarian Eatery on Newburghs’ Restaurant Row

African percussionist Kazi Oliver will wake the spirits at the recently opened Calabash Restaurant., March 15, 2017. Offering authentic Caribbean cuisine to locals and people visiting the historic district in the City of Newburgh, Calabash Restaurant 69 Liberty Street Newburgh NY is located amongst a row of a number of other specialized eateries. Kazi’s performing at the grand opening will be an interactive display of cultural awakening of the ancestors. His performances are entertaining,…


Added by Aquanetta Wright on February 22, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments

An Evening with the Executive Director of Food and Water Watch and Glynwood President in Beacon

Tuesday, July 23rd at 7pm at Fovea Exhibitions, 143 Main Street. 

Reserve your seat and join the D.C.-based Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, Wenonah Hauter, along with Glynwood President Kathleen Frith in an intimate discussion about Ms. Hauter's new book Foodopoly- The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America.

Attendees receive a signed copy of…


Added by Stephanie Heimann on July 3, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Not-for-profits! Come and vend for FREE at Beacon Flea Market!

Beacon Flea Market has hosted South Avenue School PTA, and St Marks Episcopal Church in Chelsea, Town of Wappingers.  Your organization could be next!  Come and get a premium space on a Sunday and promote your organization, raise funds, and gain exposure.  It is a great opportunity to reach out to the community!

Proof of status may be required.

Please apply by email or phone:

845 202 0094.

Added by Emma Dewing on June 5, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Beacon Community Garden

The Beacon Community Garden, in its 4th year, is a non-profit started by Susan Ruckdeschel and other local residents to establish a source of free food for those in need. In the back of St. Andrew's church on South Avenue, we have 8 plots just about ready for seeding and planting. Please call 845.380.3437 if you are interested in maintaining a plot for the 2012 growing season. A $15.00 (refundable) deposit is required. Plots are given out on a first-come-first-served basis.

Added by Susan Ruckdeschel on April 26, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

New blog entry from Estonian Nature Tours

This blog entry features my farm and art center in Estonia, my book and the importance of cooperation with the local community…


Added by Marika Blossfeldt on November 25, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Win a copy of Essential Nourishment

Here is another chance for

winning a copy of my book - this time via Pille Petersoo's wonderful food blog

Visit her blog by Nov 27 for a chance to win!

Good luck!…


Added by Marika Blossfeldt on November 23, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments

Winter Fresh

Winter Farms

This blog entry/spot is from a friend who gives some inspiration to the local winter farm movement. Enjoy fresh year-round. Let's encourage those who would provide year-round produce locally.

Added by Vane Lashua on March 15, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Hemp Milk Hot Chocolate/ Shot at School of Jellyfish

School of Jellyfish wonderful Hot Chocolate and shots now with Hemp Milk as well.
give it a try.
we also serve food and plate of the day. all organic and local.
183 Main street-845-440-8017

Added by lily zand on November 19, 2009 at 3:49pm — No Comments

One Month Countdown: In November, Winter turns Green

Winter C.S.A. distribution begins in November. If you haven't signed up for wintergreens yet (Beacon's winter C.S.A.), you'd better hurry!…


Added by kara on October 1, 2009 at 6:57pm — 1 Comment

BBQ Aficionados Take Note

Miz Hattie's Southern BBQ — a smoky fixture of the Sloop Club festivals — may soon have an outpost at our Sunday farmer's market. Hallelujah!! I can't wait for that, since Paul and I lined up for 'cue today at the Pumpkin Fest only to find they'd sold out in 2.5 hours due to overwhelming turnout.

For anyone who has been unable to sample Hattie & Eric Hess' true North Carolina-style pulled pork, hickory-smoked pork ribs, and the best coleslaw you'll ever have, call her and have… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on October 19, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Roasted Butternut Squash with Shallots and Thyme

A classic from Cook's Illustrated... check out the Common Ground farm stand at the market this Sunday.

Serves 4

2 pounds butternut squash , peeled and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes

6 medium shallots , peeled

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme leaves

Table salt and ground black pepper

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Put squash and shallots in roasting pan large enough to hold them without crowding. Toss with oil, and season with… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on October 6, 2008 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Eating Locally

I got to chat with Anne Dailey, former staff writer at the Valley Table and sustainable food activist, over coffee this morning. Many of you know Anne through her work organizing the fruit share pick ups at Common Ground farm, or her column in the Valley Table, advocating for seasonal, sustainable eating and local purveyors.

Before moving to Beacon three years ago, the Maine-native managed various Manhattan eateries before pursuing her talents for writing. She's found a… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on September 21, 2008 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Winter Sun Farms Winter Share comes to Beacon!

Winter Sun Farms will be offering its Winter CSA to Beacon area residents this winter. Working with the Beacon Farm Market, WSF will distribute its Winter Share on Sundays at the Beacon Farm Market.

Winter Sun Farms is a New Paltz company that partners with local farms to freeze and preserve their harvest during the growing season. WSF uses a CSA model to sell and distributes the produce throughout the colder months, when it isn't available locally. Winter Sun Farms started in the… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on August 19, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Enjoying the harvest season

Summer is the most bountiful time of the year — tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, beans by the bushel. Our Sunday farmer's market is fantastic, but sometimes it's a good thing to see the food coming out of the ground. Should you desire to venture out to actual farms and enjoy blueberry and raspberry season (and apple season not too far off), I've put together a map of… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on August 2, 2008 at 1:30am — No Comments

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