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Weekend Links 9/14

A lot of food news from this week continues to circle the Stanford Study on purchasing organic food, but I thought this week we would take a break from all the debate and look at what else is happening in the food world. Yesterday, the New York City Board of Health banned the sale of  Read more

September 14, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Weekend Links 9/7

This week was a big news week in the food world, mostly surrounding the findings of a study published by Stanford University, published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The study article is entitled, “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?: A Systematic Review”. (Find the study abstract here: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1355685) The study claims to  Read more

September 7, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Weekend Links

The weekend is almost here! So how about some slow food related links to kickoff your weekend?   Summer is not over yet, which means there is plenty of time left for outdoor grilling. This article offers advice on how to grill the perfect burger (Psst. The secret is knowing what you’re grilling…and it’s protein  Read more

August 17, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Links For Your Weekend!

Happy Saturday! Here are some fun and enlightening slow-food-worthy links to enjoy on your weekend.   Co-founders Alan Salant and Rob Spiro of Good Eggs have found a way to merge the local food movement with modern technology to help make foods and vendors more accessible to a wider range of customers. Let’s just hope  Read more

August 4, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Learn About the Skidmore Student Garden

If you have driven by the Skidmore campus on Broadway at all recently, you’ve passed the Skidmore garden. Located next to the historic Surrey Williamson Inn, what began as a 40-foot by 60-foot plot has expanded over the past four years to become a functional and thriving garden. Almost entirely student activated, promoted, and run,  Read more

July 25, 2012 in Uncategorized by

A Night at 9 Miles East Farm

Drive 9 miles east of Saratoga Springs and you end up where else but 9 Miles East Farm. On a hot day turned perfect summer night, 11 guests pulled up to co-owners Mary and Gordon Sacks’ property, where rows of crops grow right up to the family home, situated directly across from the barn. If you’re  Read more

July 18, 2012 in Previous Events by

Al Fresco Dinner Under the Pavilions

The Saratoga Farmers’ Market and Slow Food Saratoga Region invite you to an evening of great food and live jazz. Catered by Sperry’s chef Michael Hinrichs, the delicious meal will feature seasonal, local food from the market. Lemonade, Ice Tea and Coffee will be available or feel free to bring your own beverages for dinner.  Read more

June 20, 2012 in Events by

Dinner and Farm Tour at 9 Miles East Farm

Slow Food Saratoga Dinner and Farm Tour at 9 Miles East Farm 9 Miles East (as in 9 miles east of Saratoga) delivers ready-to-reheat meals to their subscribers, making it easy for busy people to enjoy local food. Meals are made from vegetables grown on the farm in a sustainable manner and harvested at their  Read more

June 7, 2012 in Events by

Slow Food USA Receives $1.2 Million Grant

BROOKLYN, NY (June 4, 2012) – Slow Food USA, a national non-profit dedicated to creating a world where the food we eat is good for us, good for farmers and workers, and good for the planet, has received a landmark $1.2 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan. The three-year, capacity building grant  Read more

June 5, 2012 in News by

Mack Brook Farm

We raise grassfed Angus beef on 300 acres in the foothills of the Adirondacks. We produce a premium product with superior quality and taste.  Because  each animal is born and raised on our farm, we have 100% traceability.  We do not use antibiotics or hormones. Mack Brook Farm covers over 300 acres in Argyle, NY,  Read more

May 30, 2012 in producers by

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