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16

2012

A Rooftop Dinner With A Cause

by mackenzi | 4 | Share this Article:

in Astoria, Community

Like what you see up there? Join guest chefs I was really very hungry  and local rooftop farm Brooklyn Grange for a fundraiser benefiting Queens Harvest Co-op. Tickets for this special night include:

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

In addition, get exited for guest speaker Dr. Joan Gussow, who has been called the “matriarch of the eat-locally-think-globally food movement,” by The New York Times. 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. Tickets are $150 each, and can be purchased here. Let’s all help support this amazing grassroots endeavor to bring a food co-op to Astoria and Western Queens!

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michele zezima June 16, 2012 at 4:41 pm

love the idea of a food co-op. sorry not vegan..not coming. fully support organic farming and eating local but can’t support eating my friends for any cause. Proud member of the csa.
proud occupier. proud vegan.
with compassion,
love,
m

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mackenzi June 16, 2012 at 4:59 pm

Michele, I totally get it! I’ve been veg for 21 years and I try and eat as vegan as possible and practice compassion for every living being. That being said, I’d love to have a food co-op, so posting events that might help them also fits my values.

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Evan Kai June 17, 2012 at 4:38 am

Yes, I’m a vegan and thanks for your informative nice post.

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Anna Keryl June 21, 2012 at 8:46 am

The idea of food co-op is wonderful. I am vegan, and I am wishing to be free that day so that I can attend.

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