Astoria, Community Jun 16, 2012 A Rooftop Dinner With A Cause Eat exceptionally delicious food on a rooftop farm, all while supporting the Queens Harvest Co-op! Share this Scoop by Mackenzi Farquer total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Eat exceptionally delicious food on a rooftop farm, all while supporting the Queens Harvest Co-op! by Mackenzi Farquer Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Western Queens Transportation Study Draft is Available To Yo (...) 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! Twitter Facebook Email Print Brooklyn Grangequeens harvest food co-opsupper clubUp on the farmWestern Queens Related scoops Western Queens Transportation Study Draft is Available To Yo (...) 4 Comments Anna Keryl June 21st, 2012 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. Reply Evan Kai June 17th, 2012 Yes, I’m a vegan and thanks for your informative nice post. Reply michele zezima June 16th, 2012 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 Reply mackenzi June 16th, 2012 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. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.