Greenhorns Calendar, Visualized!
Print it out, tape it up in your greenhouse, stick it to your fridge, laminate it and hang it on the back of your bike. See you soon! 2009-greenhorns-calendar
2009 Food Festivals
This brilliant list was prepared by rockstar Sarah Tautin. Read along for the full list, or just download a documen here: food-festivals-2009. FOOD FESTIVALS 2009 (March-onwards) State/County Fair info. culled from indiv. State websites. All other events culled from www.foodreference.com and www.festivals-and-shows.com CAVEATS: State Fair info. is as of 3.1.09 unavailable for GA, and RI's […]
World Gathering of Nomadic and Transhumant Pastoralists
"Transhumance - the transfer of livestock from one grazing ground to another, as from lowlands to highlands, with the changing of seasons." This beautiful conference is a gathering of Transhumant Pastoralists: http://www.nomadassegovia2007.org/media.html
International Public Market Conference
The Project for Public Spaces is a great resource, read on for information on a conference they're putting on this Spring. The 7th International Public Market Conference will showcase the vital role markets play in reconnecting local economies and communities. The recent explosion in popularity of public markets and farmers markets is emblematic of people's […]
Permaculture Design Course, Nevada City, CA
Practical Permaculture is offering a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) this March 16-23, 2009 in Nevada City, CA. This course will cover sustainable living systems for a wide variety of landscapes and climates. Students will learn to apply Permaculture principles to food production, home and greenhouse designs, construction, energy conservation and generation. They will explore alternative […]
Greenhorns Events 2009
The Greenhorns have a lot planned for 2009 - check it out & get involved! We'd love to see you. March 7: New York + Smithereen Farm 'Stake Out'- bed marking on the farm, scraping manure from the barn and top dressing. Moving mulch, moving hay, moving our arms in the sun March 13-23: Southern […]
Brooklyn Food Conference - May 2
Greenhorns will be there, will you? Brooklyn Food Conference Local Action for Global Change A Project of the Brooklyn Food Coalition Food issues hit home for all of Brooklyn-from school lunches or the rise in diabetes, escalating food costs, immigration or farmers markets, local food challenges and delights, food touches us all. Come join us […]
Work Weekend at Awesome Farm!
Not farming on your own, but longing to get your hands in the dirt? Plenty of farmers could use some help! Including Greenhorns Kaycee & Owen of Awesome Farm in Tivoli, NY... Saturday April 4th 10-6 Sunday, April 5th 10-5 Lunch will be served both days. Please dress for cold, wet weather. Hopefully you will […]
Fashion, Desserts & Bike Flags
The Fashion Show/Bake Sale was a great hit. And according to style.com, bike flags just may be the new trend. Almost. http://www.style.com/stylefile/2009/02/all-organic/ Kerry Trueman wrote a lovely piece about it all on the Huffington Post: Farmers + Fashionistas = Sex and the Country? Definitely worth a read. In the meantime, here is the recipe for […]
"Founded on Oyster Shells" - This Saturday!
A FUNDRAISER FOR NEW AMSTERDAM MARKET Saturday, February 21, 2009 5:00pm - 8:00pm New York, New York ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED Purchase Tickets Now Please support our mission to establish a permanent, indoor public market in the City of New York, where purveyors such as butchers, grocers, mongers, and other vendors will source and […]
Edible Schoolyards Workshop, Westport, CT
Edible Schoolyards are popping up everywhere! Join us to learn about growing a K-12 sustainable education program. FEATURED PRESENTER: Dorothy Mullen, Master Gardener, Founder, Princeton School Gardens Cooperative In a few short years, Princeton, NJ has created an outdoor classroom at every school in the district. Dorothy will share with us how Princeton schools worked […]
A Green Fashion Show & A Greenhorns Bake Sale!
What's not to love? Ok you NYC peoples, here's the haps... Greenhorns is organizing a Young Farmer Bake Sale-- at an Organic Fashion Show, during fashion week in New York City. Its cold here on the east coast, its slippy and slushy and drippy. But in the church basement we'll be doing a little educational […]
Exploratorium's "Observing" Exhibit
For the San Franciscans among you... Dear Friends, Please join us for the event below on February 12, 2009, observing the closing of our exhibit called "Shorelines and Timelines" at the Exploratorium. The exhibit went public Tuesday, January 27, and will close February 15. We are very pleased to be part of the Observing show, […]
Local Food Summit, Ann Arbor, MI
Great write up on a recent event in Michigan: http://annarborchronicle.com/2009/01/31/local-food-for-thought/ excerpt: "The Chronicle arrived midway through Thursday's day-long Local Food Summit 2009, and found evidence of the morning's work plastered all over the walls of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens conference room: Colorful sticky notes on butcher paper, categorized by topics like "Food policy/legislation," "Resources for […]
Northeast Real Food Summit
Winter Greetings Folks, The Northeast Real Food Summit is drawing near--workshops are coming together, the menu is being set, and registration has begun! Join your peers, and REGISTER NOW for the Northeast Real Food Summit! February 21-22, 2009 at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. http://realfoodchallenge.org/northeast/summit09
Sandor Katz in New York City
Sandor Katz, fermentation guru, author of Wild Fermentation, and Greenhorns Advisor is coming to New York! Sandor will make three appearances in New York this January... January 10, Third Root Community Health Center, Brooklyn January 11, Just Food, Brooklyn January 12, Natural Gourmet Institute, Manhattan You can find details on how to sign up for […]
November 16: Celebrate Change & Cheese at the Greenhorns Obama Melt!
Excited about our new president-elect? Come celebrate with the Greenhorns at our farm in upstate New York! We're having a cheese melt to celebrate change, an "Obama Melt", if you will. It's a chance to gather together to celebrate the election of a progressive president, one who says exciting things like ""America's farmers are America's […]
Young Farmers for Young Presidents!!!
We at the Greenhorns have some sayings. Vote with your fork: as a person faced with the decision of what to eat (hopefully) 3 times a day, you have the power to vote with your fork: consume locally grown veggies, peruse your local farmers market and eat what is in season. Think about where your […]
bikes. films. hey, what's not to love?
Bicycle Film Festival 2008
San Fran: Seed Surprise Potluck
A Garden Picnic: How Seeds Travel Saturday Oct, 18, 12-4pm at Southern Exposure Gallery 417 14th Street (@ Valencia), San Francisco RSVP: (415) 863-2141 email: [email protected] web: www.soex.org www.pocketseedlibrary.blogspot.com *** Calling all gardeners, citizen scientists, and picnickers! Enjoy city-grown food and participate in a group planting party. Picnickers will get two mystery seed packets--one to plant right away […]