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Warm July sunshine and the height of the summer growing season are upon us! Enjoy this month's VegOut, Bedford's source for buying, sharing, and eating local food to support a sustainable, local food system. 
July growing Tips 
Enjoy these videos about enhancing your soil naturally from local farmer Doug DeCandia.

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What to ask your farmer! 
Learning from your farmer is the best way to embrace the local scene. Next time you're at the market, plan to talk to your farmer. Here are some tips on what to ask.  
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WillYUM Spice's Curry Shrimp
Check out this mouth watering recipe from John Jay Homestead Farm Market's premiere spice vendor!
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Westchester Grower's Alliance transitions to nonprofit 
Longtime Katonah farmer Mimi Edelman shares her experience leading the Westchester Grower's Alliance and her hopes for helping farmers in Westchester.
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July 20th and 27th 3-4pm
Food Bank for Westchester Garden, Valhalla
Learn techniques for your own garden and plant your very own watermelon to take home! Register now!

Tuesday, July 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm (meets monthly)
Westchester Land Trust 
Help increase the quality of our food supply.  This group helps us develop the awareness and skills to make healthier connections between our food and human health. Bring your own plate or bowl and utensils to eat dinner.

July 22nd, 10 am-12 pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm 
Learn to make your own jams and jellies from fresh fruit, as well as tips on preserving food. 

July 22nd, 6-10 pm 
Hilltop Hanover Farm 
Dance and potluck to honor the departure of farmer Michelle Graham.

July 24th, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glynwood Farm 
Tomato Production Workshop suitable for both avid home gardeners and novices.

July 28th, 7 pm - 10 pm 
Hilltop Hanover Farm 
Chef Maria Reina will lead you through cooking a delicious  soup, main course, side dish, and dessert using just-harvested ingredients. $125 per couple, register online. 

July 29th, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Chef Agnes Deveraux explains how to whip up a delicious meal from unfamiliar produce you might receive from your CSA. 

August 2nd, 7 pm
Katonah Library 
The Katonah Library will screen a series of documentaries that demonstrate the connection between our food and the natural world. Circle of Poison is a film looking at the pesticide industry, its effect on the developing world, and how small farmers are fighting back.

August 11th, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Glynwood Farm
Glynwood's annual CSA dinner – a multi-course vegetarian meal prepared by Pixie and The Scout (Brooklyn, NY).

Support local farmers and your health - buy local food!

Check out our local farm map for farm markets, farm stands, CSAs, and U-pick opportunities in our area!

Check out this NY State harvest calendar to see what is fresh in each month in NY. 
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