FOR HEALTHY, SUSTAINABLE FOOD, YOU NEEDN'T GO MUCH
FURTHER THAN YOUR COMMUNITY OR YOUR OWN BACKYARD
 
 
 
Enjoy these tips for local food and great events in August! VegOut is your source for buying, sharing, and eating local food to support a sustainable, local food system. 
 
 
Growing Spinach
A delicious and healthy option to grow in August.

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Snow Hill Farm
Check out this local farm that produces pasture-raised meats and organic produce.

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Roasted Broccoli Leaves Recipe
A delicious recipe and a great way to reduce food waste. 

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InterGenerate
Learn how this organization helps provide local food to neighbors in need through new community gardens. 

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Pick Your Own Peaches and Bakery Opens
Every Weekend in August Starting the 12th, 10am- 4:30pm
Wilkins Fruit and Fir Farm, Yorktown Heights
Pick your own delicious peaches, partake in the wine tastings, and purchase delicious donuts and pies from the Farm's bakery.

Conservation Happy Hour
Thursday, August 9, 6 pm (meets monthly)
Westchester Land Trust 
A happy hour for all who care about Agriculture, Conservation, and Fine Ales
For more information contact Kat@westchesterlandtrust.org
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co
444 Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford NY 10523

Picnic Day at Glynwood
Saturday, August 18th,12 pm- 3 pm
Glynwood  
Designated times to picnic in our orchard, free of charge. Bring your basket, blanket and friends; Glynwood provides tables, bathrooms, zero-waste disposal and, of course, the scenery. Click here for more information.

Family Farm Festival
Saturday, September 8th, 4 pm- 7 pm
Stuart's Fruit Farm  
The oldest working farm in Westchester County has been protected forever! Enjoy hayrides, food trucks, live music, homemade apple crisp, family- friendly games, raffles and more. Admission is free and food will be available for purchase. Rain date is Sunday, September 9th.
For more information contact Kat@westchesterlandtrust.org

Tomato Tasting at Hilltop Hanover
Sunday, August 26th, 10am- 1pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm
Join Hilltop Hanover for a farm-style celebration with the perfect summertime activity: tomato tasting! Sample delicious heirloom and modern tomatoes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Farmers will be on site to talk about different tomato varieties and share tips on growing tomatoes and saving tomato seeds. This event is free and open to the public.Think you’ve got the best tomatoes in your garden? Email info@hilltophanoverfarm.org to enter your favorite variety in the tasting.
 
 
 
 
Seeds: Advanced Plant Breeding 
Thursday, August 2nd, 10am- 3:45pm
Stone Barns Center 

Come learn about breeding theories and methods for improving plant variety genetics, breeding design, techniques, and selection as we explore the crop trials at Stone Barns and utilize it’s living laboratory to learn more about how to trial and breed crops for optimal market success.
$25 per person, register online. 

Pleasantville Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:30am- 1pm
Pleasantville Farmers Market

The largest year-round farmers market in the region is located right in the center of Westchester County, in the heart of a beautiful, historic walking village -- perfectly positioned on your way to your destination or better yet, as a destination in itself. Click here for more information.

National Honey Bee Day 
Saturday, August 18th, 10am-1pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm
Come visit and join in the fun at historic Hilltop Hanover Farm to celebrate National Honey Bee Day! This family event is free and open to the public. Talk to Hudson Valley Natural Beekeepers, learn about beekeeping, observe bees in the apiary, view live bees in an observation hive, sample local honey, visit our beautiful pollinator garden and learn about plants that attract all kinds of bees. Honey, bee products, and native plants will be available for sale; all proceeds benefit Hilltop Hanover Farm.
 
 
 
 
 
Support local farmers, and your health.
Buy local food!
 
 
 
Check out our local farm map for farm markets, farm stands, CSAs, and U-picks in our area!
 
 
 
 
Check out this NY State harvest calendar to see what is fresh in each month in New York. 
 
 
C O U P O N
Special Offer for Friends of Bedford 2020
Mill River Supply, on our recommendation, now has Earth Machine composters in stock for $100.
($90 if people say they were recommended by
Bedford 2020.)
A testimonial from a member of Bedford 2020: "This is a really good price for a compost bin — and it's a very good bin. I've used one for about 6 years and it looks as good as new."
 
 
Sign up today! Community Compost
Bedford 2020 and the Town of Bedford bring you an organic waste drop off program for residents of Katonah, Bedford Hills and Bedford Village. 
Click here for more information and to sign up.
 
 
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