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 September. VegOut is your source for buying, sharing, and eating local food to support a sustainable, local food system. 
 
 
Great Garlic Starts Now!
Don't miss out on this opportunity to have fresh garlic next spring. Plant in the fall to give your garlic a cold cycle, and you'll be harvesting in June.

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Cabbage Hill Farm
Committed to small farm practices, preserving historic farm animals, sustainable agriculture and aquaponics, find their products at the market or participate in a no-commitment meat box this winter.

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Pumpkin Garlic Lasagna
This recipe has all the things we crave once there is a chill in the air. Posted by our friends at Meatless Monday, this lasagna makes a hearty meat-free entree.

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Donate Produce
Is your garden or orchard overflowing with produce? Don't let that great food go to waste - consider donating some to those who otherwise cannot afford local food. 

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Claudy Jongstra Lecture
Thursday, September 27, 7-9pm
Stone Barns Center
Claudy Jongstra, whose tapestries WOVEN SKIN are being hosted at Stone Barns 9/27-9/30, will lecture about why she centers agriculture as the foundation of her artistic practice and how her artworks serve as both embodiments of and influences on her local landscape in the Netherlands. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.
 
 
 
 
 
Food Justice Conference
Saturday, September 29, 2am-10pm
Manhattanville College
Join the MFA Program and two panels of activists and advocates in a day dedicated to addressing hunger and food waste in the region. Two afternoon panels and networking will be followed by a locally sourced dinner and storytelling event on the subject of HUNGER.
Afternoon panels/evening storytelling are free/all are welcome. Dinner is $25 and requires a reservation. 
For more info and to register click here.
 
 
 
 
 
Floristic Changes in the Northeast
Thursday, October 4, 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, Classroom
A lecture by Robert Naczi Curator of North American botany, New York Botanical Garden. Co-sponsored by Bedford 2020, Bedford Audubon, Hilltop Hanover Farm, and Westchester Land Trust. Pre-registration required, $5.
To register or learn more click here
 
 
 
 
 
Green Festival
Saturday, September 29, 11am-2pm
Anne Hutchinson School, Eastchester
Eastchester's Green Festival will include a garden produce contest, info about green gardening, and a lot of family fun! 
 
 
 
 
Farm to Table Dinner
September 27, 6-9:30pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm
The Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center will hold a Farm-to-Table fundraising dinner prepared by Chef Jon Pratt of Peter Pratt's Inn, complete with cocktail hour, three-course dinner, music, and silent auction. Click here for more information.
 
 
 
 
Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
September 29 and 30
Saugerties, NY
$10 daily admission (under 12 free)
Two full days to celebrate garlic with food, music and fun. For more information and to buy tickets visit http://hvgf.org
 
 
 
 
Permaculture Training
6- week course begins 9/15
Hosted by Roots and Wings, Dobbs Ferry
The Accelerated Permaculture Training certificate course was designed by Claudia Joseph and will be taught by a group of permaculture practitioners this fall. It's six classes, including field training, starting on September 15 in Dobbs Ferry. For more info and to register click here.
 
 
 
 
Harvest Fest
October 6, 10am-3pm
Stone Barns Center
Activities, crafts, live music, seasonal fare. Proceeds from Harvest Fest support Stone Barns Center’s mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.
 
 
 
 
 
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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bedford2020.org   |   68 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY
 
 
      
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