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August and the height of the growing season is here! Enjoy this month's VegOut, Bedford's source for buying, sharing, and eating local food to support a sustainable, local food system. 
Planting for Fall and Beyond 

As hot as it might be right now, believe it or not NOW is the time to start planning to plant your fall and winter crops! Check out this article and lovely photos by Lori Fontanes on how to prepare and protect your plants for cold weather.  

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Chappaqua's "Local" 

For affordable eats ranging from ice cream to gazpacho, check out the cafe Local in Chappaqua, NY! 

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Lemon Miso Dressing

Versatile and light, you'll love to make this dressing from Adam Strahl of Chappaqua's 'Local'! 

Too Many Tomatoes? 

Celebrate the height of the growing season by donating your excess produce to people in need. Read about how.

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August 19th, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hilltop Hanover Farm 
Preserve your tomatoes for the cold winter ahead to use in everything from soups to casseroles! 

August 19th,  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hilltop Hanover Farm
Gather for an informal and fun group of spinners and knitters from all experience levels! 
First time attendance is free, $5/each subsequent class 

August 19th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hilltop Hanover Farm
If you’re interested in volunteering at Hilltop Hanover farm, be sure to attend this volunteer orientation! 

August 20th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Hilltop Hanover Farm 
Learn about seeding dates and crop selection to prepare your garden for the cold winter ahead. 


Sep 13th, 7:00 PM  
Food on Film Series: Queen of the Sun: What the Bees are Telling Us
Katonah Library 
Introduction and light refreshments before the film & Q+A sessions afterward
Guest speakers include Doug Decandia, Bionutrient Food and Farming Group, Food Growing Project Coordinator at the Food Bank of Westchester; Deb Taft of Mobius Fields; and Jeff Cordulack, NOFA Director.

September 13, 7:00 PM
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Join The Food Bank for Westchester and The Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry for a special screening at Bow Tie Mount Kisco Cinemas. Tickets available online.

September 16th, 9 AM - 5 PM
Mahattanville College 
Workshops, panel discussions, garden demonstrations, and food trucks! Featuring special guest chef/writer/advocate Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Barns. 

October 7th, 2017
Stone Barns 
Enjoy hayrides, sheep mowing, live music, turkey-herding and more! 
Tickets go one sale Wednesday, August 23rd at 10:00 am 

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. 
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. Compost drop off now available whenever the Recycling Center is open!
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