Our members share their passion for local food with communities from New York City to Albany with exciting cooking demonstrations in school gardens and farmers markets, and healthy cooking classes at natural food co-ops and community centers.

Upcoming educational events

March 15, 6 – 8 p.m.

Family Cooking Class: Wild Edibles, Jillian Naveh
Denny Farrell State Park
679 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10031
Learn about the wild foods growing all around us. Chef Jillian Naveh will share a variety of wild foods including purslane, wild chives, dandelion greens and flowers, burdock root, Japanese knotweed and many others, while showing how these foods can be cooked, preserved and dried. Learn how to supplement your diet with the wild plants growing in your neighborhood. 

March 30, 2019 5 – 7 p.m.

Fall nature walk and harvest, Noah Sheetz
Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx, NY 10471
Nature walk-and-talk on the back trails of Van Cortlandt Park, wild edible harvest, hot tea and a snack.