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April 2012

Earth Day Entrepreneur Showcase: Slow Money and Local Investment Opportunities

April 22, 2012 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Loft at Stone Barns

Slow Money NYC and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Present: Earth Day Entrepreneur Showcase: Slow Money and Local Investment Opportunities With Woody Tasch, Author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money, & Eliot Coleman, Author & Farmer, Four Season Farm April 22, 2012 (Earth Day!) 3-5 pm The Loft at Stone Barns Tickets $75. Limited quantity. What better way to spend Earth Day than with a group of food entrepreneurs and investors who are working “to bring…

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EXTREME ENERGY AND THE FIGHT FOR OUR FUTURE

April 23, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUNY New Paltz,

MONDAY APRIL 23RD 6:00 pm SUNY NEW PALTZ, Room TBA CATSKILL MOUNTAINKEEPER, FRACK FREE CATSKILLS, HUDSON RIVER CLEARWATER, WORKING FILMS-reel power PRESENT EXTREME ENERGY AND THE FIGHT FOR OUR FUTURE COME HEAR THE VOICES OF THOSE FIGHTING HYDROFRACKING IN NY, MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL IN WV NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IN NY, CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE PLANET AND FOR A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE IT IS TIME TO JOIN TOGETHER- THEY ARE ALL OUR STRUGGLES!! We will learn about local struggles, broad campaigns and…

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$10.00

Frackonomics: Debunking the Financial Myths of Shale Gas & Embracing a Green Energy Future

April 24, 2012 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society,
2 West 64th Street @ Central Park West, New York, NY United States

United for Action and tons of other great co-sponsors (see list below) are bringing Deborah Rogers, Jannette Barth, and Al Appleton together for a panel presentation to discuss the downsides of shale gas development from an economic and financial standpoint and will additionally be exploring the potential for green energy for New York State.  What:  Frackonomics:  Debunking the Financial Myths of Shale Gas & Embracing a Green Energy Future When: April 24th Time:  6:45 (doors open at 6) Where:  Ethical Culture Society, 2…

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Earth Day Lobby Day 2012

April 25, 2012 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
New York State Capitol,
Albany, NY United States

Join Us For Earth Day Lobby Day 2012! Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 9:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. New York State Capitol Albany, NY Please join us for the 22nd annual Earth Day Lobby Day in Albany, New York.   Hear from state government and environmental leaders, learn about environmental bills that are pending in Albany, and lobby your state lawmakers on environmental issues that are important to you. This year’s Earth Day Lobby Day will focus on critically important environmental issues such as expanding…

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Free

Fire House Forum on Rural Economic Development

April 28, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jeffersonville Fire House,
Jeffersonville, NY United States

Sullivan County Farm Network presents: Got Property? … “Ways to Generate Green Revenue From Your Land” Saturday April 28th 1-4 pm Jeffersonville Firehouse (Free Admission/Light Refreshments) Experts talk about: Solar/Wind Turbines, Food Production, Opportunities in Rural Economic Development Learn what it takes to: Raise Beef, Chickens & Alpaca Make Cheese, Honey & Maple Syrup Grow Vegetables in High Tunnels Start a Community Supported Ag Project (CSA) Produce Grass Pellets Grow Christmas Trees Lease Land to Produce Electricity Offer Farm Stays-…

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Permaculture Design Course – Session 1

April 29, 2012 @ 1:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Cutting Garden,
Youngsville, NY United States

  The Cutting Garden is pleased to announce that NOFA-NY (The Northeast Organic Farming Association) is sponsoring a second four session course centered on a step by step approach to creating and maintaining a permanent, low maintenance system of production for food, flowers and trees based on the natural system of the forest.  This will be a hands-on course with emphasis on individual attention.   The course will take place on Sundays between 1 pm and 3:30 pm.  It will be taught by…

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$25

Support Chefs for the Marcellus & Fight Fracking

April 29, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center,
540 President St, Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY United States

Chefs for the Marcellus Benefit: Spring Fling and Pesto Competiton! Please join us at Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center for herbal appetizers & nibbles, herbal cocktails and other libations by Wolf and Deer and Ger-Nis, cooking demonstrations, music by Evan Swamm Trio, and information about how people who love our local food and water can fight fracking. Pesto judges: Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez, Jimmy Carbone, Mary Cleaver, Matt Timms, and Tamar Adler. Competing chefs: Maneet Chauhan, Nissa Pierson, Cathy Erway, Rafael Hasid,…

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$5.00

Save our Beer!

April 30, 2012 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Brewery,

WHEN: April 30, 2012: 7:30PM to 9:30PM WHERE: Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249 map TO ATTEND: Click here to RSVP SUGGESTED DONATION:  $5 New York’s water is at risk from industrial gas drilling called fracking. Fracking requires millions of gallons of water, sand, and toxic chemicals pumped deep underground. The gas industry wants to frack thousands of wells across the state, endangering the health and safety of our water and forever altering our communities. Environmental Advocates and…

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May 2012

Electronics Recycling Event in New Paltz

May 4, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - May 5, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
1-3 Clearwater Road, New Paltz, NY United States

Catskill Mountainkeeper is sponsoring an electronics take-back event for businesses and households, in partnership with Advanced Recovery, Inc. and the Town of New Paltz.  Easily Recycle Old Computers & Electronics – Keep electronics out of landfills, and support Catskill Mountainkeeper  WHEN: Businesses    Friday, May 4th, 2012,  12PM – 4PM  Households   Saturday, May 5th, 2012, 9AM- 1PM  WHERE:  1-3 Clearwater Road, New Paltz  Off Route 32 by ballfields & Highway Department Collection Fees (donations are accepted and your vehicle is unloaded for you!)…

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15-20

Foodstock 2012

May 5, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tennis Building, Villa Roma Resort,
Callicoon, NY United States

Farmers, producers and growers of all kinds will be represented at “FOODSTOCK”, as well as local restaurants, wineries and distributors. Each will offer a representative sample of their product for attendees to taste. All products will be available for purchase. Restaurants will offer a taste of their signature dish. 
There will be fresh produce of all kinds, amazing baked goods, homemade jams and preserves, meats and smoked meats and fish, maple products, tantalizing desserts, sausages, sauces and pestos, fudge and…

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