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April 2012
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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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Free

Ramps Festival

May 6, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

On May 6th, at the Callicoon Farmer’s Market, Slow Food UpDeRiVa will be celebrating the Ramp, one of this region’s most wonderful wild delicacies. Courtesy of Sullivan County Farmers Market, we’ll be hosting demonstrations, recipes, and tastings. Ramp Recipes and Classes 11:00 – 12:00    Quick basics:  How to make ramp butter and ramp pickles 12:00 – 1:00    Bob Eckert of Northern Farmhouse Pasta, will join us with samples and demonstrations. Have you had his ramp ravioli? It’s pure joy in…

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$75.00

WLC Vernal Fling Honoring Congressman Hinchey

May 12, 2012 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Maverick Concert Hall,
Woodstock, United States

Celebrate Congress’ leading hero in the fight against fracking this Saturday, May 12, in Woodstock! The Woodstock Land Conservancy (WLC) is celebrating the work of fracking and conservation hero Representative Maurice Hinchey at its Vernal Fling, Saturday May 12, 5:30 pm at the Maverick Concert Hall in Woodstock. (See http://www.woodstocklandconservancy.org/secondary/VernalFling2012.htm) The courage that Maurice Hinchey demonstrated in the earliest stages of his career in the New York State legislature – exposing Love Canal and investigating organized crime in waste hauling…

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Urgent Call to Action and Concert in Albany

May 15, 2012 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egg: Center For Performing Arts,
Albany, NY United States

NEW YORKERS AGAINST FRACKING: An Urgent Call To Action A Concert Event Featuring: Medeski Martin & Wood, Natalie Merchant, Citizen cope, The Felice Brothers, Joan Osborne, Tracy Bonham, Toshi reagon, Dan Zanes, Ida, The Horse Flies, The Ahkwesasne women singers Hosted by mark ruffalo & melissa leo Tuesday, May 15 Albany, New York Rally 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. West Capitol Lawn Concert 7:00 p.m. The Egg: Center For Performing Arts Ticket Information: 518 473-1845 / www.theegg.org Tuesday, May 15, a…

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Permaculture Design Course – Session 2

May 27, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 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 Certified Permaculture…

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