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Monthly archive March, 2012

Pesto Fest, April 29, to Benefit Chefs for the Marcellus

Thank you Nissa Pierson and Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center for hosting the Spring Fling and Pesto Competition, Sunday April 29, noon to 4:00 p.m. for the benefit of Chefs for the Marcellus. Guests at this event will be treated to pesto dishes prepared by professional chefs (including Chefs Louisa Shafia of LucidFood and Elizabeth Schula...

Our Own Jimmy Carbone Co-Hosts IACP Event Tonight!

Chefs for the Marcellus co-founder Jimmy Carbone is co-hosting a live event and webcast about food and food policy at The Jerome L Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street,  tonight! The evening — a kick-off for the first IACP conference to be held in NYC in 30 years —  will feature an expert panel, including introductory...

Chefs for the Marcellus Founder Hilary Baum Speaks Out at NYC Rally

One of our founders, Hilary Baum, was among the speakers at a major anti-fracking rally held at NYC’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday February 25, 2012.  To those who claim that upstate needs fracking to revitalize a dying farming economy, Hilary responded: “New York agriculture is not dead, but fracking can drive...

Restaurateur Peter Hoffman Says No to Fracking

Restaurateur Peter Hoffman, who has signed on to our campaign, and recently participated in our N’awlins Gumbo Cookoff, is an outspoken critic of hydrofracking for natural gas: “Fracking is not a good thing for any of us, not just New Yorkers. We continue to not really want to pursue conservation and alternate energy sources. We’re...