Food Professionals Protecting
Our Farms, Food & Water
From Fracking
Monthly archive May, 2012

Do You Love NY Enough to Protect It From Fracking?

New York State is rolling out an update of its internationally famous I Love NY logo in a series of TV ads.  The new logos, created by crowd sourcing, will replace the iconic heart with depictions of New York attractions, including its food and wine. The state’s culinary pre-eminence, including its farms and farmers’ markets and...

NYS Wine Producers & Retailers Join Our Campaign

Winemaking is a huge and growing business in New York State — a business now threatened by hydrofracking for natural gas.  A few facts and figures:  In 2011,  the industry contributed $3.76 billion to the state’s economy from the production of wine and grapes grown on nearly 1,400 vineyards statewide.  Since 1976, the number of New York’s...

Our Campaign in the News

An Associated Press story about how fracking in farming communities is pitting neighbor against neighbor mentions Chefs for the Marcellus. READ IT HERE. 

Chefs Make Pesto … and a Difference!

The contestants in our April 29 Pesto Competition not only wowed us with their delicious, inventive dishes,  they also signed on to the Chefs for the Marcellus campaign.  We welcome the following food professionals to our cause, and thank them for supporting Chefs for the Marcellus: Tamar Adler, An Everlasting Meal; Deepak Ballaney, Dine 365 Group; Maneet...

Sustainable Restaurants: Panel Discussion with Jimmy Carbone

Chefs founder Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43) and fellow chefs and restaurateurs will be talking about sustainable restaurants at the Brooklyn Food Conference on Saturday, May 12 at 12:30 p.m. The panel, moderated by Leonard Lopate, includes other Chefs supporters: Bill Telepan (Telepan), Francine Stephens (Franny’s), and Catherine Saillard (iCi).

Pesto Competition Rocked the House!

Spectacular is the only word for last Sunday’s event, generously hosted by Nissa Pierson & Ger-Nis. Thank you Nissa and all the participating chefs. View album.