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

They’re still buzzing …

… about our  benefit, Taste of the Marcellus, held on July 26 at Brooklyn Winery.  Read the excellent post by Daniel Raichel in Switchboard, the National Resources Defense Council’s staff blog. And if you haven’t  done so yet, please write to Governor Cuomo  telling him not to frack New York’s farms,  wineries and breweries. VIEW PHOTO ALBUM...

Success!

Our benefit, “Taste of the Marcellus,” Thursday July 26, at Brooklyn Winery and Brooklyn Bowl was packed with food pros, fracktivists, and food lovers: all people who treasure our locally sourced food, wine, beer, hard cider and spirits, and who were there to help protect our regional foodshed from fracking. “Taste of the Marcellus” raised...

Delicious Food & Drink Pairings to Fight Fracking, July 26…

The dishes on offer at the Taste of the Marcellus benefit will be paired with unlimited pours of Brooklyn Winery’s own New York wines, Brewery Ommegang beers, Eve’s Cidery hard ciders, and Tuthilltown cocktails… get your tickets now! Chef Michael Anthony, Gramercy Tavern Okra Stuffed with Eggplant Puree, Sherry Vinegar, Parsley and Mint – paired...

Wythe Ave’s Brooklyn Bowl is Cool, Sez NY Times…

…and hey,  that’s where we’re having our Taste of the Marcellus After-Party, Thursday, July 26! According to the newspaper of record, Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg is the place to be. So be there when Brooklyn Bowl, at No. 61, hosts our After-Party. Your ticket — a mere $25 — is the key to complimentary Ommegang beer and...

Huffington Post Features Our July 26th Fundraiser

The article quotes Will Blunt of StarChefs, one of the sponsors of Taste of the Marcellus, our July 26 benefit at Brooklyn Winery: “Chefs are not just lifestyle figures,” he told  Huff Post’s Regina Varolli, “they’re small business owners and job creators critical to a healthy New York State economy. As Governor Cuomo weighs his decision...

Mary Cleaver: Cooking For You July 26

Mary Cleaver will be one of the star chefs cooking for guests at our July 26 fundraiser at Brooklyn Winery.  Mary’s celebrated restaurant, The Green Table, and Cleaver and Co., her catering business, both rely on the finest locally sourced food. In fact Mary has been called the “most passionate pioneer” of the sustainable food movement. Of fracking...

Mixologist Richard Knapp Joins “Taste” Team

Mixologist Richard Knapp of Mother’s Ruin in Nolita will be shaking it up (and stirring, too) at Taste of the Marcellus, Thursday, July 26. Richard’s two cocktails, created for the event, will feature rum  donated by Tuthilltown Spirits. BUY TICKETS NOW!   

“Taste of the Marcellus” Early Bird Special Extended

Some of NYC’s most celebrated chefs will be cooking up a storm at the Brooklyn Winery on Thursday evening, July 26, for A Taste of the Marcellus, a benefit to protect New York State’s water, air and soil from industrialized drilling (fracking) for natural gas. If you purchase tickets by July 16, you can sample...

Top Chef’s Elizabeth Falkner at Taste of the Marcellus, July 26

Superstar chef and restaurateur Elizabeth Falkner will be cooking alongside a bevy of other leading chefs at our benefit, Taste of the Marcellus, on Thursday, July 26, at Brooklyn Winery. Elizabeth — known nationally for her numerous TV appearances, most notably on Top Chef and Iron Chef — was long based in San Francisco, but has...