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Governor Cuomo: Protect Finger Lakes Wine Region

Governor Cuomo: Protect Finger Lakes Wine Region

Chefs for the Marcellus joined NYS Sustainable Business Council, Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition and Gas-Free Seneca Business Coalition and others in a letter to Governor Cuomo opposing the development of a major gas hub in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Cofounder Jimmy Carbone, of Jimmy’s 43, said, “The Finger Lakes produces great wines,...

Profiled!

The Chefs for the Marcellus campaign and cofounder Hilary Baum are featured in “Connecting the Dots Between Fracking and the Food Supply”at America Knows How as an example of how businesses can take action on climate change. We are proud that our role as a collaborative player in the movement to ban fracking in New...

Protecting Public Lands from Fracking

Representative Mark Pocan and Hilary Baum, of Chefs for the Marcellus and the American Sustainable Business Council, are coauthors of an op-ed published by The Hill addressing environmental, health and economic impacts of fracking on public lands. ASBC is an endorser of the Protect Our Public Lands Act introduced by Pocan on Earth Day 2015.  ...

Maryland Takes Fracking Off the Menu!

Chefs for the Marcellus congratulates Don’t Frack Maryland campaign and the scores of farmers, restaurant owners, chefs, beverage and food producers, retailers and others who helped achieve a multi year moratorium on fracking! As in New York and California, the professional food community of Maryland is taking specific action as a group to protect water,...
Oh Yes!  We Won a Ban!!!

Oh Yes! We Won a Ban!!!

Today, December 17, 2014 is a great day in New York for Chefs for the Marcellus and all who have spoken out to keep NY frack free.  A great day for our regional foodshed, for our food and beverage producers, and a great day for the future of working together!  So sure that the Chefs...
Chefs for the Marcellus at Farm to Table Summit

Chefs for the Marcellus at Farm to Table Summit

Campaign co founders Jimmy Carbone and Hilary Baum want to send the governor a message: let’s build agriculture by keeping fracking out of New York! Jimmy and Hilary attended the Upstate Downstate Farm to Table Summit, the governor’s promotional event expressing his support for New York State food and beverage products. We all have to...
Fracktail Night at Back Forty | August 11th

Fracktail Night at Back Forty | August 11th

Exciting news!  Chefs for the Marcellus is hosting an after hours fundraising event at Back Forty on Monday, August 11th from 9pm-11pm.  We hope you can join us as we sip on signature fracktails, enjoy light bites and pledge to fight fracking in New York State. Admission is free, with drink proceeds going to benefit Chefs for the Marcellus....
Chefs for the Marcellus in The New York Times

Chefs for the Marcellus in The New York Times

If you picked up this Sunday’s edition of The New York Times you likely noticed the nod to Mario Batali’s support for Chefs for the Marcellus! The article, entitled Tom Colicchio, Citizen Chef, profiles Mr. Collicchio’s advocacy work within the food justice sphere, and references Mr. Batali as fellow epicurean with a cause. Read the full article here.
Chefs for the Marcellus in USA Today, Green Living | Cooking Up a Solution

Chefs for the Marcellus in USA Today, Green Living | Cooking Up a Solution

Campaign co-founder Heather Carlucci and Chefs for the Marcellus are featured in the Spring / Summer 2014 edition of USA Today Green Living. “Cooking Up a Solution: Chefs Band Together to End Fracking” details the environmental concerns associated with fracking in the Marcellus region, including “its impact on the water resources of the region and its proximity...