FREE Class: Mushroom Cultivation – How to Grow Mushrooms in Your Apartment with Frank Kushnir

CSA members may be interested in this class: What: Mushroom Cultivation - How to Grow Mushrooms in Your Apartment with Frank Kushnir Join Arbor Vitae School of Traditional Herbalism for this informative and practical workshop and leave with a mushroom growing kit! Learn how to grow mushrooms in your apartment! Everyone who attends will make an … Continue reading FREE Class: Mushroom Cultivation – How to Grow Mushrooms in Your Apartment with Frank Kushnir

Fall Leaf Collection

The NYC Department of Sanitation is collecting leaves for composting this year!  Certain neighborhoods (PDF) in NYC, including Forest Hills and most of Queens, will receive collection of fall leaves on specific Sundays in November and December; see the Queens schedule below. For other boroughs, see here Residents in these areas should set out their leaves … Continue reading Fall Leaf Collection

Lacto-fermentation Workshop with Sandor Elix Katz

Wondering what to do with a bumper crop of fall veggies? Join us for an evening with Sandor Elix Katz! Sandor is always inspiring, helping even the most cautious of cooks to start down the road of becoming a fermentation geek. Where: Teachers College Columbia University  525 West 120th Street  Cowin Auditorium  New York, NY 10027 … Continue reading Lacto-fermentation Workshop with Sandor Elix Katz

E-Waste Recycling Event – 5/3/15 10-4 FHJC

When:    Sunday, May 03, 2015 10:00am - 04:00pm Where:  Forest Hills Jewish Center, 69th Road between Queens Boulevard and Austin Street, Queens, NY What:   They accept the following working & non-working equipment: • Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes) • Monitors • Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers • Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.) • Peripherals … Continue reading E-Waste Recycling Event – 5/3/15 10-4 FHJC

Three teams compete at CSA Smackdown first round cooking competition, citywide finals to be held Oct. 20

by Michael Schoeck CSA / Just Food / The Great CSA Smackdown / Young Chef’s Academy / Forest Hills CSA Three teams of Forest Hills CSA members wowed a trio of judges at The Great CSA Smackdown’s first round event Tuesday night, September 23rd at the Young Chef’s Academy in Forest Hills. Winning team Sumei … Continue reading Three teams compete at CSA Smackdown first round cooking competition, citywide finals to be held Oct. 20

NYC Wildflower Week

NYC Wildflower Week is May 10-18, 2014! Come out for a guided walk in the woods and learn about the wildflowers, fungi and wildlife around you. Stroll through gardens and greenroofs that feature nature flora. Get your hands dirty at one of their planting events and give aways. Have family fun at their child-friendly activities. All free! Check out their NYCWW at a … Continue reading NYC Wildflower Week

The Compost Collective’s Fundraisers

* Yogurt & Cheese Making Class * Join in a private cooking event where you will taste, mingle, and compost with us! Date/Time:          Saturday, March 29  6-9 pm                     Venue:                   A residence near Trader Joe’s (Metropolitan Ave) Contact:                 info@thecompostcollective.com, thecompostcollective.com, 646-421-8824 Fee:                          $50 (additional donations gladly accepted). The proceeds will be used to … Continue reading The Compost Collective’s Fundraisers