Mar 2, 2015 11:40
Feast on Art
A series of heirloom food lectures and tastings hosted by
The Carriage Barn Arts Center at Waveny Park, New Canaan
During the 26th Annual Spectrum Art Exhibition
Ark of Taste Honeys: A Lecture and Educational Tasting
With Author and Honey Sommelier Marina Marchese
Culinary Demonstration and Tasting with Chef Silvia Baldini and
Heirloom and Ark of Taste Food Discussion with Analiese Paik
From 6:30-8:30 pm
$25 per person; RSVP online at CarriageBarn.org
Feb 24, 2015 20:34
Bowing to pressure from consumers, Hershey’s announced on Feb. 18 that it was making sweeping changes in its products lines to what it calls simple ingredients. Hershey’s kisses GMOs goodbye, along with artificial colors and flavors, as part of the commitment.
Feb 19, 2015 10:42
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are one of the most important ways for consumers to economically purchase fresh, organically grown food while supporting local farms. Consult our guide to find the right program near you.
Feb 13, 2015 8:18
An Introduction to Single Origin, Bean-to-Bar Chocolate
A Free Valentine’s Day Talk by Analiese Paik of the Fairfield Green Food Guide
Saturday, February 14, 2105
at the Winter Westport Farmers Market at
Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens, 7 Sylvan Lane, Westport
Feb 13, 2015 6:10
Learn about the history of the American chestnut, a Slow Food USA Ark of Taste food, and ongoing efforts to restore the tree to its native habitat from Steve Conaway of the American Chestnut Foundation (TACF). Chef Silvia Baldini of Strawberry and Sage will demonstrate how to prepare Mont Blanc chestnut cakes, a classic chestnut dessert from her native Italy. Analiese Paik will inform guests about rare and delicious heirloom and Ark of Taste foods and provide insider tips on sourcing them.
Feb 5, 2015 9:47
It’s that time again, the magical season for maple sugaring that runs from the beginning of February until the end of March in New England. Since maple syrup is produced only in northeastern North America, this is a great opportunity to experience the uniqueness of winter farming. Events at farms and land trusts from Greenwich to Redding aim to educate, so choose the level of involvement that’s right for you.