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
CT NOFA’s 33rd Annual Winter Conference will be held on Saturday, March 7th (snow date March 8th). Hear keynote speaker Dr. Kristine Nichols of the Rodale Institute discuss the future of sustainable farming, attend a wide variety of workshops and panel discussions, meet and shop from more than 60 exhibitors and vendors, network over lunch, celebrate local food, participate in the raffle, and more.
Bring the whole family to the Sustainable Food & Farm Expo 2014 on Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 10 am – 4 pm, at Audubon Greenwich. Learn about our rich and diverse sustainable food community; engage with organic farmers and chefs, homesteading experts, artisan food producers and retailers at the marketplace; and attend sustainable food talks and tasting workshops.
Honey sommelier, author, and beekeeper Marina Marchese of Red Bee Apiary will be the featured guest at the Winter Farmers’ Market at Norfield Grange in Weston on Saturday, November 30, from 12pm to 1pm. Marina will host a honey tasting and offer food pairing ideas for the holidays to farmers’ market shoppers.
Please Join Slow Food Metro North at the John Jay Homestead for a Film Screening of Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? This Award-Winning Film About Colony Collapse Disorder, the Global Crisis Threatening Our Food System, will be followed by a Honey Tasting Featuring Marina Marchese, Red Bee Honey Founder and Author of The Honey Connoisseur.
A few weeks ago we were approached by Tim Cernigilia, a beekeeper from Greenwich and a disciple of Andrew Cote, asking us if we wanted to raise bees on the rooftops of our restaurants to have our very own honey. Of course, I jumped at this opportunity. I mean, why would anyone not want to raise honey bees? What with all their benefits…