Farm to Family Saturdays

When:
September 25, 2021 @ 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
2021-09-25T11:30:00-04:00
2021-09-25T14:30:00-04:00

Buy fresh produce. Get some snacks at Harbor Eats. Learn how to use your fresh produce with a cooking demonstration. Dance with your neighbors. Swap seeds with new friends. Learn some basics about how to take care of your land in your neighborhood–all at Farm to Family Saturdays!  Every Saturday in August and September, we’ll be hosting a mini-party celebrating community and the bounty of growing our own food.

WHERE: Gazebo Lawn (see site map for details)
WHEN: Saturdays: August 7, 14, 21, 28 | September 4, 11, 18, 25 | 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
ADMISSION: Free!

Workshops include: making a worm bin to vermicompost, the importance of soil testing, compost 101, and seed saving. Partners include WeJustWorkin, Brooklyn College Urban Soils Lab, Adobe Blues, Skoop There It Is, Slice, Sarah Kabalkin, DJ Tyson, and NYC Compost Project Hosted by Snug Harbor.

ACTIVITIES

August 7

Performance by SHAMIQUA
Workshops from WeJustWorkin and Brooklyn College Urban Soils Lab
Ice cream for sale from Skoop There It Is
Beer and cider from Adobe Blues

August 14

Performance by SiR Clinton
Workshops from WeJustWorkin, Brooklyn College Urban Soils Lab, and community nutritionist Sarah Kabalik
Ice cream for sale from Skoop There It Is
Beer and cider from Adobe Blues

August 21

Workshop from WeJustWorkin
Ice cream for sale from Skoop There It Is
Beer and cider from Adobe Blues

August 28

Workshop from WeJustWorkin
Ice cream for sale from Skoop There It Is
Beer and cider from Adobe Blues

September 4

Performance by DJ Tyson

September 11

Performance by DJ Tyson

Compost Workshop: Learn about composting and healthy soils with a team of experts from the Urban Soils Lab at Brooklyn College, NRCS-NY, and the Heritage Farm team! Work with artist Mary Mattingly to create a series of soil monoliths, which illustrate land use and and carbon sequestration, telling a story about carbon capture through regenerative farming and agroforestry. The first 40 participants will get a free bag of compost from Snug Harbor’s windrow composting system.

September 18

Performance by DJ Tyson

Farm to Family Saturday events are supported in part by the office of Assemblymember Charles Fall, Investors Foundation, and Slice.