Monday, August 2, 2010

3rd Annual Taste of Greenmarket 2010- NYC

The 3rd Annual Taste of the Greenmarket is coming up (October 6, 2010) and it looks pretty awesome (albeit meat heavy). Tickets are not "cheap", but there is plenty of time to save up. Make sure you check out the video- how cool is it New York can have big events like this supporting local farmers + local food? :) I love it!

Join us for an extraordinary evening as 25 of New York's most renowned chefs & mixologists present tastings of Greenmarket-inspired signature dishes and cocktails.

Participating chefs include:
-Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern
-Dan Barber of Blue Hill & Blue Hill at Stone Barns
-Marco Canora of Hearth, Insieme,& Terroir
-Mary Cleaver of The Green Table & Cleaver Company
-Tom Colicchio of Craft & Craftbar
-Marc Forgione of Marc Forgione
-Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter
-Peter Hoffman of Savoy & Back Forty
-Patti Jackson of I Trulli
-Bret Macris of Rose Water
-Marc Meyer of Cookshop, Five Points & Hundred Acres
-Marco A. Moreira of Tocqueville
-Aaron Sanchez of Centrico & Paladar
-Bill Telepan of Telepan
and more.

All proceeds benefit Greenmarket's Youth Education Project, which enables 5,000 New York's children each year to experience first-hand the value of regional farming and eating fresh, local, seasonal foods. Enjoy Greenmarket-inspired fare and cocktails presented by NYC's finest chefs; celebrate harvest season with farmers, chefs, and the locavore community, and bid on fabulous silent auction prizes.

Tickets to purchase click HERE:
Taste of Greenmarket - $175* ($200 at the door)
*$100 of general admission ticket price is tax deductible.

VIP Private Tasting Hour + Taste of Greenmarket - $300**
Arrive at 6:00 pm for a first taste and the opportunity to meet and mingle with chefs and special guests.
**$250 of VIP ticket price is tax-deductible.

Greenmarket is a program of the GrowNYC. Since 1976, our staff, volunteers and farmers have been working together to promote regional agriculture, preserve farmland and ensure a continuing supply of fresh, local produce for all New Yorkers. GrowNYC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that improves New York City's quality of life through environmental programs like Greenmarket that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.

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