Next Week: “Five Borough Tasting” in Our Global Kitchen Exhibition
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Urban agriculture is booming in New York City, with a whopping 700 food-producing urban farms and gardens citywide. Starting next Monday, July 29, visitors to Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, can taste foods made from five of these NYC gardens and farms.
Each day next week, a farm from one of the five boroughs will serve tasty snacks, from corn salad to garlic-mustard pesto, in the exhibition’s working kitchen.
FIVE BOROUGH TASTING SCHEDULE:
Monday, July 29 Bronx—Food Under Your Feet (in partnership with SAVE Farms) will show visitors how to find edible foods in the wild.
Tasting: Garlic-mustard pesto
Tuesday, July 30 Queens—Taste fresh salad from one of Brooklyn Grange's two rooftop gardens!
Tasting: Fresh Queens salad
Wednesday, July 31 Brooklyn—Gotham Greens, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is partnering with Whole Foods to create the nation’s first commercial scale greenhouse farm integrated in a retail grocery space for the new Whole Foods store in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Tasting: Fresh Brooklyn salad
Thursday, August 1 Manhattan—Harlem Seeds teaches children that it is possible to grow fresh food in Harlem and the joys of healthy cooking.
Tasting: Fresh corn salad
Friday, August 2 Staten Island—Heritage Farm, at Snug Harbor Cultural Center increases awareness about the importance of eating locally.
Tasting: Roasted summer squash
The Five Borough Tasting is a collaboration between the Museum and the Design Trust for Public Space, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing design innovation to New York City’s public spaces and and to making New York a more livable, sustainable city.
Exclusive corporate sponsor for Our Global Kitchen is J. P. Morgan.
Additional support for Our Global Kitchen and its related educational and online resources has been provided by GRACE Communications Foundation.
The Kitchen Experience is presented by Whole Foods Market.
Major support for Five Borough Farm is provided by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.