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Cooking with Kids

Written by Liz Neumark on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Getting little ones involved in shopping, food prep and cooking helps them develop lifelong healthy-eating skills – and have a lot of fun Recall childhood moments in the kitchen with a parent or grandparent – and the joy of sweet or unexpected flavors along with the beauty of organized chaos? Flour everywhere. Bowls of batter [&hellip
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Finally, the Farmer’s Market

Written by Liz Neumark on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Dining Our Town, Dining Our Town Downtown, Dining West Side Spirit

After suffering through a monotonous winter, it’s time to rejoice in the variety of local green-markets If you are a loyal local food eater like me, you carried the flag all winter long. Carrots, parsnips, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, Jerusalem artichokes and beets all share that glorious characteristic of being good storage veggies. They formed [&hellip
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A Primer For C.S.A. Season

Written by Liz Neumark on . Posted in News Our Town

It’s sign-up time for farmer co-ops across the city Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of being a member of a CSA is that you never know exactly what vegetables you’re going to get every week – until the moment you collect them. And for an estimated 44,000 New Yorkers who participate in Community Supported Agiculture [&hellip
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