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FOOD LOVERS - LIVE AND GIVE: SUPPORT THOSE WHO SUPPORT OUR  FRIENDS IN NEED.

Don't... Eat... 'Til Brooklyn: Make your way to Brooklyn as the Citymeals Young Professionals kick off spring with a tasting tour featuring delicious eats and bespoke cocktails. Enjoy smoky barbecue flavors from Morgan's BBQ and Pig Beach. Sample fresh seafood from The Sea Grill. Try handcrafted doughnuts from Doughnut Plant. All that plus drinks curated by sommeliers and treats from eateries across the city. April 4, 2019 at 7:00pm. The Dumbo Loft, 155 Water Street, Brooklyn. Get you tickets here..

7th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo by High River
Sauces
on April 13-14th, 2019 promises to be like
no other. FREE Hot Sauce Tastings from the best hot
sauce companies around the world.The Stage of
DOOM, Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition, Guinness Book of Records  Reaper Pepper Eating Contest, and
much more for $10 to $100. Event will be held at the Brooklyn Expo Center. Tickets available for both single days (General, Beer and BBQ, or VIP Available) here...

2019 Can Do Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 16th at Cipriani Wall Street, NYC. Honorees will be: Jose Andres, David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris, Hildy Simmons, and Stop & Shop.  Every $1 donated helps Food Bank provide 5 meals to New Yorkers in need.  Tickets are on sale here...

Each year God’s Love We Deliver hosts Authors
in Kind
, a literary luncheon. Friends and supporters of
God’s Love We Deliver, and some of New York’s most avid readers, gather for an intimate reception, discussion
and book signing.  This year's date will be April 17. Info
Read more...

NYC’s Taste of the Nation: On April 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, this event will be held in Brooklyn at The Expo Center. Please join 40 of NYC's hottest chefs, bartenders, and sommeliers for the food event of the season! Tickets are available here..
 

Fundraising
for your organization?
 Jamba will deliver smoothies to your event, collect the money, promote the event, and donate a percentage of proceeds to the organization of your choice.

 


OPEN SPACES:
PARKS / GARDENS / KEEPIN' IT
GREEN!

The Lower East Side Ecology Center will hold
an E-Waste recycling event on March 23rd
from 10 AM - 4 PM at Randall Avenue b/w Throggs
Neck Expressway & Hollywood Avenue.  This is for computers, monitors, printers, and more.
Applications are open for the 2019 Master Composter Certificate Course.  Read more...

The annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference will be Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the CUNY Graduate Center – 365 5th Ave. in Manhattan.We look forward to  another powerful and invigorating conference with you to kick off the 2019 growing season. Register here...

Ecology Team Meeting by Bronx River Alliance: On Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Ecology Team, a committee of scientists, city, state, and federal agency representatives, and local community members, serves as a forum to discuss, evaluate, and prioritize environmental studies and on-the-ground projects that promote ecological health of the river and its watershed. 1 Bronx River Pkwy , Free event. Register here...


Saturday, April 13th - Hunts Point - at Bronx Studio School, 928 Simpson Street from 12 Noon - 3 PM.  Bring clean, reusable portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you no longer need and take home something new to you.  You don't have to bring something to take something.  No furniture or large items, please.

The Bronx River Alliance hosts EarthWeek 2019
Kick-Off: Eco Day On April 20th 
from 10 AM - 4 PM. Do you Want to get your hands dirty and help restore the Bronx River forest? Gloves and tools will be provided, but dress in long- sleeve shirts and pants, close-toed shoes, and bring lots of sunscreen and water!  Tickets here..
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The NYC Department of Sanitation is holding
a
Safe Disposal Event on, May 4, 2019 at the
Orchard Beach Parking Lot
:  (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics) to provide Bronx residents
with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful
household products. Materials accepted include
common household products such as auto fluids, batteries, electronics, strong cleaners, medications,
paint and more.



NEWS / INNOVATION:

Local Food Carts and Trucks Will Soon Learn their ABCs: The NYC's letter grading program on restaurants is now being applied to food carts and trucks, according to the New York City Department
of Health and Mental Hygiene. Mobile food vendors will begin receiving grades in December 2018 and will be subjected to a similar scoring system as restaurants, receiving points for violations that will add up to a total inspection score corresponding to a grade of “A,” “B,” or “C.” Read more..

How the Son of Immigrants Quit Wall Street
to Feed the Hungry.
A small non-profit is saving high-quality leftover food before it gets thrown away and diverting it to needy New Yorkers: It's 10 minutes after closing time and kitchen workers are busy cleaning up an empty Tribeca restaurant. What remains of the day’s menu has been dropped into tin trays that are stacked and waiting for pickup. Just a few years ago, the food that didn’t make it into a $10 lunch bowl would have been thrown away, trucked out of town and left to rot in a landfill. Today, these leftovers are headed to a different location. Read more on Politico...


Calling all Artists:  Paint a DSNY Collection
Truck! 
The NYC Department of Sanitation has
announced "Trucks of Art," an opportunity for art
that encourages New Yorkers to recycle -- or
honors New York's strongest for keeping our City
healthy, safe and clean!. Have designs you'd like
to share?  Deadline: March 31, 2019. Read more..
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