Rachael & Vilray

On Sunday, July 24, at 4PM, the West Kortright Centre presents a timeless performance by Rachael and Vilray. Rachael Price, frontwoman of the hit multi-genre band Lake Street Dive, and singer and guitarist Vilray Blair Bolles sing intimate arrangements of forgotten treasures, interspersed with original minimalist original works that evoke the Golden Age of radio. The duo’s shared affinity for Jazz Age musicals, Tin Pan Alley music, and other songs from the ‘30s through ‘50s informs their vibrant arrangements, creating a fresh yet nostalgic sound. 

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May 7: Miso-Making workshop with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower

There’s nothing like preparing your own fermented medicines from the Earth.

Join Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower at Hawk Circle for a full day of fermenting fun. Start off your morning with details on fermented food benefits. Then immediately move into preparing first and secondary Kombucha fermentation. After lunch, we’ll process Long Term Miso, get to learn to make and taste Short Term Miso and Dandelion, Leek, Nettles, Seaweed Healing Miso.

Go home with educational materials, Miso, a Kombucha Scoby (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) and starter liquid to continue your Kombucha processing.

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Herbal Medicine CSA

Herbal Medicine CSA offering! Sign-ups for the 2022 Olamina Botanicals & Run Rig Farm Project “Community Supported Apothecary” are now open! This Farmer-herbalist collaboration offers seasonal herbal remedies made from the fresh and local medicinal plants we (Cassandra & Jess) grow with care. Tinctures, vinegars, fruit jellies, salves, incenses, bath salts, balms, and much, much more with guide members on a seasonal journey of incorporating herbal health into daily practice. Pick-ups in Hudson & Brooklyn, or shipping is available! Come along and celebrate food as medicine with us! Read more & sign up at https://www.olaminabotanicals.com/2022csa

W.I.D.E. #DinnerforaDifference Fundraiser!

WHO:  W.I.D.E is a local group of women promoting inclusivity, diversity and equity in our community through education, literature and the arts. Due to Covid, most of the funding is going to updating the local libraries and classrooms with modern literature that includes multicultural themes and minority voices.

WHAT:  #DinnerforaDifference is an Italian style dinner created by local Chef Deanna D’Angelo (ChefDeanna.com) with food donations by Catskill Regional Harvest. Suggested donation is $25 per plate and features a Farm Fresh Salad, Home Made Manicotti and Meatballs, and Garlic bread.  There is a vegetarian option without the meatballs. There will also be baked goods to buy at pick up to satisfy your sweet tooth, again, by donation.

While the suggested donation is $25/plate, any amount is happily accepted and dinners can also be sponsored. One can pay for a dinner and we will get it to a family in need.

WHEN:  Order today for pick up on Wednesday, January 20th from 4-6PM

WHERE: Two convenient pickup locations in Delhi and Bovina.

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Support local Food Justice programs from The 607 CSA

Our partners at the607csa* have just launched three food-justice programs — one to subsidize CSA shares, one to support local food pantries, and one to donate to NYC programs that support healthy food for the city’s BIPOC communities. To read more and donate: https://www.the607csa.com/programs *Bushel is a pick-up location for the CSA, but upstate residents who are not CSA members may order food from the a la carte menu at any time to pick up at Bushel the following Wednesday. Visit the website for more details:  https://www.the607csa.com/

New shared directory of local food businesses during COVID-19

Several organizations in the area are collaborating on ripeCommunity, a shared directory of food businesses serving the community during the COVID-19 crisis. The ripeCommunity directory is free, easy to use, and aggregates restaurants, farms, grocery stores, beverage, etc., all in one place. Businesses can update their own profiles which means up to date info on hours, products, ordering instructions, and food safety precautions.

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