EVENTS

Seed Plans

Wednesday 2/26;  room 201 Namm bldg. Meet to discuss seed planting strategies for the spring. What, when, how, and who.

 

 

 

 

Fall Harvest Cooking Demo, and Tasting

October 24th Namm 206, 12:45- 2:00

Featuring cooking demos by Garden club members Dah wei Charng, Jeung Park, and Tristen Vail.  These student culinarians will make use of produce from the Hospitality garden  to produce new and unique dishes. Some of the vegetables on the menu are butternut squash, mustard greens, tomatoes and Swiss chard (along w/ various herbs).

The rest of us will taste & enjoy.

Stay tuned.

 

When to Visit the Garden:

Times and dates for planting and harvesting at the Hospitality Garden are listed on the Garden Calendar. Access to the rooftop garden is through the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

SEPTEMBER 2013:

Tuesday 9/3/13

      8:00 am garden planting at the Roof garden. Contact Prof Hellermann if you want to        meet there.            mhellermann@citytech.cuny.edu

12:45 – 1:45pm  Strategy Meeting in Namm 201 (City Tech)                                                     All interested City Tech students are invited to the organizational meeting of the  GARDEN CLUB.

THURS SEPT 12 2013     12:45   J.L. Dining Room 2nd floor Namm

Hospitality Dept Club Info Session: Members of all the clubs (including the Garden Club) will be presenting info about their clubs

THURS SEPT 19 2013    12:45 Club Fair  Namm Atrium

OTHER ITEMS:

 “Study With The Best” Season 11, Show #9

June 2012

MondayJune 25th  OR Tuesday the 26th:

Pickle Barrels to Compost Tumblers

a workshop and workout: we will convert huge pickle barrels into tumblers to handle all the vegetable waste from culinary classes.  Because this vegetable material will be in a tumbler it will aerate well and break down into compost much quicker than the traditional mound. (Less insect swarming too)

meet at the garden at 3pm Monday or  9:00 am Tuesday. Contact Prof Hellermann to let him know what day works for you and if you can bring tools.

mhellermann@citytech.cuny.edu

June 2o: CUNY TV  Film Shoot  at the Hospitality Garden 10:00 am.    Meet at the garden;  plan to do some planting, weeding, tomato maintanance, etc… with fellow gardeners ! (Originally scheduled for May 3, May 24….)  This was great!

 

MAY 12  Brooklyn Food Conference  9 am - 6 pm

Garden Club members will demo how to use fresh greens and vegetables from the garden.

You can get involved: (especially #4 below)

FRIDAY May 11    Meet in N201 at 12 noon; We will go to the garden and pick veg then come back to the school and prep veg and make bread for Saturday

SATURDAY  Meet at N201 8:30 am and walk supplies over toTech High School; carts provided. Help Set up for info table and food demos

Or Meet at Brooklyn Tech H.S. (10:00 am) and help set up for

Joslyn Taylor Demo  Vegetarian Sushi Rolls       10:00 am  – 2 pm

Joseph Gordon Demo Spring Greens on Bruschetta      12:00 – 2:00 pm

3.  Host an information table  w/ Evelyn B. and Aisha G.   Do it w/ a friend! (2 hr slots)     10:30 am – 4:30 pm          

Contact Professor Mark Hellermann: mhellermann@citytech.cuny.edu

More info: http://brooklynfoodcoalition.ning.com/

 

MAY 10: VEGAN SUSHI Demo with Joslyn Taylor using vegetables from the Hospitality Garden. During Club Hours 12:45 – 2:00.  Room N 206.

If it is anything like her last demo, everyone will have a blast!

MAY 8  Dr James Hansen on Global Warming

The outspoken, pre-eminent authority, from the Goddard Institute will be speaking on the climate crisis at 6:30 pm. Look a the city Tech events page for details:

http://www.citytech.cuny.edu/aboutus/newsevents/index.shtml

 

 

 

APRIL 24:   Indoor Seed Starting w/ Prof Hellermann

Namm 201 12:45 pm    Learn how to get a jump on the vegetable season by starting your own plants indoors

APRIL 26: Navigating the Farmers Market

Joslyn Taylor informs and demonstrates how to identify,  use and enjoy seasonal vegetables from the Farmers Market

Namm 206 12:45 – 1:45 (Club Hours)

MARCH 29: Seed Starting Workshop   12:45

Namm 201

 

APRIL 3:  Plant peas & Lettuce 1:00 pm at the Garden

 

 

 

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