For new series, Food Forward, the folks at PBS have traveled the country to find “food rebels” people they say are transforming our food and the way we eat. Color us unsurprised that friend-of-Edible Sean Barrett is one of the rebels profiled as an innovator and pioneer. I profiled his company, Dock to Dish, and its restaurant supported fishery in Edible Manhattan earlier this year. The series looks great and Sean is very entertaining. Check it out if you’re in the city.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s Marine Program is in the planning stages of launching an initiative to create a new kind of “green” farming on Long Island. The scientists have developed the technology to successfully farm different types of seaweed and will initially focus the project on the waters of the East End.
The Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program continues its effort to improve the bays health, enlisting local residents to, quite literally, change the tide.
Marissa Finn of Edible Manhattan sat down with journalist, cookbook author and one of our favorite flexitarians Mark Bittman to discuss his broader vision and what we can do locally and beyond to make a change.
In our Spring Issue, Meghan Harlow wrote about the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program, an important push to revive the wildlife in the bays so essential to filtering the water. We heard from the program coordinator, Christine Santora, recently and she have some news about the upcoming year.
This sets me apart from almost everyone else involved in the deer debate. Mainly it alienates me from the people who passionately care about the deer herds, but do not and cannot fully provide for them.
As with all foods, it seems like the more you know about sushi, the more authentic and gentler on the planet your experience can be. But the story of sushi goes back, way back before sushi was served as raw fish.
Winter is high time for agricultural conferences — and increasingly, these meetings of the minds are open to the public. Which means people like you and me can get schooled on everything from seeds to sauerkraut.
This week, our editors share stories about the benefits of age, foods that make heirlooms seem nutrient poor, Mexico’s bold new soda tax and more.
Predictions for a post antibiotic future, canned pinot and coffee pot salmon… see what our editors are reading, watching and listening to this week.
It’s a perennial problem. How is it that so many people living in New York City not know Long Island is a major agricultural region with world-class wines and farms producing some of the best vegetables, fruit and livestock?
You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now we have Giving Tuesday. And you can take advantage of it close to home. Any donation to Group for the East End will be doubled if you contribute online on Tuesday, December 3.