All posts tagged: Rochester

Still Time To Sign Up For a CSA- Please Welcome James Of Buzz’s Garden In Upstate New York

Pictured above, James and Hayley of Buzz’s Garden Established in 2013, Buzz’s Garden is a certified organic farm operating on just less than 13 acres in Honeoye Falls. We invited James, the founder of Buzz’s garden to tell Garden Eats what makes their CSA special and why you want to join. Welcome James! Although we have always used organic practices, we made it official at the start of the 2016 season. Our mission is to reconnect people to their food while growing with and feeding our community. The farm is named after my grandfather Buzz- this family connection is what sparked my interest in gardening as a kid. Becoming a Member When you become a member of Buzz’s Garden CSA you gain access to exclusive vegetables not offered at the farmers’ market, a discount off market price, 100% freedom of choice with market-style pickups and the option of attending weekly classes on topics including gardening, yoga, cooking and wellness. We welcome you to join us this season! We would love to help you experience eating …

Countdown to Upstate Social Sessions 2016 On October 15th

In just under a week, on October 15th, Upstate Social Sessions 2016 will be underway. During last year’s debut, I had the fun opportunity to moderate the panel that featured a few food industry professionals killing it in the social media sector. I caught up with Upstate Social Sessions’ and Boomtown Table‘s co-founder and friend, Leah Stacy to get the dish on this year’s big day and hear about why food industry professionals should be there this weekend. Garden Eats: Why should food industry professionals attend Upstate Social Sessions this year? Upstate Social Sessions: These days, everyone has two things in common: social media and eating. (OK, maybe not really… But pretty close.) Social media platforms are free (or low cost), highly effective advertising tools for folks in the food industry. A restaurant’s social media can be utilized for everything from new menu announcements to daily specials. Food trucks can update their whereabouts. Products can share photos and quotes from customers. Branding, of course, is a big deal as well. We’ll be covering several topics …

Private Class at The Rochester Brainery With Anima Mundi + Boocha Babe Kombucha

A few weeks ago I taught a super fun private tonics + mocktails class at The Rochester Brainery with help from friends at herbal apothecary, Anima Mundi and Rochester’s very own kombucha fermenter, Boocha Babe. Knowing this delay of fall Rochester is experiencing won’t last forever, I decided to help the class create simple, yet effective drinks to keep immunity in check and, just have fun playing around with plant-based flavors. By the end of class we dialed in a few of our favorites and took notes so everyone could whip em up at home as needed all season long! I explained how mocktails were a great way to stay healthy and social at the same time. You know the drill- you show up to a party not knowing anyone and reach for that ice breaking, socially lubricating cocktail. Some occasions you’re not really in the mood for a cocktail, or, you don’t drink, or, you simply want to sip on something that will help, not possibly hinder your health! And, we know immunity can …

Tickets Available Now For My Seasonal TONIC Mocktails Class at Hart’s With The Rochester Brainery

Ever show up to the party thirsting for a fun beverage minus the alcohol or have you wanted to entertain your guests with alternatives to booze? Please join me in partnership with the Rochester Brainery and Hart’s Local Grocers for an evening of seasonal tonic-style mocktails featuring superfoods, herbs and medicinal plants to take your entertaining prowess to healthier heights. You’ll learn how to create tonic and healthy alternatives to champagnes and sparkling wines, aperitifs and digestifs and mocktails to pair with your dining experiences. Grab a ticket for you and a friend here! Can’t wait to see you there! Thanks to Casey Dolezal & Lives Styled for photos