This Saturday, October 9th, Harlem4 and Harlem Park to Park are presenting the Harlem Harvest Festival, and Fresh Food Summit, at A. Philip Randolph Square (St. Nicholas between 116th and 117th Streets).
The festival will feature a Grand Farmers Market in partnership with Grow NYC, ‘Taste of Harlem’ with culturally rich flavors from Harlem’s most celebrated restaurants and chefs, and a Children’s Pavilion with games and fun activities including face painting, apple bobbing, food trivia, and a pumpkin patch at the Truce Community Garden.
The “Agri-Culture” performance stage will also host live performances and Skype celebrity addresses to the festival-goers, cooking and canning demonstrations.
The Fresh Food Summit will bring food leaders and Harlem residents together to discuss the food condition in Harlem. Panels will be held near the Festival (see map below or on the Harlem Harvest Festival website) and some topics include “Business Opportunities and Food Collar Jobs,” “How to Green My Bodega,” “How to Mobilize My Child’s School Around Healthy Food,” and “The Harlem CSA, Green Market, Farm Share, Food Co-Op, Green Garden Fair.”
WHEN: Saturday, October 9, 2010, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
WHERE: A. Philip Randolph Square (St. Nicholas between 116th and 117th Streets)