An update on recent events at Farm Table As many of you know, Farm Table’s Restaurant closed on January 15th, 2023. The most immediate cause was the cancellation and termination of Farm Table’s lease with its landlord, Resilient Northern Habitats (RNH). The legal notice announcing the lease termination was served unexpectedly on November 7th, 2022; […]
Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar giveBIG – happens Tuesday, April 26th, and I can hear the murmurs from here: “It seems nonprofits are running fundraisers every month of the year. What’s so special about giveBIG?” “And why Tuesday, April 26th?” “Is giveBig just for making big donations? What’s it do for me?” Great questions.
It’s hard to imagine a Farm Table Foundation without its volunteers. Any description would be incomplete because these generous men and women have been part of who we are and what we do right from the start. Over the years, this growing community of men and women has donated time in the kitchen, bakery, as teachers,
It’s been several months since last issue of The Beet, so hello, again. First, I’ll reintroduce myself: I’m Sylvia Burgos Toftness, Interim Executive Director at Farm Table Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Last November, I described our sudden, serious financial shortfall, and I asserted our hopes for the future. Today, I can say that our board
Bronx Peacocks and Mornings At Farm Table The mornings were steamy when I stepped out of the elevated train an onto the platform. I’d hurry down to street level and walk to the front gate of the Bronx Zoo, a jungle oasis in the middle of New York City. As the train rumbled away, I
There’s no denying it, cows emit methane as they go about the business of living — it’s a by-product of their digestion. Methane, whether from cows, buffalo, dear, sheep or goats, contribute to greenhouse gases. But are cows to blame for the strange weather shifts we’ve all seen? The truth is cattle can be a real
Pay attention. be astonished. tell about it. by Mike Schut, Farm Table Foundation Mary Oliver’s poem “Sometimes” includes this stanza: Instructions for living a life: Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell About It. As these are some of the best instructions I have ever received, here I will “tell about it”—some of the things that have