Farm City Fundraiser
Farm City is hosting a fundraiser to support research and education tonight at The Commons on Atlantic Avenue. Novella Carpenter will be reading from her memoir on urban farming, a communal table will feature a variety of treats featuring turnips from Brooklyn farms, and Brooklyn Brewery will be pouring some of it’s finest ales.
Friday, September 24 (tonight) 7pm at The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill. $20
Celebrate the harvest on Saturday at The Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum. Sample apple fritters cooked by culinary historian Carolina Capehart over a fire pit in the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum’s backyard; as she cooks, she’ll discuss how apples were harvested, baked and eaten in the 19th century.
Saturday, September 25 from noon–4pm at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, 5816 Clarendon Rd at Ralph Ave, Flatbush. $5 for adults, $3 for kids
As part of NY Craft Beer Week, local beer journalist Joshua Bernstein leads a to the homes of some of the city’s finest homebrewers. You’ll try their beers, see their brewing setups, and hear about their approaches to their craft. Josh keeps the details of his homebrew tours under wraps, but for a sense of what to expect, see Bklyn Foodie’s writeup of a recent tour here. Email email@example.com to reserve your spot and get all the details. If you can’t make it on Saturday, don’t fret – Josh is hosting a second tour next weekend too (on Saturday, October 2).
Saturday, September 25 from 1pm-5pm. $25
Brooklyn Based’s Trade Up! Swap Meet
Brooklyn Based invites you to a foodie swap meet at Littlefield in Gowanus on Saturday from 4-7 p.m. Bring your unwanted kitchen gadgets, appliances, cookbooks and unopened food items for trade (and bigger ticket items for sale). Details here.
Saturday, September 25 from 4-7pm at Littlefield, 622 DeGraw St. in Gowanus
Sixpoint and Sheep Station Harbor Cruise
Enjoy the views and brews on a harbor cruise hosted by Sixpoint and Sheep Station on Saturday evening. This maritime adventure will feature an open Sixpoint bar that will include two new beers — the Sehr Crisp Pilsner and the Pumpkin Brewster, along with a variety of other Sixpoint favorites. The food menu will feature German sausages, sauerkraut, spaetzel, potato salad and German potato rolls.
Saturday, September 25 at 8:30pm. Boat departs from 401 44th Drive in Long Island City. $65
Bike through Beer History with the Levy’s
On Saturday and Sunday of this week and next, The Levy’s will lead 3 hour bicycle tour of the former brewery buildings of the most densely packed brewing neighborhoods in America, circa 1890! See historical photographs of various brewery buildings when they were built, between the 1880s and 1920s, compare them with vintage 1970s photos (from the heart of Bushwick’s deep dark arson-and-gangs era) and observe them as they stand today, re-purposed but obviously the same brewery buildings. The tour will end at Evergreen Cemetery on the Brooklyn/Queens border, where many of the Brewers are buried . . . A mid-tour beer at Matt Torrey’s bar is included.
Saturday and Sunday Sept 25 & 26 1-4pm and Oct 2 & 3 1-4pm in Williamsburg and Bushwick. BYOBike and helmet. $25
Meat and Greet at Roberta’s
Bushwick’s Heritage Meats is teaming up with Roberta’s to celebrate their stock-in-trade – the finest all-natural, sustainably and pasture-raised meats from a network of 20 small farmers in Virginia and the Midwest. The Meat and Greet will feature celebrity chefs and Heritage supporters Mario Batali and Gabe McMackin serving up all kinds of meaty treats. Details here. Tix here.
Saturday, September 25 from 7pm-midnight at Roberta’s, 261 Moore Street in Bushwick. $100
The Atlantic Antic
The best thing about the Atlanic Antic is that it’s a giant street fair that actually doesn’t suck! You won’t find any discount tube socks or bouncy castles to deflate your fun at this annual Brooklyn blowout – just 600 good food, beer and craft vendors and loads of live music and other fun stuff all day long.
Sunday, September 23. Atlantic Avenue from Fourth Ave to Hicks St.
Cheese and Beer Tasting at d.b.a
Join Ray Deter of rising star Pretty Things brewery in Cambridge, MA and NY fromager Martin Johnson at d.b.a. on for a pairing of seven beers and cheeses on Tuesday, September 28.
Tuesday September 28 at 7:30, d.b.a Brooklyn, 113 N. 7th St. (between Berry & Wythe) in Williamsburg. $30