by Carolyn Stanley
We’ve got all kinds of food happenings coming up this week. Read on for what’s in store.
Something I Ate – An Art & Food Collaboration
In this art series, food is the medium: artists document what they’ve eaten for seven days, then create a piece of artwork based on the experience. Special snacks will be created for the event by Skimkim and La Newyorkina. Head here for more details or to buy tickets.
Thursday July 28 from 7-10pm at Kinfolk Studio, 90 Wythe Avenue between N 11th and N 12th Streets. $30.
Brooklyn Food Coalition Happy Hour
Have a drink with the Brooklyn Food Coalition and mingle with the organization’s members and like-minded folks. Admission gets you beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery and small bites from volunteer chef and BFC member Manuela Pizzi. Find more info here.
Thursday, July 28 from 6-8pm at 33 Flatbush Avenue. $10, $5 for members.
Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza
Ger-Nis sends July off in style, with three days dedicated to the open flame. The series includes more than a dozen classes, including workshops on sustainable meats, homemade condiments, and barbecued desserts, and finishes off with a grand finale party in Prospect Park. Check out the full lineup, or buy tickets.
Thursday July 28 – Sunday, July 31. 540 President Street 2E between 3rd and 4th Avenues. $100 for all-access pass.
Farmer’s Market Class at The Brooklyn Kitchen
The Brooklyn Kitchen‘s classes never disappoint, and this morning excursion is no exception. Meet at the Greenmarket to peruse the day’s freshest offerings and learn about your local farmers and artisans, then head back to The Brooklyn Kitchen to learn some recipes that make the most of your finds. See all the details and get tickets here.
Saturday, July 30 at 9:30am, meets at McCarren Park Greenmarket, Union Avenue between Driggs Ave and N 12th Street. $85.
Local Roots Supper Club
New CSA Local Roots introduces its first-ever supper club, featuring produce and meats from the farms it supports. The chefs behind the summery five-course menu are Jon Meyer and Will Griffin of I8NY, who you may recognize from Smorgasburg. You don’t have to be a CSA member to attend, but tickets are only available until Friday. Check out the full menu here.
Sunday, July 31st from 7-9pm at 61 Local, 61 Bergen Street between Smith and Court Streets. $40.
Making Local Ice Cream + Ice Cream Social
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm teams up with Ice Cream Club for a Sunday (sundae?) afternoon. From 2-4pm, catch a free ice cream workshop (they’ll be making strawberry-basil ice cream), followed by an ice cream social where you can swap homemade pints or just sample the goods. Eagle Street has the rest of the details.
Sunday, July 31 from 2-6pm at 44 Eagle Street between Franklin and West Streets. $10 tickets, $5 to bring ice cream and swap.
Brooklyn Brainery Summer Party Explosion
The learning enthusiasts at Brooklyn Brainery are throwing a summer bash to celebrate the anniversary of the SAT, complete with crawfish, beer, and trivia. Find more info and tickets here.
Sunday, July 31 from 4-8pm at City Reliquary, 370 Metropolitan Avenue between Havemeyer Street and Marcy Avenue. $7.
Fresh: Film Screening and Farm Bill Discussion
The Commons hosts a free screening of Fresh, which examines the agricultural system in America and the people who are working to reinvent it, including farmers, entrepreneurs and activists. After the screening, stick around for a discussion of the federal Farm Bill and how to get involved. Read more about it on the film’s website.
Tuesday August 2nd at 7pm at The Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave between Hoyt and Bond Streets.
Benefit Honoring Ray Deter at d.b.a.
Raise a glass to the memory of Ray Deter, longtime owner of d.b.a., who was killed in a bicycle accident earlier this summer. All proceeds go toward a college fund for Deter’s sons. Details and tickets can be found here.
Monday August 1 from 7-11pm at d.b.a. Brooklyn, 113 N 7th Street between Berry Street and Wythe Ave. Suggested donations start at $20.
Kelso Beer Dinner at The Vanderbilt
The next installment of The Vanderbilt‘s beer dinner series features brews from Kelso, paired with a four-course menu that includes a clam bake with bacon, potato and cornbread, paired with a Belgian pale ale. Find the full menu and reservations info here.
Tuesday, August 2nd at 7:30pm at 570 Vanderbilt Ave at Bergen Street. $50.