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Slow Food East End’s Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Barn Social at Hallockville
October 30, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm $15 – $20
Slow Food East End’s Halloween weekend potluck welcomes back its “Know Your Farmer” educational series for the 2016 Fall / Winter season. The kickoff will spotlight The Long island Cheese Pumpkin Project, one of the many awareness campaigns of The Long Island Regional Seed Consortium (LIRSC).
The LI Cheese Pumpkin has been slowly disappearing from commercial seed catalogs since the 1970’s and is currently listed among the 200 foods in Slow Food USA’s “Ark of Taste.”
Speakers will include Stephanie Gaylor & Cheryl Frey of Invincible Summer Farms and the LIRSC, and Ken Ettlinger who saved the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin seed.
Slow Food East End is proud to be one of the “ambassadors” of the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin by helping to save this indigenous species.
Event: The Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Barn Social
Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016
Location: Naugles Barn at the Hallockville Farm Museum
6038 Sound Avenue
There is ample parking near barn
No running water, kitchen or heat in barn, please dress accordingly
Cost: Slow Food members: $15 per person. Non-members: $20 per person. Slow Food East End will donate a portion of the proceeds from this event to the Long Island Regional Seed Consortium, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, and research to foster and nurture local seed systems.. Space is limited to 50 guests, so please make your reservation promptly.
Deadline for Reservations: October 29, 2016
What to Bring: A dish to share made with local ingredients – from the garden, CSA, or local farm stand or market. Hmmm, Long Island Cheese Pumpkin, perhaps? Each dish should serve 6-8 people. Please don’t forget to bring serving utensils and most importantly, your favorite beverage (local, if possible) to complement the dining experience and share with friends. Please note, alcoholic beverages are limited to beer and wine only, no hard spirits allowed.
Menu: The link to our menu planning website will be provided once we have confirmed your reservation. Please check it out and list your tasty contribution to the menu.
What to Wear: It’s Halloween! Creativity and humor are encouraged. Alter egos are welcome. Whatever you decide to wear, please make sure it is weather appropriate since there is no heat in Naugles Barn.