When it was founded by Dan Wolf,Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer in October of 1955,the Village Voice introduced free-form,high-spirited and passionate journalism into the public discourse. As the nation’s first and largest alternative newsweekly,the Voice maintains the same tradition of no-holds-barred reporting and criticism it first embraced when it began publishing more than fifty years ago.
Edible Manhattan is published six times a year and available by subscription,for sale at selected retailers and at other distribution spots throughout Manhattan.
Edible Brooklyn is published four times a year and available by subscription,for sale at selected retailers and at other distribution spots throughout Brooklyn
Just Food is a non-profit organization that connects communities and local farms with the resources and support they need to make fresh,locally grown food accessible to all New Yorkers. Just Food provides regional farmers and food producers,CSA organizers and everyday eaters with the resources and support they need to establish and experience healthy food systems—in every neighborhood.
Earth Matter NY seeks to reduce the organic waste misdirected into the garbage stream by encouraging neighbor participation and leadership in composting.
Teen Battle Chef empowers youth to challenge themselves on a skills level while practicing being part of team effort. Young people develop leadership,teamwork,and culinary skills as well as gain nutrition knowledge and a new appreciation for diverse,healthy and sustainably-produced food.
Named one of the top community colleges in the country by The New York Times,KCC offers a wide range of credit and non-credit courses in the liberal arts and career education to all students with a high school diploma or GED. Most classes have fewer than 30 students,allowing professors to teach through hands-on learning and group discussions,using the latest technology,such as smart classrooms and video-conferencing rooms
Slow Food NYC is the New York City chapter of Slow Food,a non-profit,member-supported organization founded in 1989 to counteract the culture of fast food. Slow Food stands against the disappearance of local food traditions and people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat,where it comes from,how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world.
Guitar Mash will bring together guitarists of all levels for live events and online collaborations. Our mission is to link guitarists around the block and around the world,as well as to connect parents and their kids in a shared passion. Guitar Mash will debut with an unprecedented happening featuring hundreds of guitarists,teens and adults,jamming together with renowned guitarists at New York’s City Winery on November 11,2012.