April Community Events


Princeton Environmental Film Festival at the Princeton Public Library, April 2-10, 2016
Full program at the link above.
My picks for food related films being screened:
4/2/16-  Seed: The Untold Story,  a feature-length documentary following passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000-year old food legacy. Screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Taggart Siegel and Will Bonsai, who appears in the film. 1 p.m.

4/8/16-  Seeds of Time follows agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler's global journey to save the eroding foundation of our food supply in a new era of climate change. Screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Sandy McLeod via video conference. 2 p.m.

4/9/16- Made in Monmouth Expo, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. MAC at Monmouth University, Larchwood Avenue, West Long Branch. Free.

4/9/16 Organic Vegetable Gardening Class at Rutgers Gardens

4/10/16 Philly Farm & Food Fest at the PA Convention Center. Over 130 exhibitors, a Curd Convention with NJ cheesemakers Cherry Grove Farm and Valley Shepherd Creamery represented, cooking demos and a Libations Lounge.

Book tour promoting Katie Parla's "Tasting Rome." Ms. Parla is a New Jersey native and expert on the food and drink of Rome. Complete schedule here with dates for NJ, NY, PA April 3-8, 2016 and other national locations throughout May.

10 Farmers Markets to Try This Month

4/9/16- West Windsor Community Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. last winter market of the season, Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Rd, West Windor

4/15/16- Rutgers Gardens, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Last winter market of the season. Ryders Lane, New Brunswick.

April 13, 20, 27-  Princeton University Market, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Firestone/Chapel Plaza, Princeton.

4/17/16- Denville Farmers Market, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Last winter market. Bloomfield Ave, parking lot, Denville

4/17/16- Hunterdon Land Trust Winter Farmers’ Market, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine St. off the Route 12 circle,  Raritan Township

4/17/16- Summit Farmers Market, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Opening day! Park and Shop Lot No. 2 at the corner of DeForest Ave. and Maple Street, Summit
4/21/16 Princeton Farmers Market,  11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton

Every Saturday in April- Montclair Farmers Markets, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Walnut Street Train Station, Montclair

Every Saturday in April -Sparta Winter Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sparta Middle School, 350 Main St., Sparta

Every Sunday in April - Morris County Winter Farmers Market, Alexander Hamilton School
24 Mills Street, Morristown