Harvest Home Farmers Market's 4th Annual Savor the Season Uptown Recap
On May 19th, Harvest Home held their fourth annual Savor the Season-Uptown! at Museum of the City of New York. This charitable night out highlighted Harvest Home's ongoing mission of providing low-income families with fresh, local produce and eduction on how to eat healthier and make a lifestyle out of being active and filling your body with nutrients, as opposed to junk.
This event is described as being “Designed as a 'walking tour' of some of the best restaurants above 96th Street, guests will sample the signature dishes, beverages and desserts of some of Uptown's most outstanding chefs, for one night, all under the same roof!” Each of the food partners prepared dishes that combined both indulgent and healthy ingredients which made for a great night of tastings.
It was a gorgeous night and the food, provided by partners which included Serafina and Chaiwali, was delicious. Some tasty highlights included an assortment of Levain Bakery's famed cookies, Make My Cake apple bread pudding, Lloyd's Carrot Cake, The Handpulled Noodle spicy lamb noodles, and Community Food & Juice's outstanding truffled spring pea filled ravioli.
The evenings honorees, who have dedicated their lives to promoting health living within their communities, included NY Jets Commentator and NFL retired safety, Erik Coleman who was given the New York Sports Legend Award, as well as, Barbara Brenner, of Mt. Sinai Hospital who was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The silent auction was an incredible success, as all the items were sold, including donations from Beats by Dre., autographed NFL gear, and a trip to the Long Island Wine Tour for Two.
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