New Event – Place setting: Urban farming at its finest

Tuesday, September 13*

6:30 – 9:00 pm

Brooklyn Grange

37-18 Northern Blvd., Long Island City

Join openhousenewyork for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the most rural of urban settings, Brooklyn Grange. In anticipation of the 9th Annual OHNY Weekend and to celebrate the end of summer, OHNY has teamed up with the Consulate General of Israel to host a bon voyage summer soirée in true OHNY-style. Israeli chef Einat Admony of Balaboosta will prepare a special tasting menu with vegetables and herbs picked from the farm that day. The evening includes tours of the farm, live music, and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline while sipping wine and the soirée signature cocktail, a fresh rose sangria with summer peaches, basil and thyme.

Brooklyn Grange is an organic farm is located on the rooftop of a 7-story building in Long Island City, Queens and was founded by Ben Flanner in 2010.  A full acre in size, the farm grows local produce and sells their produce to restaurants and markets throughout the city.

Purchase tickets here.

Please take note of the following:

-attendees are required to walk up two flights of stairs to get to the rooftop farm

-paths on the farm are made of gravel, choose your footwear accordingly

*Rain Date: September 15, 2011

In the event of rain, the event will be postponed to September 15, 2011. Please make sure your calendar is free for both dates before buying a ticket.

Tickets to this event are non-refundable. Should you not be able to attend, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to openhousenewyork and is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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