Official Conference Program Released

It’s finally here!! Thanks to our amazing Programming Committee the official 2012 Brooklyn Food Conference Program is available for download on our website. This beautifully designed 92 page document is packed with information on the workshops, cooking demonstrations, film screenings, Youth and children’s activities as well as plenary speakers and all our sponsors!

Cooking Demonstrations Announced!

For all you food lovers and chef’s at heart, we just posted the Cooking Demonstrations page on the website. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store and please visit the website to see a complete list of all the demos!

Wilted Dandelion Greens with Hot Garlic Dressing and Garlic Chips
Bryant Terry, Eco Chef, Food Activist
Bryant will prepare Wilted Dandelion Greens with Hot Garlic Dressing and Garlic Chips recipe. Dandelion greens offer a high amount of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. This recipe is a health-supportive twist on the southern/ African American classic “Wilted Dandelion Greens with Hot Bacon Dressing” found in Jessica B. Harris’s book The Welcome Table.

Whipping Up Healthy Meals with WIC
Callista Falsia, Public Health Solutions, Neighborhood WIC
Calista will share simple recipes for active families, on a budget, using low-cost foods that can be purchased with WIC Vouchers.

Healthy Substitutions to Support Allergy-free and Vegan Diets
Juarline Stavrinos, Allergy Free Cooking, Baby! Inc.
Juarline will demonstrate how to use healthy, organic, alternative ingredients to substitute dairy, gluten and eggs while making crepes.

Snack Happy: Healthy Snacks for Growing Kids
Trina O’Boyle, Happy Family Organics
Learn to make easy, healthy delicious snacks for kids. Will also cover: using organic ingredients and whole foods, importance of exposing children to variety of foods/flavors, snacking tips and healthy snacks on the go, non-food ingredients to avoid, getting children involved in cooking.

Conference Planning Meeting Feb. 27, 2012

We are well on our way in organizing the 2012 Brooklyn Food Conference!

Please join us at our next general meeting on February 27, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Middle School 188
544 7th Ave @ 18th St.

Main entrance is on 7th Ave. Near the Prospect Ave R train and the 9th St F train.