Event Details

Date

September 29, 2022

Time

5:00 pm

Location

Choy Division, Chester Agricultural Center
Chester, NY 10918

Host

Harvest New York

Yolanda Gonzalez
516-305-0358


CRAFT Tour: Growing and Cooking Asian Vegetables

September 29, 2022


Have you ever wondered what the difference between all the "Asian greens" are? Seed catalogs tend to lump them all together but each one is distinct and unique in its own way. The tour at Choy Division will look at various greens, the cultures they belong to, and what culinary qualities are desirable when growing for an Asian community. We will touch lightly on general growing information, but the primary focus of our tour will be on how to select and harvest the variety of crops for different Asian communities. At the end of our farm tour, there will be an opportunity to taste these greens cooked using the Chinese method, hotpot.

Choy Division, founded in 2020 by Christina Chan, is a 1.25 acre diversified farm that focuses on growing east Asian heritage crops for the Asian American community. The farm offers a CSA and wholesale, and grows for food pantries, as well. Choy Division participates in a mutual aid program that invites community members to glean produce that is donated to Asian elders in NYC.

This will be a multilingual event, with live interpretation provided by the Hudson Valley Language Justice Collective. 

Transportation to the event is available if you RSVP by September 23. Email Yolanda Gonzalez to request transportation.

EVENT REGISTRATION: Register now to attend the CRAFT Tour.





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