Supra Endura Trunk Sale
Sat. 06/13 | 12 to 7 pm @ East of the Mississippi, 164 Havermayer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The sustainable fashion label Supra Endura will be doing a trunk show at the made-in-America store East of the Mississippi. There are already some great pieces there in store, but on Saturday the designer is bringing some new creations! Stop by to see browse the apparel, scarf and necklace collection. Enjoy light refreshments and shop the other amazing brands that EOTM curates.
Renegade Craft Fair Pop-up
Saturdays in June | 11 am to 6 pm @ East River State Park, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The ridiculously popular Renegade Craft Fair Pop-Ups will be staging a series of pop-ups every Saturday outdoors this June at the lovely East River State Park, right next to Smorgasburg. As always, they will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of today’s finest independent Makers. Check out this year’s line up of 350+ talented Makers, Artists, workshops and more here. Lauren Simkin Berke will be dispensing drawings, hand-lettered notes and transcriptions with influence and inspiration from the crowd each Saturday as a nice handcrafted memento of your day on the waterfront. At the June 27th Pop-Up, Melissa Diaz, invites attendees to enter and explore her interactive hut, where attendees can weave and blend their own creations onto the structure using materials on-hand.
Summer Cooking With Brooklyn Grange
Fri. 06/12 | 6:30 to 9 pm @ Brooklyn Grange Farm, Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Learn about seasonal produce and urban farming. The night will start off with a walking tour of the Farm, that will be led by the team at Brooklyn Grange. They will share their knowledge of what is growing, and what you’ll be eating. You’ll then prepare a raw foods meal together with other attendees with vegetables straight from the Farm. The menu will consist of a shiso, avocado & citrus salad, over arugula accompanied with a summer grain salad featuring mint, radishes, and pea shoots. Refreshments will be handed out for the farm tour, and served with dinner. After the meal, enjoy a refreshing sorrel popsicle as you watch the sun set over the city.
Starting Sat. 06/13 | 1 to 4 pm and thereafter bi-weekly on Saturdays
The natural and organic beauty store Bottega Organica is hosting complimentary mini facial treatments at their West Village flagship store! These 10-minute skin-soothing facials are customized according to skin type (also performed by a local licensed esthetician) and will leave you looking positively radiant. They’ll include a free lip balm of your choice (soothing St. John’s wort, refreshing peppermint, or nourishing vanilla) with any $200+ purchase on each Saturday they do these treatments. Plus, they’ll provide organic Chardonnay from their sister restaurant Quartino and their signature organic herbal hot teas.
To book your appointment, send a note to email@example.com with the subject “Mini facial appointment!” with a preferred time.
Rooftop Farm Yoga
Every Mon. | 6:30 to 7:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Every Monday head to the roof for some fresh air and loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. These asana sessions are open to practitioners of all levels. Classes will be held on the Brooklyn Grange’s spacious paved patio at dusk, so that attendees can enjoy the herb-scented breeze as the sun sets behind the Manhattan skyline.
Fourth Annual Spirits of New York
Mon. 06/15 | 7 to 9 pm @ McCarren Hotel Rooftop Lounge, 160 North 12th Street (btn Berry & Bedford), Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Slow Food NYC and The McCarren Hotel bring you the fourth annual Spirits of New York Event, featuring spirits made in New York, with most ingredients grown and produced in New York or, otherwise, fair/direct traded. Selected regional producers’ beverages — vodka, gin, shine, white brandy, rye, Bourbon, and jack — will be served up neat and in tantalizing, season and place-inspired cocktails for truly local libation. This is your opportunity to taste some of the best booze in the state and also meet their makers. Distillers include Astoria Distilling, Cacao Prieto of Red Hook, Breuckelen Distilling, Van Brunt Stillhouse and many more.
Intro to Green Roofing
Mon. 06/15 | 6:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, BLDG 92, Brooklyn Navy Yard
Gwen Schantz, COO of Brooklyn Grange, heads up Brooklyn Grange’s Design and Installation department and will go through the ins and outs of green roofing in NYC and beyond. She’ll cover all the benefits, challenges, and options available for those rooftop oases and share Brooklyn Grange’s experience greenroofing our city. From the classroom, you’ll head up to the farm to see their green roof in person and talk about the materials they’ve used in our space. By the end of this workshop you’ll have a sense of what it takes to green roof a space, large or small!
The Seed Experience
06/20 and 06/21
This two-day festival will be filled with leading national brands and best-of-class local merchants featuring, sampling and selling their delicious plant-based foods, and environment-friendly, cruelty-free products and services. And the most inspirational roster of speakers yet will be presenting and holding workshops that will empower and introduce you to a plant-based way of life, and answering any of your questions.
Sustainable Seafood Week
06/22 thru 06/28
Village Fishmonger and Future of Fish are putting together this year’s third annual Sustainable Seafood Week (SSW), including everything from an oyster farm tour to a sushi pop-up. Some events are free, including a Bluemarket at Union Square Greenmarket on the evening of the 26th. Most of the dinners range from $45—$85, and there’s something for everyone: programming ranges from oyster trivia to a local seafood class. Tickets and more info about each event can be found here. Some highlights:
- Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm Tour (Greenport, Long Island)
- Supper Club at Luke’s Lobster (Manhattan)
- Sustainable Seafood Showcase with Mayanoki Sushi Pop-Up
- Wednesday, June 24: “Bait to the Plate” Lecture and Tasting Hosted by Chef Kerry Heffernan and Author Paul Greenberg
- Cooking Local Seafood Class With Natural Gourmet Institute, Sea to Table and Chef Mirijana of Wild Feast Foods
- The Bluemarket at Union Square Park with GrowNYC
Plant Styling with Tess Palma-Martinez of Forage + Sundry
Tues. 06/23 | 7 to 9 pm @ Bhoomki Home, 237 Fifth Avenue (b/n President and Carroll), Park Slope, Brooklyn
Ever wondered how to make a stunning hanging terrarium? Tess can show you how at a class at the sustainable home boutique, Bhoomki. You’ll leave with 3-4 air plants in a 6″ x 6″ glass orb, and all the sundries that go with it like decorative accents, foraged bark and twigs, and hanging rope. Plus, you get 10% off all full-price merchandise at Bhoomki Home.
Clean Green Your Whole Life
Wed. 06/24 | 7 pm @ 92Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
We hear it all the time: the secret to optimal health, staying slim and disease prevention is to cut out processed foods and eat more greens. But aside from picking up a pricey green juice a few times a week—just how do we make our diets, and lives ‘greener’ in a way that is compatible with our everyday resources, and most importantly our taste buds? Join chef and health journalist Candice Kumai, “one of the most recognizable names in clean eating” (Prevention Magazine) as she discusses how you can effortlessly live a cleaner, greener lifestyle. Joining Candice are ‘clean, green’ experts; nutritionist, Keri Glassman, green makeup artist, Kristen Arnett and celebrity trainer, Natalie Uhling, who will discuss what steps you can take to feel and look better right now!
Thurs. July 30th | 6 to 9 pm @ Hudson Mercantile, 500 West 36th Street, Manhattan
Edible Manhattan is pairing up your favorite craft breweries with some of the most delicious food from the city’s most talented chefs and food artisans, including Brooklyn Brewery, Communal Oven & Earth, Gramercy Tavern, Heartland Brewery, Jimmy’s No. 43, KelSo Brewery, Monument Lane, Whole Foods Market, Fire Cider, Green Mountain Energy, Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Radeberger and more … And this year, attendees will be able to purchase bottles or cans of their favorite beers to take home.
Tickets are $45 to $75
If there’s anything I forgot, let me know in the comments!