Local Food Celebration

TIME: Saturday, October 8th, 12:00-1:30 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

After the Steve Brill Foraging Tour, join RWA educator Heather Kramer in making jam out of Autumn Olives, a fruit bearing shrub and a part of the natural bounty of the Rockaways. After the jam making workshop, the students in RWA's Shore Corps service learning program will present on their work during the summer cataloging the food businesses in Rockaway for the Department of Health.

Special thanks to our sponsors Partnership for a Healthier Queens and the NYC DOHMH.

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