Liz Neumark, Founder of Great Performances, Katchkie Farm and The Sylvia Center Liz Neumark is an American chef and entrepreneur, a member of the New York State Food Policy Council and the founder of The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit organization that inspires  healthy eating. Join Liz as she takes you on a virtual farm-to-fork tour! BIO: Liz Neumark founded Great Performances as a waitress-staffing agency for women in the arts, which has since transformed into…

Audrey Powell, Founder, Spicegrove Audrey Powell spent her formative years on her family’s farm in Jamaica with organic produce, ginger and hibiscus – ingredients that found their way into her beverage product Spicegrove Roselle. Join Audrey as she mixes up a spicy BBQ marinade, perfect for your next outdoor grilling party. BIO: In April 2018, Audrey launched Spicegrove, a beverage brand named after the family farm on which she spent her formative years. Spicegrove Farm was…

Leslie Lennox, Owner, Hope’s Garden Leslie Lennox, founder of the artisan pesto company Hope’s Gardens, and author of thee cookbook “PESTO: The Modern Mother Sauce,” shows us that pesto need not be limited to its original ingredients. BIO: Leslie Lennox grew up outside NYC. In 2007, she founded Hope’s Gardens, an artisan pesto manufacturer with her husband Dave. Following creative stints in LA and ATL, Leslie returned to NYC with her family in 2016. Over…

Kristin White, CEO & Chief Chicken Wrangler, Chicken Librarian Have you jumped on the 2020 sourdough bandwagon? Have you wanted to but don’t know how to get started?  Join Kristin White, aka Chicken Librarian, as she shows you how to make, feed, and use your sourdough starter. BIO: Kristin White, aka Chicken Librarian, lives a handmade life while free ranging on the banks of the Delaware River, in the foothills of the Catskills, with the…

Judy Joo, The Food Network’s Iron Chef UK Resident judge on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America, restaurateur and executive chef, Chef Judy Joo’s expertise in Korean cooking led to her own shows: Judy Joo’s Return to Korea and Korean Food Made Simple. Since then she published her debut cookbook, Korean Food Made Simple. Join Chef Joo for a kimchi 101 workshop. BIO: In 2003, following an engineering degree at Columbia University and a career on…

Marianne Williamson, Author and Anti-Hunger Activist Hear Marianna Williamson’s talk on renewed consciousness & reverence for food and how we affect change locally. BIO:  Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, non-profit and political activist, and spiritual thought leader. For over three decades Marianne has been a leader in spiritual and religiously progressive circles. She is the author of 14 books, four of which have been #1 New York Times best sellers. A quote from the mega best…

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If you can not view this html email click here GREAT GETAWAY ALERT! Quick Local Getaways within 500 miles! Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! Dear EscapeMakers — Women Only Weekends are the perfect opportunity to escape from all of your day-to-day rituals. Grab your friends, sisters, or daughters and explore all of the amazing things that Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes has to offer like savory wineries, delicious dining, and fantastic shopping. Let them…