In addition to GrowNYC’s regular programming, we also host a varity of annual events that help us raise funds, awareness or both and we hope contribute to the fabric of sustainable community that we are helping to build in New York City.
Toast to Our Town
This year’s Toast to Our Town on June 3 at Gotham Bar and Grill honored GreenThumb’s Edie Stone, Joel Marcus of Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Actor Oliver Platt. The intimate benefit featured the best of the season’s bounty prepared by prominent chefs Alfred Portale, Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Harold Dieterle and Marc Forgione , live music by the Dewdrop Society and entertainment including Calvin Trillin.
Big Apple Crunch
Big Apple Crunch – As part of National Food Day, on October 24, GrowNYC co-hosted the Big Apple Crunh with the City of New York. The Big Apple Crunch set a world record for the “most participants in an apple-crunching event.” RecordSetter.com, a NYC-based organization tracking new worldrecords, charted NYC’s progress towards setting the record of 1,000,000 Crunches!
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