StoryHarvest: A celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table

StoryHarvest: A celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table

Collard City Growers: 3337 6th Ave. & The Sanctuary for Independent Media: 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY

October 15, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brazilian-American artist Ellie Markovitch designs a harvest celebration culminating in a community potluck.

4-6 pm Communal stew-making, Music and Cooking by local chefs and  growers at Collard City Growers, 3337 6th Avenue, between Glen Avenue and 101st Street in Troy, NY; rain site: the Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue.

What to bring: Some of your harvest bounty to share in our neighborhood feast! Bring your harvest stories and recipes for a participatory art project.

6-7pm Community potluck (raw or prepared dishes) and Multimedia exhibition by Ellie Markovitch at the Sanctuary Cafe.

7pm Screening of Ciclovida

StoryHarvest is co-sponsored by Collard City Growers in partial fulfillment of Ellie Markovitch's MFA in Electronic Arts at the Department of the Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

BIO

Ellie Markovitch carries a camera and recipes with her at all times - the tools she uses to communicate and build community.

Some of her recent work includes DIY SnackShop, Heat it Up Dinner, and Flying Feast.

Ellie is a photojournalist who has over a decade of Newspaper experience. She worked in NYC and Paris, France. Born in Brazil and now a resident of Troy, she is fluent in four languages with extensive experience producing on-the-street interviews.

Check out more about Ellie Markovitch's work at: http://storycooking.com

TIMES UNION article: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Festival-mixes-food-and-stories-2215383.php

Co-sponsored by the Freedom Square Coalition: Collard City Growers, Missing Link Street Ministry, Troy Bike Rescue, and The Sanctuary for Independent Media.

http://www.mediasanctuary.org/storyharvest

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