Sign Me Up!


Sign Me Up For:


Our Sponsors

Our Partners

 



 

Search CT Bites
Eating Out

Here are all the reasons we love breakfast @ Rosie in New Canaan.  

Check out our Guide To Great Caterers in Fairfield County. 

Our Sponsors

Twitter
We Wrote A Book!

« Friday Froth: A Real Mouthful | Main | Big News at Le Farm & The Whelk: Chef Changes & More »
Friday
Apr192013

New Haven Earth Day Celebration with Miya's Sushi & ROIA

New Haven Chefs Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi and Avi Szapiro of the newly opened ROIA will square off for The Nature Conservancy’s Picnic for Earth after the Rock to Rock Earth Day bike ride April 20 in New Haven.

At the Rock to Rock finish line in East Rock Park at about1 p.m., the two chefs will engage in the second annual “Picnic Battle for Earth, ” a light-hearted, friendly contest to craft the most delicious and sustainable picnic dish.

James Beard Foundation Award–nominated Chef Bun will be defending his hard-earned title from last year’s picnic battle, and he and Chef Avi—who apprenticed under European Michelin star chefs—will be working with a palette of ingredients chosen by Facebook friends of The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut and donated by Elm City Market.  

Radio broadcaster Bruce Barber, creator of “The Real Life Survival Guide,” a public radio show heard on WNPR, will emcee this picnic throw-down.

Picnic battle judges include Cristina Chang Bryant, co-owner and chef at Sweetpea Real Foods to Go in Cheshire; Martin Torresquintero, outdoor adventures coordinator for the New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees; and a third, surprise judge.

About 1,000 riders are expected to join Rock to Rock, which benefits organizations that are working to create a greener, healthier New Haven community.

Along with the picnic, the Conservancy is fielding a team of rider-fundraisers at Rock to Rock. Conservancy Trustee Todd Miranowski has generously offered to match, dollar for dollar, the total amount of donations made to “Team Nature Conservancy Rocks!” up to $10,000.

“This is great fun for an even greater cause,” said Frogard Ryan, executive director of The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut. “The Nature Conservancy is so grateful to Todd, Bun, Avi, and everyone who’s helped make Rock to Rock and Chef to Chef possible. Gentlemen: Get ready to do battle—picnic battle!”

Picnic for Earth is part of The Nature Conservancy's All Hands on Earth campaign, the first-ever sustainable global campaign designed to deeply engage people across the world in a conversation about today’s urgent environmental challenges. This movement of millions was built to support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to save land and water resources by asking people the question: What will you do for Earth?

The Nature Conservancy launched Picnic for Earth in 2011. Last year, picnics were held in more than 50 countries.

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

References (10)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.
  • Response
    Hi there can I quote some of the material from this post if I provide a link back to your site?
  • Response
    Hi there. Yet another superb write-up, my partner and i really enjoy coming back here and checking many creative excerpts.
  • Response
    Dear Website owner. I seriously just like that writing and your site all in all! That posting is quite clearly written and also effortlessly understandable. Your Wordpress style is amazing as well! Would definitely be fantastic to learn where I are able obtain this. Be sure to keep up the excellent ...
  • Response
    Response: www.physioval.com
    You are a very clever person!
  • Response
    Response: www.grupo-cubo.com
    buy ha ha ha cialis levitra,buy ha ha ha online
  • Response
    I am so happy at having read the above article. You must write more in the coming months. I shall be anticipating similar articles with avid interest. Hisako Mintreas
  • Response
    thanks for your tips , id love to stick to your page as usually as i can.possess a good day~~
  • Response
    Chicago lawyers
  • Response
    Response: this contact form
    Good Webpage, Continue the fantastic work. With thanks!
  • Response
    Response: mold removal

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>