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Last Chance Foods: From Chicken to Egg

Friday, April 26, 2013

Farmer Annemarie Gero of the Queens County Farm Museum talks about chicken personalities and how to check if an egg has gone bad. Try her grandmother's recipe for a Hungarian casserole of boiled eggs, potatoes, and sour cream.

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Last Chance Foods: Springing Leeks

Friday, May 25, 2012

Farmer Keha McIlwaine of Queens County Farm Museum talks about growing spring leeks, and chef Cornelius Gallagher offers some advice on preparing the hardy vegetable. Try Gallagher's recipe for pan-roasted shrimp with glazed leeks, young coconut and yellow curry.



Hatched and Raised in New York City, Chickens Make Their Way to the South Bronx

Friday, September 23, 2011

Fifteen hens made the trip from the Queens County Farm Museum to the South Bronx this past week to take up roosts in a volunteer-built coop in Brook Park. The chickens were part of a program at the farm that allows city school kids to incubate eggs and watch them hatch. Check out a video of the coop here.

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Last Chance Foods: Herbal Flower Power

Friday, June 10, 2011

Calendula and anise hyssop are two flowering herbs that are useful in the kitchen and beyond. Queens County Farm Museum agricultural director Kennon Kay shares her instructions for making skin-soothing calendula salve.

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Queens County's Local Wine

Friday, May 14, 2010

This Tuesday, Queens County Farm Museum will auction off the first wine made from grapes grown right in Floral Park. Learn more about the über-local wine and vineyard.