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

To the Troy community: my deepest gratitude for your love, support and participation in my Master’s Thesis project.

Create : Eat : Share : Connect

Thank you Jill Malouf, videographer/editor for the amazing job documenting StoryHarvest!

and please check out StoryHarvest Photos

Times Union article:

Cultivate community through cooking and eating, sharing stories, and watching films. Bring your seeds, spoons, and stories!


Saturday, October 15, 2011, 4-7pm
Collard City Growers (3337 6th Avenue, between Glen Avenue and 101st Street, Troy, NY and The Sanctuary for Independent Media 3361 6th Avenue, Troy, NY
free and open to the public

Contact Ellie for more information:

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 Integrated Electronic Arts at the Department of the Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

Some recent work includes DIY SnackShopHeat it Up Dinner, and Flying Feast.

Ellie Markovich 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.

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


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