New York City Gets Fresh! August 19-26

7 days, 25 restaurants, 1,000′s of customers, a celebrity chef poetry slam and benefit performance, and 1 terrific cause – to create a more vibrant and equitable food system where all people have access to locally sourced food regardless of income. WW Promo REV CUT 8.14 from Sea Change Entertainment on Vimeo.

Get Fresh By:

Dining at one of the participating New York City Gets Fresh! restaurants throughout the week and sharing your experience on facebook or twitter using the hashtag #NYCgetsfresh.

Check out some of the Get Fresh! participating restaurants. Stay tuned for an updated list! Egg - 135 N. 5th Street – BK | Parrish Hall – 109a N. 3rd Street – BK | Rucola – 190 Dean St. – BK | Scopello – 63 Lafayette Ave. – BK | Speedy Romeo – 376 Classon Ave – BK | Brooklyn Moon – 745 Fulton Street – BK | Mo’s – 80 Lafayette – BK | No.7 – 7 Greene Ave – BK | La Caye – 35 Lafayette Ave – BK | The Spot – 417 Prospect Pl – BK | Landmarc (2 locations) – 179 W. Broadway and 10 Columbus Circle, Flr 3 – NYC | Rouge Tomate - 10 East 60th Street – NYC | applewood – 501 11th Street – BK | Bell, Book and Candle – 141 West 10th Street – NYC | PRINT Restaurant & The Press Lounge – 653 11th Ave – NYC | Ted & Honey – 264 Clinton St – BK | Ditch Plains – 100 W. 82nd St – NYC | Madiba – 195 DeKalb Ave – BK | Bar Boulud – 1900 Broadway – NYC Attending Chop It Up on August 26, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at BAM Attend Chop it Up, the closing night performance and celebration of Wholesome Wave’s Annual New York Gets Fresh! week. Chop it Up, the ultimate food fight – a poetry slam of celebrity chefs and farmers – will take place on August 26, 2012 at BAM in Brooklyn, New York.  The evening will include live music, a chef poetry slam contest and much much more. Click hereto purchase Chop it Up tickets.

Purchase New York City Gets Fresh! Chop It Up Tickets

The poetry slam contest will take place at the renowned BAM on August 26 at 6pm. Chop It Up! will highlight the competitive art of performance poetry emphasizing writing and style.  Celebrity chefs Michel Nischan, Evan Hanczor, and Joe “JJ” Johnson will slam it out with several well-known poets, including Stephen Colman, Mahogany Browne, Jennifer Johns, and Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai. Limited Time, Special Discount General Admission Tickets: $100 For Wholesome Wave friends and family, we have a limited number of General Admission tickets at a discounted rate of $100! Be sure to take advantage of this special offer before it’s too late.

  • Seating in the general area
  • Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails at the event
  • Photo and video opportunities at the event

General Admission Tickets: $125

    • Seating in the general area
    • Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails at the event
    • Photo and video opportunities at the event

VIP Tickets: $500

  • Ticket to Chop it Up wrap party after main event
  • Photo opportunity on the step and repeat
  • Swag bag chock full of items to make your next party a hit
  • VIP seating with the evening performers
  • Plus the great feeling that your support will put fruits and vegetables in the mouths of those most vulnerable
For more information on purchasing tickets, please contact us at or 203-226-1112.
Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors for this event.