Kitchen Sanctuary

$20,000 hole in our budget…


Let me explain what happened. For almost a decade, we’ve been receiving general operating support from the Electronic Media and Film program at the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA EMF). Their funding has been critical, particularly since operating support is very difficult to find in a grant world focused on funding one-shot …

The Sanctuary is Hiring!


Volunteer Organizer/Coordinator
Part-time, 4-8 PM weekdays, $15/hour
 
About Us

Most people know us as The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY; the official non-profit 501(c)3 is incorporated as Media Alliance. Our mission is to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.

Spotlight: Delgres at Sanctuary for Independent Media


Published 4:07 pm EDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
 

 

Delgres

Their record label describes Delgres as “the missing link of the blues,” and an interesting link they are. The trio is fronted by singer/guitarist Pascal Danae, who before starting Delgres had already made a musical career that included working with the likes of Peter …

Sanctuary for Independent Media Announces New Concerts


September 18th, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

Chris Pasin will celebrate the music of Ornette Coleman at the Sanctuary for Independent Media.

Photograph by Rudy Lu

The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy has announced it fall season of …

Heart of Sanctuary


Eating Together at the Sanctuary

In the basement of the Sanctuary lies its heart. A kitchen where sanctuary volunteers produce meals for anything from 5 to 125. A smaller and greater number of able and caring folks are involved.

Jonathan is the heart of the heart. His culinary gifts fulfill the …

Is It a Pizza?


from Anna Loughlin 

Today’s recipe has 8-10 servings and the cost for ingredients for this recipe was $20.00! A cost of $2.00 per person! In the summer you can grow your own vegetables, which would bring down your cost.

  • 5 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 …

What Is Kitchen Sanctuary?


What is Kitchen Sanctuary? Kitchen Sanctuary is a place where go can go to find comfort, connection, laughter, all because of the love for food. Whether you are just making the food or eating it. Think about it when you have a get together at home mostly everyone gathers in the kitchen first then moves …

3 "StoryHarvest Cooking" workshops next week!


The “StoryHarvest Cooking” workshop series offers three opportunities to create the most delicious, on-the-go and on-a-budget, food for Bread and Puppet parade goers and StoryHarvest participants! 

Feed the masses, home-made and with love! *Attention, Moms — it’s ok to bring your kids!

Free!  Please RSVP or …

Neighborhood Chef #4 Recipe: "Collard Greens"


 

Pastor Willie Bacote, of neighboring Missing Link Street Ministry, and Shelia Rouse stopped by the Sanctuary Kitchen with their recipe for collared greens. Here is their recipe:

Shelia Rouse Collard Greens

  • 2 Smoked Turkey Wings (chopped in 2 to 4 parts)
  • 3 bunches of collards, ribs removed, …

DIY Snackshop: Raw Pasta and Sauce (video)


Our team has finished editing the first DIY Snackshop video. Check it out below:

 

DIY Snack #4 Recipe: No cook Stir-Fry (cold asian pasta salad)


 

No cook Stir-Fry ( cold asian pasta salad)

by Ellie Markovitch

  • 2 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup green beans, finely chopped
  • 1 cup green bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 1 bunch of green onions or young leeks, chopped

Neighborhood Chef #3 Recipe: "Purslane Pesto"


 

Mary Vikerman of the Capital District Community Gardens stopped by to share her purslane pesto recipe for the third installment of our Neighborhood Chef series. Check out the recipe below:

Makes about 6 servings with Rice!
2 ripe avocados
4c. purslane
1 small bunch of …

Neighborhood Chef Episode 2: Kale Salad with Christine Earhart (video)


Our second video is complete! Check out what our summer youth worked on during post-production on Thursday:

DIY Snack #3 Recipe: Watermelon Gazpacho


Ellie’s DIY Snack Shop #3 featured her homemade watermelon gazpacho recipe. Check it out below:

One large seeded watermelon
Half watermelon (8 to 10 cups chopped) seeded and blended with the other half watermelon (8 to 10 cups of mashed)
2 cups peeled, seeded cucumbers, diced
1 teaspoon …

Neighborhood Chef #2 Recipe: "Bruised Kale Salad Two Ways"


 

This Wednesday the team is filming their second Neighborhood Chef show, featuring Christine Earhart and her kale recipes. Check out the recipes below:

Tart Berry Bruised Kale Salad

YOU’LL NEED: 1 Large bunch (or 2 small bunches) Kale– Stemmed, …

DIY Snack #2 Recipe: Parfait Cups


 

Ellie’s second DIY Snack featured seven layers of fresh fruit with oats and homemade yogurt. Judging by how fast they were dished out and disappeared, the youth seemed to have enjoyed this delicious and nutritious snack. Here’s the recipe so you can make it at home:

YOU’LL NEED: …

Upcoming Events
Mar. 29
“Resiliencia” with Taína Asili
Apr. 01
‘Nature?’ Lecture with Bioartist Marta De Menezes
04/01/2019 – 04/03/2019
3-day DIY CRISPR Workshop with bioartist Marta de Menezes

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