The first annual Great Collard Greens Cook Off is
scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017, 12 noon to 4 pm, 80
Broadway in Newburgh, New York.
Bring your best version of Collard Greens or Cornbread (or both!) and
compete against other local cooks for the prize of Best Collard Greens,
and Best Cornbread. Or just come and cheer your favorite cook. Along
with the contest for local cooks, there will be a competition for
professional restaurant chefs AND for the best cooks from our local
organizations and congregations.
Judges include chefs, food professionals and food writers.
In addition to the cook off, there will be cooking demonstrations, sample
tastings of collard greens and cornbread, music, a Farmers Market with
produce from farms in our area, and fun activities for all ages. Everyone
is welcome to this FREE outdoor family event!
So mark your calendar for October 21, 2017, 12 noon to 4pm at 80
Broadway at the corner of Grand Street in the City of Newburgh. The
judging begins at 1 pm. Cooking, cheering and eating will occur rain or
For more information go to
The Great Collard Greens Cook-Off and Newburgh Urban Farming
Fair events are made possible by the efforts of many volunteers and
collaboration with the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Hudson Valley Seed,
Downing Park Urban Farm, NHS Center for Hope Newburgh, Latinos Unidos,
Orange County Land Trust, Newburgh Community Land Bank, Downing Park
Planning Committee, Orange County Department of Health and Cornell
Cooperative Extension Orange County.
Newburgh Urban Farm &Food
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.