An extraordinary annual design competition and the most unique food charity in the world, Canstruction challenges teams of architects, engineers, and contractors to build sculptures made entirely out of unopened cans of food. The large scale structures are placed on display and later donated to City Harvest for distribution to those in need.
Vote for your favorite sculpture to win the People’s Choice Award at www.ArtsBrookfield.com/Poll
Jurors’ Favorite – #15 What’s Up, Doc?
Structural Ingenuity – #1 Wall Street Charging Bull
Best Use of Labels – #18 Scare Hunger Away
Best Meal – #26 Pipe Down Hunger
Honorable Mention – #20 Ask the Magic 8 Ball!
………………………………– #8 Knocking Out Hunger
Most cans – #4 Mini Appetizer
Cheri Award – #10 Cookie CAN-ster
Meet pastry and baking arts chefs of The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) as they demo delectable tastings created with canned food!
Chad Pagano: November 6, 12 – 3PM
Spherification with canned pumpkin
Jenny McCoy: November 12, 12 – 3PM
Dulce de leche topping from condensed milk
About City Harvest:
City Harvest pioneered food rescue in 1982 and, this year, will collect 55 million pounds of excess food to help feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers struggling to put meals on their tables. Through relationships with farms, restaurants, grocers, and manufacturers, City Harvest collects nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and delivers it free of charge to 500 soup kitchens, food pantries and other community food programs across the five boroughs. City Harvest takes a long-term approach to hunger relief through its Healthy Neighborhoods initiative. In communities with elevated rates of food insecurity, poverty and diet-related illnesses, City Harvest has developed programs and partnerships to increase the availability of affordable, fresh produce and inspire healthy, budget-conscious meal choices through nutrition education. To learn more about food rescue, hunger relief and Healthy Neighborhoods in New York City, visit cityharvest.org.