Job: Tasting Room Staff

Reposted from Craigslist: Bellwether Hard Cider and Wine Cellars is hiring part time tasting room and event staff. We have a busy Cayuga Lake Wine Trail tasting room, located 5 miles north of Taughannock State Park on Route 89. We also attend various offsite tastings and farmer’s markets, including some evening events. We are currently […]

Profile: Bensvue Organic Dairy Farm

Ten years ago, the Andra Benson and her husband, farmers in Lansing, decided to convert their conventional dairy to organic. They joined the Organic Valley Co-op, which offered more consistent payment for milk, regional loan assistance, and other benefits, which Andra explained at a recent event, “The Co-op Opportunity,” hosted by GreenStar Community Projects. Luckily, she said, one […]

Category: Food & Eating

A simple recipe for green garlic and sorrel (and a dressing to avoid)

By Seph Doliner: A friend gave me bunches of green garlic and french sorrel from her beautiful urban garden. (Green garlic is immature, with wee bulbs and tender stems.) I chopped up several of those stems and a couple of sorrel leaves, added a radish and a little green cabbage, and sampled. So flavorful! Each […]

Job: Cafe Dewitt Chef

Reposted from Craigslist: Cafe Dewitt is looking for a chef to work 4 days per week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday), with the expectation that the job will go to 5 days in the Fall. This position includes prep and line work (cold and hot side). Applicants must have restaurant kitchen experience (experience on the hot […]

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Will students eat salads if they grow the veggies?

Adapted from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab: If kids grow vegetables, they’re more likely to eat them, according to a new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, “A Plant to Plate Pilot: A Cold Climate High School Garden Increased Vegetable Selection but Also Waste” by Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Drew Hanks. This pilot study shows […]

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CSA shares still available from local farmers

Looking for a CSA? The farms listed below report that they still have space available. Contact them directly for more information. Worried about cost? Some subsidized CSA shares are still available through Healthy Food for All. Shares are though various local farms and the pricing and pick up options vary based on the farm. The […]

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Are you a gardener?

Are you a gardener who expects to harvest an overabundance of produce this year? If so, you might be interested Neighborhood Food hubs. From the Friendship Donations Network:  This July, FDN’s Neighborhood Food Hubs program will be entering its third year. On a designated day, volunteers who host the Hubs around the county will set coolers […]

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Limited edition of Ithaca Farmers Market Cookbook available

Written by Michael Turback: “Ithaca Farmers Market Cookbook,” first published in 2010, is now on sale at the Market as a “Limited Collector’s Edition,” with each individually-numbered book celebrating one of the country’s most influential farmers’ markets with 65 vendor profiles, 100 market-inspired recipes, and 140 photographs. The book was written, recipe-tested, photographed, edited, printed […]