Category: The Big Picture

Volunteers needed at Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County

Announcement from Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County: Volunteers Needed WHEN: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 am – 2:30 pm Tuesday and Thursdays 2:30 pm – 8:00 pm Volunteer for two hours or five – one day or weekly! WHERE: St. John’s Episcopal Church 210 North Cayuga St. Ithaca, NY Corner of Buffalo and N. […]

Category: Food & Eating

A new used kitchen?

Looking for inexpensive kitchen gear and appliances? The folks over at Finger Lakes ReUse recently sent Hot Potato Press a list of kitchen items they usually have in stock. “Our inventory changes daily depending on the items that people are donating to our organization for reuse,” says Director of Development Jackie Doherty. “And prices vary based […]

An Introduction to Steve Selin, cider maker and the rest for South Hill Cider

By Steve Selin, for Finger Lakes Cider House July 23, 2015 Steve Selin is the main force behind South Hill Cider. He does every aspect of the work from fermentation to apple hunter and orchardist, to bookkeeper and delivery boy. Steve has no shortage of hats to wear as a family man and an active musician and luthier.  […]

Category: Food & Eating

Tompkins County Free Food Listing

Announcement from Friendship Donations Network: Friendship Donations Network (FDN) provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy, deli, and groceries (if available) to the programs listed below. For a complete listing of food pantries and community meals in Tompkins County, please visit: (Updated July 1, 2015.) Monday – Friday: Loaves and Fishes. Free daily meals. All are […]

Category: The Big Picture

Cornell researcher says we can predict obesity

From the Cornell Food and Brand Lab: After analyzing 50 years of all the food words mentioned in major newspapers like the New York Times and London Times, researchers found that the food words trending today in 2015 can predict a country’s obesity level in three years – in 2018. The study was published in […]

Jobs available at Inns of Aurora

Announcement from Inns of Aurora: Are you looking for a great job where you can add your signature to the organization? If so, we have got the job for you! The Aurora Inn, built in 1833, underwent a multi-million dollar restoration and reopened in 2003. The Aurora Inn, along with several other recently restored properties, […]

Category: The Big Picture

Event: A food policy conversation for Tompkins County

Coming soon… A FOOD POLICY COUNCIL FOR TOMPKINS COUNTY Wednesday, July 29th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm Borg Warner Room at Tompkins County Public Library A Feeding Our Future Network Conversation. Light supper provided for pre-registrants.  To register contact or 607-277-0020 ext 509. A FOOD POLICY COUNCIL FOR TOMPKINS COUNTY We all eat. A lot […]