Category: Food & Eating

Tips to save money and reduce food waste

From Tompkins County Solid Waste: Did you know the average American household throws away more than a quarter of all food purchases? Watch our new video, starring celebrity chef Emma Frisch, for helpful tips on reducing food waste in your home. The video was made possible with a grant from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I). Image […]

Category: The Big Picture

Woods Earth Living Classroom grows more than food

Often, the most meaningful places can be discovered off the beaten path. One such place is Wood’s Earth, a hidden gem in Ithaca, NY. At Wood’s Earth, 2.5 acres of land are designed to facilitate organic gardening, offer learning opportunities for kids, and provide community garden plots, with the added benefits of a drip irrigation […]

Category: The Big Picture

New Roots Charter School Announces Sustainable Agriculture & Food Certificate Program

Press release from New Roots Charter School: New Roots is excited to announce an opportunity unlike no other for our current and prospective high school students interested in sustainable food systems — to enroll in a distinctive certificate program that will prepare them for a college degree and career in the growing Farm-to-Table field. Students […]

Historic Family Farm for Sale, Cortland County, NY

Historic Family Farm for Sale, Cortland County, NY Unique opportunity to purchase a historic 5 BR farmhouse on 75 acres of fields, pastures and woods in the beautiful rural farming community of Freetown, NY. The farm has remained in the same family for 140 years. Land offers 360 degrees of spectacular rural views and is […]

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Tasting event benefits Healthy Food for All

From Healthy Food For All: Whether you’re a Foodie, a Locavore, or someone who believes in healthy food as a basic human right — or all of the above — this event was created for you! You can sip and taste for a great cause. On Thursday, September 3, 2015, the Ithaca Farmers Market will […]

Category: Food & Eating

Reflections on Open Day at Ithaca Community Garden

For me, August 2nd was a day like being in Heaven. It was Ithaca Community Garden’s (ICG) Open Day in the community. Everyone was welcome to observe and come out and play. For me it was a chance loving another day at a community event …I’m so glad that I went. The Garden Tours were […]

Category: Food & Eating

Gadzukes! Festival celebrates zucchini

Written by Wil Lawrence: Gadzukes! That’s what I shout when I forget to check the zucchini plant for a week.  You, too? Come commemorate this year’s zucchini harvest and commiserate on their abundance with other zucchini growers at Brooktondale’s Fourth Gadzukes! Zucchini Festival on August 22, 10 am to 2 pm, Brooktondale Community Center. It’s […]