Category: Food & Eating

Free Food Listing (9/2015)

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: hsctc.org/food. Updated August 31, 2015. Monday – Friday: Loaves and Fishes. Free daily meals. All are welcome. […]

Category: The Big Picture

2015 Food Justice Fair in Ithaca will examine “The Color of Food”

Press release from Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming: Keynote speaker Natasha Bowens explains how – and why – farmers of color are leading the Good Food Movement Groundswell is pleased to be a cosponsor of the Food Justice Fair in Ithaca, which is organized each year by GreenStar Community Projects. This year the […]

Category: Food & Eating

20% discount for Thursday food and beverage tasting

Announcement from Healthy Food for All: This Thursday, at the Ithaca Farmers Market, we’ll savor regional craft beers and ciders, and artisanal food pairings by our local chefs. All proceeds go to Healthy Food For All, which just announced a 20% discount for groups — including Hot Potato Press readers — who support a sustainable […]

Category: The Big Picture

Coming Soon: A Food Policy Council for Tompkins County

Citizens are encouraged to help shape local food policy We all eat. A lot of us love to eat local. We care deeply about the food we eat and the farmers who grow it. But most of us tend to ignore an important piece of our food system – the policy piece. That’s in spite […]

Recent Food & Farm Biz Headlines

Recent food and farm business headlines from Ithaca, Tompkins County, and NYS From the Ithaca Voice: Ithaca native to continue Shortstop Deli legacy as new owner ‘Dos Amigos’ from Cornell launch traditional Mexican food truck Changes expected at Moosewood — due to Keega Ventures acquisition   From the Ithaca Journal: New head cheese maker at […]

Memorial service to honor organic farmer

Robin Sue Ostfeld, of Blue Heron Farm, died on August 26. A service to honor her will be held on Thursday, September 10th at 5pm at the Ithaca Farmers Market. According to her obituary, she was an organic farmer and agricultural research collaborator who died on the farm she and her husband, Llywolaf Johns, established […]