Category: Q&A

How do I share news and stories with Hot Potato Press?

Hot Potato Press welcomes writing, announcements, photography, art, and press releases from the Ithaca and Tompkins County community. The simplest way to contribute is to email our editor, Kristina at The full details are below: Hot Potato Press Content Guidelines (updated March 2016) Writers’ guidelines Hot Potato Press is the online food news and […]

Category: Food & Eating

Parents in the Kitchen: Nutrition Strategies & Resource Workshop

From Cooperative Extension: Register now for… Parents in the Kitchen: Nutrition Strategies & Resource Workshop Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Nut-free, Egg-Free and Shellfish-Free…Let’s focus on parents’ health and well-being! The class will be led by Nancy Corwin Malina, […]

Felicia’s Atomic Lounge owners open new T-burg “Hive 45”

From the Ithaca Journal: “When Felicia’s Atomic Lounge closed in Ithaca last year, there was much weeping and rending of garments amongst the Friday night cocktail crowd. Weep and rend no more, friends; Felicia’s has reopened in its country-elegant Trumansburg headquarters at 45 Main Street, renamed and reconfigured as Felicia’s Hive 45 Kitchen + Bakery.” […]

Category: Food & Eating

Class: Wild Edibles

From Cornell Plantations: Edible Wild Plants with Leda Meredith on Saturday, April 30, from 1-4pm Edible wild plants are growing right at your feet, in city parks, as “weeds” in gardens and yards, even in abandoned parking lots. Join us for this special program with author and ethnobotanist Leda Meredith, and learn how to sustainably […]

Groundswell Center’s 2016 Course Offerings!

Check out Groundswell Center’s website for many Spring, 2016 program listings. There are too many to list here, so please check them out. From their website, “Groundswell’s Incubator Farm is the first of its kind in New York State, creating pathways to ownership for aspiring farmers from marginalized communities, including people of color, refugees and other […]

Category: The Big Picture

Video: Farm to Hospital Programs

Cornell PhD student, Bobby J. Smith II, presents his research from 2014 about Farm to Hospital Programs. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What are the factors influencing hospital participation in farm-to-hospital programs? Bobby J. Smith, II, discusses his research into this innovative system enrichening local […]