Category: The Big Picture

Springing Into Summer Thoughts

May and June left me wondering about people’s impression on options for food in Ithaca and the visibility of farmers/laborers. One interview was littered with questions about the food prices and cost of living’s impact on the residents’ ability to engage with the food system in Ithaca. Does the healthy, vegan, gluten-free and dairy free food […]

Category: Food & Eating

Ithaca Farmers Market 5 Days per Week!

Ithaca Farmers Market is currently happening 5 days per week!  Come check out the wonderful selections of vendors and support our local economy.  Check their website for hours for the following days and market locations; Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday evenings. http://www.ithacamarket.com/  

Category: Food & Eating

Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot Opens in Brooktondale

Press Release from Tompkins County Solid Waste (Ithaca, NY) The Tompkins County Solid Waste Division is pleased to announce the opening of the County’s newest food scraps recycling drop spot, in conjunction with the Brooktondale Farmers Market. Located at the Brooktondale Community Center at 522 Valley Road, this pilot drop spot will be open every […]

Category: Food & Eating

Healthy Food: Collaborating for All Local Kids!

This Wed, June 29th  from 3:30 – 6:30 pm At Tompkins County Public Library (in the Borg Warner room)    Free & open to all  – free dinner provided by GSCP –    Questions? Contact holly@greenstar.coop or (607) 229-2540 Tentative agenda            – Welcome, Nutritious meal offered (free)            – Stories about kids and food         […]

Category: Food & Eating

Northside Community Center Cook-Off on June 29th

Northside Community Center will be hosting a cook off on Wednesday, June 29th to celebrate the start of Summer Meals for kids!  Anyone under 18 can eat for free and adult meals are being offered for $3. Come enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, beans, watermelon and more starting at 11:00am.      Location: Northside Community Center […]

Category: The Big Picture

Healthy Food: Collaborating for All Local Kids!

NEXT Wed, June 29th  from 3:30 – 6:30 pm At the Tompkins County Public Library (in the Borg Warner Room)  Free & open to all  – free dinner provided by GSCP –  Please take a brief minute to register HERE  Questions? Contact holly@greenstar.coop or (607) 229-2540 Tentative agenda – Welcome, Nutritious meal offered (free) – Stories about kids and food – Stats about children […]

Category: Food & Eating

Congo Square Market Kicks off 8th Season– June 24th!

*CUBAN FOOD, SOUL FOOD, and more! *OPEN MIC 5pm-6pm* *LIVE PERFORMANCES 6pm-8pm* -NEW “Congo Free Swap” trading table -Low- cost books on Black cultural and political heritage -NEW Vegan Donuts by Phenomenom (@nomonthiss) WHEN/WHERE: Friday, June 24th, 4pm-8pm Southside Community Center 305 South Plain Street, Ithaca, NY We are raising money for this summer’s Market through […]

Category: Food & Eating

Farm to Fork Brunch to Benefit Healthy Food for All!

Celebrate the beginning of harvest season with the whole family and enjoy a local, organic Kestrel Perch Berry inspired brunch prepared by whole foods chef Kelly Serbonich. When: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 Seatings are at 9:30 AM,  10:45 AM,   Noon. Where:  Dine indoors or out at EcoVillage, Ithaca NY Reservations required. Tickets on sale now!  $15/adult;  children under 12 […]

Groundswell Announces Scything Workshop

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming and Wolftree Farm announce a Scything Workshop, taking place on Sunday, August 7 from 9am to 5pm at Groundswell’s Incubator Farm. Scything is a method of hand-mowing grass or hay using a long-handled implement (scythe) with a metal blade at the end. Participants have the option of taking […]