Category: The Big Picture

Second Facilitator Upcoming Training for ” The New Jim Crow!”

Stop by the Multicultural Resource Center to receive a free copy of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” the powerful book written by Michelle Alexander, which describes our country’s current/contemporary system of mass incarceration. Based on this book, Community Book Read events and discussions will take place from now until April […]

Category: The Big Picture

Upcoming Talks on “Food Dignity” and “Growing Resilience”

The director of the Food Dignity project, Christine Porter, is coming to town! She’ll be giving a talk in the Nutrition department on her work with the Food Dignity project, as well as her new one–Growing Resilience. It involves studying the health impacts on gardeners on a reservation in Wyoming. Come on out–Thurs, Sept 29, 12:20pm, Savage Hall. […]

Category: The Big Picture

Event: @​ the Crossroads Conversations: Local Food Waste Systems

From Friendship Donations Network: Join in the conversation with Friendship Donations Network and other groups in our community about the intersection of sustainability and food waste systems Learn about what is happening locally and how you can help!   @ the Crossroads Conversations: Local Food Waste Systems, in support of Hunger Action Month SEPT 27, 2016, Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm […]

Category: Food & Eating

Festival: Food Plants of the Americas

Judy’s Day Family Learning Festival: Food Plants of the Americas Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm F. R. Newman Arboretum at Cornell Enjoy hands-on activities, music, storytelling and food at this fun and educational festival for all ages! Learn about food plants that are native to North, South and Central America, some of which are […]

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WEST HAVEN FARM HARVEST DINNER

Sunday, November 6th. 5pm Reception. 6pm Dinner. Menu prepared by Just a Taste Restaurant and Bandwagon Brewpub Purchase Tickets for West Haven Farm Harvest Dinner – November 6th, 2016 Base Price $85.00 USD Friend of Healthy Food For All (ticket + $15 donation) $100.00 USD Hero of Healthy Food For All (ticket + $40 donation) $125.00 […]

Category: The Big Picture

Worst drought in decades is also hidden, says New Food Economy

NYS is experiencing its worst drought in decades, according to New Food Economy Magazine. But casual observers can’t even see it: the drought does not look like the photo here. However, writes Matt Kelly, “Drive along the rural roads in the western part of the state—where conditions are at their worst and you’ll see stunted, spiky corn. Grape, vegetable […]