Event: Rally to stop deportations in Central NY

Announcement from Cornell Organization for Labor Action: José Coyote Pérez is a dairy worker, father, community leader and member of the Workers’ Center of Central New York (WCCNY). He was unjustly detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) a little over four weeks ago, on February 24th, and remains in their custody. He was arrested […]

Category: The Big Picture

Volunteers Needed at Southside Community Center!

Announcement from SouthSide Community Center: SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER is looking to expand our Food Pantry Team!!! If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity please give us a call at 607.273.4190 or send an e-mail to nblas@sspride.org We serve the community through our Food Pantry on the 1st and 4th Saturday of each month.  Thank […]

Category: Food & Eating

Pantry to Pan: A Venture With Shakshuka in Ithaca

Announcement from Pantry to Pan: Organic, Semi-Prepared Shakshuka – Your Next Meal is Stewing on Kickstarter Shakshuka is a North African tomato dish served with softly poached eggs and cheese; we are here to convince everyone to eat shakshuka. Ithaca, NY, 27th March 2017 – Pantry To Pan has developed a shelf stable, semi-prepared shakshuka starter. […]

Category: Food & Eating

Rediscover YOUR Farmer’s Market!

Announcement from Ithaca Farmer’s Market: Ithaca Farmer’s Market opens up for the 2017 season on April 1st, from 9 AM- 3 PM! Sunday Farmer’s Market kicks off on the 7th. Come down to greet returning  and new chefs, farmers, artisans. Other locations and times: STEAMBOAT LANDING 545 Third St. Saturdays 4/1–10/28, 9:00 AM to 3:00 […]

No Snow Day for Farmers

This week we asked farmers around Tompkins County and New York State to tell us how they’ve handled last week’s unusual snowstorm. Aaron Munzer from Plowbreak Farm sent the photo above, taken inside a high tunnel as he and his partner Kara knocked snow off the structure. “It’s kind of like a really frigid jungle gym,” Aaron […]

Category: Food & Eating

Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening

Announcement from Cornell Cooperative Extension: Friday, March 24, 10:00am-12:00pm OR Friday, March 31, 6:30-8:30pm @ Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY This class will cover how to site new gardens, prepare the soil, start and transplant seeds, and choose and use mulch. It will also cover container gardening and easy vegetables to […]

Category: The Big Picture

Cornbread For Kids

From FoodForThoughtProject.com: “Each February, The Commons holds Ithaca’s annual Chili Cookoff, where participating chefs and restaurants compete to make the best chilis or chili inspired products. Among the many stands, you’ll also find one offering cornbread for a donation. If this food match made in heaven isn’t enough to entice you, you’ll certainly be moved by […]

Category: Food & Eating

Fill Your Freezer: How to buy local meat in bulk

Class announcement from CCE Tompkins: Fill Your Freezer: Buying Local Meat in Bulk Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at CCE-Tompkins Education Center 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 Are you ready to start buying locally-raised meat in bulk? It’s easier and more affordable than you might think, and the benefits are great: know […]