Category: Food & Eating

Garden Plots Available

Announcement from the Ithaca Sustainability Initiative: The Town of Ithaca’s West Hill Community Garden is looking for people interested in gardening and working with the Town’s Parks Department to manage and maintain our 80-plot community garden for people who enjoy growing their own food. Annual fees are $20 with need-based assistance available. Interested in joining […]

Category: The Big Picture

Farm to Plate Conference- Get Involved!

The organizers of the Farm to Plate Conference are looking for proposals for workshops, as well as volunteers. The conference is a collaboration of Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, the Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell, and Roots Rising Farm. The goal of the conference is “to bring together people from multiple […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension: AgStravaganza!

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Join Cornell Cooperative Extension for an agricultural fair in the Ithaca Commons, with educational activities and crafts. Learn about the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) network in Tompkins County. Local vendors such as  Kenton’s Cheese, Littletree Orchards, Shtayburne Farm Creamery, Engelbert Farms, Glenwood Farm, PoleStar Farm, and […]

Category: Food & Eating

Grow Food Anywhere? Join GSCP!

Can you get behind the idea of growing food anywhere in Ithaca — even in raised beds over concrete? Straight out of its cooperative roots, GreenStar Community Projects (GSCP) is helping organize the downtown community to grow more food. Our mission resonates with the City of Ithaca’s Comprehensive Plan (2015), which states that “All City of […]

Wellspring Forest Farm Participates in Statewide Maple Weekend

Announcement from Wellspring Forest Farm & School: MECKLENBURG, NY – As part of the New York Maple Producers Association statewide Maple Weekend, Wellspring Forest Farm, located 12 miles West of Ithaca and 12 miles East of Watkins Glen, will be open to the public on Saturday, March 18th and Sunday, March 19th, with a range […]