Category: The Big Picture

Registration Now Open! Farm to Plate Conference, May 11-13

Featuring Keynote Speakers Raj Patel, Malik Yakini, Karen Washington & more! Ithaca, NY— Roots Rising Farm, Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, and the Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Finger Lakes Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate […]

Category: The Big Picture

Eating is an Agricultural Act

Written by Erica Frenay, of Shelterbelt Farm. This article originally appeared in the Brooktondale newsletter (the “Old Mill”):  “Eating is an Agricultural Act.” The title of this article is a quote from farmer and writer Wendell Berry. In 5 words, he’s saying farming directly impacts you every time you eat, so you are involved in […]

Freeville Pop-Up Farmer’s Market

Announcement from Freeville Pop-Up Farmer’s Market: 🐍🐍  Hello Spring!  🐍🐍 Help us spread the word by forwarding to your friends and networks! On Saturday, May 6 from 9 am – 1 pm the Freeville Pop-Up Farmer’s Market is going to pop-up in conjunction with the Freeville Village-Wide Yard Sales.  As if that wasn’t enough the […]

Category: Food & Eating

Taste of Muslim Culture

Announcement from Al Huda Islamic Center: Families and individuals of all ages are invited to attend the Third Annual  Taste of Muslim Culture  event, which will include more than 15 countries!  Come experience the tastes, smells, sounds, of this  diverse community.  All are  welcome.   Date and Time: Sunday, April 30th, 2017 12-4pm   Location: Gym @Beverly J. […]

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Anabel’s Grocery strives to stem food inequity at Cornell

A new grocery store will open on Cornell’s campus in an attempt to stem food inequity at Cornell, according to a press release from Cornell. At Cornell, more than 20 percent of students admit to skipping meals due to financial constraints. “We ran through a lot of ideas, such as food pantries, subsidized meal swipe programs, meal […]

The controversial brand that killed fresh flour

Amy Halloran, author of The New Bread Basket, recently wrote about fresh flour for The New Food Economy: “I fell in love with fresh flour seven years ago and couldn’t figure out why it took forty years of avid baking to find such an incredible ingredient. Since I’m a devotee of pancakes, I found myself […]

Category: Food & Eating

Event: Wild Foods Forage and Feast

Announcement from TC3: Wild Foods Forage and Feast When: Saturday May 6th, 2017 – 10:30-2:30 Where: Starting at the TC3 Farm – 100 Cortland Rd, Dryden, NY Ending at Coltivare Restaurant – 235 S. Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY Cost: Public $35/Students $25. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.  Spaces are […]

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Real Talk: A Southside Community Center Teach-In

Announcement from Southside Community Center: REAL TALK is a new program/series presented by Southside Community Center, Inc. We will hold our first teach-in on April 15th, from 11-2PM. This event will include two sessions and a one hour lunch provided by GreenStar Community Projects. REAL TALK welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds – and is being designed […]

Category: Food & Eating

Groton Public Library Community Meal

Announcement from Groton Public Library: Community Meal–April 18, Tuesday @ 6 PM Join us for our  FREE  Monthly Community Meal! Stop in for a bite to eat and enjoy good conversation with your friends and neighbors! No need to bring a dish to pass, though you are always welcome to. Free and open to the […]