Category: The Big Picture

Free Local Food Network Gathering on Jan. 31, 2018

From GreenStar Community Projects: 10 Local Food Stories… and a shared meal! GreenStar Community Projects & Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County invite you to a free Local Food Networking gathering! Wed, Jan 31st from 5-8 pm at Tompkins Public Library (in the Borg Warner room) Join the conversation with grassroots innovators from the vibrant local food […]

Category: The Big Picture

Tompkins County Food Policy Council Addresses The City of Ithaca’s Food Systems Goals and Food Waste Across the County

From the Tompkins County Food Policy Council: The Tompkins County Food Policy Council (Food Policy Council), formed in January 2016 after a multi-year community-planning process, has spent the second half of 2017 focusing in on two key action areas to strengthen and improve Tompkins County’s local food system: helping Ithaca’s city government realize their Comprehensive […]

Class: Readying Our Farms and Foodshed for Climate Change

From Groundswell Center for Food and Farming: Readying Our Farms and Foodshed for Climate Change Saturday, February 3rd, 9:00AM – 2:00PM Just BeCause Center, 1013 West State Street, Ithaca NY Facilitated by Mike Biltonen (Know Your Roots) and Jay Smith (Ithaca EcoVillage) Cost: sliding scale $25 – $50 Climate change has been affecting our farms for several decades […]

Category: Food & Eating

Review: Wegmans Grocery Delivery

Written by Marlo Cappocia: In early November, Wegmans joined P&C Fresh in offering grocery delivery to much of Tompkins County.  Wegmans’s service is provided by Instacart, a five-year-old startup that offers the full product line of a variety of grocery stores, pet supply stores, pharmacies, and small markets across the United States.  In Ithaca, Instacart […]

Category: Food & Eating

Warm Up With These Cookbooks

From the Tompkins County Public Library: 2018 Winter Reading Challenge: Warm Up With These Cookbooks! By Tom Fredette – December 19, 2017 Adventures in Slow Cooking: 120 Slow-Cooker Recipes for People Who Love Food By DiGregorio, Sarah 2017-10 – William Morrow & Company 9780062661371 Check Our Catalog Browse Similar Titles The James Beard-nominated food writer revamps the slow cooker for the modern […]