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: 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 […]

Category: The Big Picture

Urban Gardening Session!

Join the movement to grow food anywhere in Ithaca (even in raised beds over cement!) GSCP Networking session: Monday February 6th, from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Tompkins Public Library (Borg Warner Room) This session includes a free meal, open to all. Starting with existing gardening initiatives, we plan to grow more food for food pantries and for […]

Fundrasier for GSCP Healthy Food Initiatives

Everyone needs healthy food!  … but a lack of money, transport, or hope can create barriers to getting it.  Approximately 1,300 families in Tompkins County face chronic poverty from low wages, distant housing, or poor transport.  Add to that a fractured food system and these families are not getting basic healthy food. The cycle deepens […]

Category: The Big Picture

Event: Celebrate Our Amazing Farming Community!

Celebrate Our Amazing Farming Community! Panel Presentation & Networking Hear about what farmers in our community are doing to practice sustainability and contribute to the social well-being of our community Wednesday, March 2nd from 6 – 9pm At Greenstar’s The Space (corner of Court & Fulton Streets) Free & Open to all – light dinner […]

Category: The Big Picture

Events you won’t want to miss

Get your tickets to Can You Dig This at Cinemopolis on Thursday, December 3 This Sat Dec 5th from 11 am – 6pm is the Alternative Gift Fair at The Space, offering holiday shoppers a choice of holiday “gifts” to honor family and friends while supporting local charities and non-profit organizations in a festive atmosphere. […]

Category: The Big Picture

Save the date: From Communication To Collaboration in the Local Food System

Save the Date: Our next Networking session! From Communication To Collaboration in the Local Food System Monday, Dec 7th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at GreenStar’s The Space (corner of Fulton & Court Streets) Our collective journey towards a local food system that’s fair for all and healthy for the earth, has been underway for […]