Category: The Big Picture

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming Announces ‘Farm to Plate’ Conference

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is pleased to announce “The Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable Local Food System” which will take place on May 11-13, 2017 in Ithaca, NY and the surrounding areas. The conference is a collaborative effort by Bloodroot Collective, Groundswell Center, Food, Agroecology, […]

Groundswell Center is Hiring

The Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is hiring, Ithaca, NY To learn more and to apply, visit our web site, groundswellcenter.org/employment Position Title: FARMING & BUSINESS SPECIALIST Application Deadline: Open until filled Position Start Date: March 2017 is ideal Employment terms: This is a full-time salaried position, averaging 35 hours/week. Due to the seasonal […]

Category: Food & Eating

Holiday Food and Gift Market @ Press Bay Alley Dec. 22!

Join Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, the Finger Lakes Meat Project and Press Bay Alley for the annual December Holiday Market, Tuesday, December 22 from 4:30-7:30pm. Get all the wonderful food and beverages you need for your holiday dinners from local farmers, bakers and chefs! Great gift giving options as well! Participating vendors […]

Category: The Big Picture

From Farm to Table to Justice: An Evening of Food, Film and Farmworker Rights!

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming, Tompkins County Workers Center, Congo Square Market, the Multicultural Resource Center, New Roots Charter School &  the Youth Farm Project present From Farm to Table to Justice An Evening of Food, Film and Farmworker Rights! November 18, 2016, 5pm – 9pm Friends Meeting House, 120 3rd St, Ithaca, NY 14850 RSVP HERE FEATURING A special fall Congo […]

Groundswell Seeking Educators for 2017 Programs

Educators Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is looking for enthusiastic educators to teach and/or facilitate classes and programs in collaboration with us! Are you passionate about a topic related to food and farming? Are you excited to share a skill you have acquired? We want to know about it! Our most successful programs have […]

Lessons From The Land: Seeking Submissions for Winter Small Farms Quarterly

Tell us your stories about Tools on the Farm or Homestead Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming and the Cornell Small Farms Program have teamed up to create a column called “Lessons from the Land,” which first appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of the Small Farm Quarterly. The column, title “Water: Woes and […]

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming seeks Proposals for 2017 Programs

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is currently soliciting proposals for our 2017 classes, technical courses and workshops. In the past, our most successful programs have been inspired by and taught or organized by practitioners themselves (Orchards, CRAFT Tours, Scything to name a few). We believe the passion from you about a topic you know well and […]

Category: Food & Eating

Groundswell’s Pig-N-Pints Fundraiser Roasts and Toasts to Benefit Beginning Farmers

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is hosting the second annual Pig-n-Pints Pig Roast and Fundraiser at Hopshire Brewery and Farm in Dryden on Saturday, September 10 from 3-7pm. The event is partially sponsored by Farm Credit East. Guests can enjoy local pork from Van Noble Farm as well as sides prepared by Bici Cocina while […]

Groundswell Announces Scything Workshop

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming and Wolftree Farm announce a Scything Workshop, taking place on Sunday, August 7 from 9am to 5pm at Groundswell’s Incubator Farm. Scything is a method of hand-mowing grass or hay using a long-handled implement (scythe) with a metal blade at the end. Participants have the option of taking […]

Groundswell’s Spring Mixer & Plant Swap

Let’s celebrate Spring and the coming growing season! Join us on Sunday, May 22 from 2-6pm at the Groundswell Office (225 South Fulton Street) for fun, food by Iron Owl Kitchen, drinks, and great music by the Local Farmers Union. Bring some of your extra seedlings or seeds to swap and bring some new ones home for […]