Category: The Big Picture

It’s Crunch Time! Trumansburg Students to Join Big Apple Crunch October 19

By Kate Frazer For many of us living in Tompkins County, fall feels incomplete without a candied apple from the Apple Harvest Festival, cider donuts from Littletree Orchards, or a cider tasting at the Finger Lakes Cider House. But there’s something magical about apples in their purest form—plucked right from the tree and savored in […]

Category: Food & Eating

Grateful for Our Local Bounty

This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was the first we’ve hosted at our home in Trumansburg, NY. Since moving here, my husband Marc and I have been blown away by our proximity to wonderful locally grown and crafted food and drink, so we thought it would be a fun and rewarding experience to source most of the ingredients for our meal as close to […]

Category: The Big Picture

It Takes a Village: A Lawn-to-Garden Revolution Grows in T’burg

by Kate Frazer I’ve been eyeing Peter Ott’s garden with a mix of awe and envy since moving to the Village of Trumansburg a year ago. Unlike many grassy yards in small towns across the U.S., there’s hardly an inch of his half-acre Washington Street lot that’s not growing something intended to feed or heal. […]

Category: The Big Picture

A Moving Feast

Something is simmering in The Finger Lakes. The region has slowly and steadily become one of the country’s premier areas for wine, agritourism and farm-to-table dining. If you live here, you’ve likely tasted bread from Wide Awake Bakery, doused pancakes with Sapsquatch Pure Maple Syrup, sipped wine from Heron Hill or Damiani. Restaurateurs, cider-, wine- […]