May and June left me wondering about people’s impression on options for food in Ithaca and the visibility of farmers/laborers. One interview was littered with questions about the food prices and cost of living’s impact on the residents’ ability to engage with the food system in Ithaca. Does the healthy, vegan, gluten-free and dairy free food […]
This Wed, June 29th from 3:30 – 6:30 pm At Tompkins County Public Library (in the Borg Warner room) Free & open to all – free dinner provided by GSCP – Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 229-2540 Tentative agenda – Welcome, Nutritious meal offered (free) – Stories about kids and food […]
On Sunday, May 15th, Tahjay, Reed and I attended Browns and Greens at Ithaca Community Gardens. This event was part of a movement for radical sustainability, and less whitewashing of the sustainability movement, hence the name. It was organized by Carolina Osorio Gil, who we met at the partners meeting, Amanda David, Rafael Aponte, and […]
Please join GreenStar Community Projects, Sister 2 Sister, Rafael Aponte of Rocky Arces Community Farm and community members to attend a community dinner that will take place May 18th from 5:30-7:30pm at Southside Community Center.
All are welcome to enjoy Taughannock Farms Inn’s open house this upcoming weekend on Saturday, from 11am-2pm. They will be sharing small plates and samples from their new menu!
Friendship Donations Network rescues fresh, nutritious food from stores and farms — food that would otherwise be thrown away.
From the Ithaca Journal’s Planters spurred by Arbor Day by Kelly Gampel New clusters of trees are popping up around the area in observance of Arbor Day. “Every year we go out and look for needs in communities,” Southern Tier Nursery & Landscape Association representative Terry Morroni said. “Our mission in this area is to […]
“Um, I remember always getting cheese bagels or yogurt in elementary school.” This was the immediate response from Ithacan teen, Umeek when prompted with my inquiries into his school food experiences. He explained that often in elementary school you felt like you didn’t have many options for school lunch. He reflected on how he empathized […]
I am so excited to be a part of the Hot Potato team! I look forward to sharing the fascinating information about the county’s food system, uplifting voices that have not been at the forefront of the discussions, and enabling the readers to take action on issues that resonate with their hearts. I was introduced […]