Farm to Truck Fundraiser
Category: The Big Picture

Farm to Truck Fundraiser Wednesday, June 28

On Wednesday, June 28, Stick and Stone Farm in Ithaca will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting Healthy Food For All. Called the Farm to Truck Fundraiser, this event is free to attend and features local food vendors and live music. Healthy Food For All provides low-income residents with access to local produce through subsidized Community […]

Sweet Cherries
Category: Food & Eating

Sweet Cherries in Season Now, Sour Soon

Sweet cherries are in season now with sour cherries right around the corner, according to the harvest calendar on the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets website. The harvest and availability periods for sweet cherries are around the middle of June to the middle of July. Sour cherries tend to be during the […]

Agriculinary Tourism Coordinator Sought

The Ithaca Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau is currently seeking a part-time Agriculinary Tourism Coordinator. From their Indeed.com posting: “If you believe that it’s important to know where your food comes from and if you love Tompkins County, then we are looking for you to join the Visit Ithaca team! We are looking for […]

Networking @ Rev Food + Hospitality

Food & Hospitality Networking Event at Rev Ithaca Startup Works

Rev Ithaca Startup Works will be hosting a Networking @ Rev: Food + Hospitality event on Wednesday, June 21st beginning at 6:00 PM. Rev Ithaca is a startup incubator located in downtown Ithaca. For more information and to RSVP, visit the event page.

Category: Food & Eating

Tompkins County Farmers’ Markets: When and Where

Farmers’ markets in the area are in full swing. Courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extension, here is a list of farmers’ markets in Tompkins County. Congo Square Market: Press Bay Alley, 118 West Green Street Ithaca, Friday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, May 5 – October 27 Ithaca Farmers’ Market Steamboat Landing: 545 Third St. at […]

Category: The Big Picture

Tompkins County Local Food System Leads: Can it Grow?

Tompkins County’s farm to table movement began over 40 years ago. Monika Roth, Agriculture Program Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension and adviser to Ithaca Farmer’s Market, is an expert on the local food system which rose from this movement. In her paper presentation given on May 13th at the Farm to Plate Conference, Roth gave […]

Category: Food & Eating

Local Farm Offers Recipe Box Solutions

Press release from Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce: When local organic farmer Anton Burkett started a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm nearly 20 years ago, little did he know that the concept would grow to inspire not only a recipe box solution sourced from the Finger Lakes region, but also make a difference in the […]