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Registration Now Open! Farm to Plate Conference, May 11-13

Featuring Keynote Speakers Raj Patel, Malik Yakini, Karen Washington & more! Ithaca, NY— Roots Rising Farm, Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, and the Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Finger Lakes Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate […]

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Anabel’s Grocery strives to stem food inequity at Cornell

A new grocery store will open on Cornell’s campus in an attempt to stem food inequity at Cornell, according to a press release from Cornell. At Cornell, more than 20 percent of students admit to skipping meals due to financial constraints. “We ran through a lot of ideas, such as food pantries, subsidized meal swipe programs, meal […]

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Real Talk: A Southside Community Center Teach-In

Announcement from Southside Community Center: REAL TALK is a new program/series presented by Southside Community Center, Inc. We will hold our first teach-in on April 15th, from 11-2PM. This event will include two sessions and a one hour lunch provided by GreenStar Community Projects. REAL TALK welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds – and is being designed […]

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Job Opportunity with Tompkins Community Action

Announcement from Tompkins Community Action: Food Services Site Coordinator The Food Services Coordinator will provide meal planning, preparation and oversight for a multi-classroom facility serving children from birth to 5 years; includes inventory, ordering, receiving and reconciliation of multiple vendor deliveries; ensures that service delivery adheres to USDA CACFP, Health Department, HACCP, NYS OCFS, Head […]

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Local Youth Activists Organize Rally in Support of a Living Wage for All

Announcement from the New Roots Charter School Student Advocacy Alliance: Local Youth Activists Organize Rally in Support of a Living Wage for All The Student Advocacy Alliance, a student-led club at New Roots Charter School, will lead a rally in support of a living wage for all on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 between 3:45 and 6:45 […]

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Food Sovereignty in the Southside

Announcement from Southside Community Center: REAL TALK is a new program/series presented by Southside Community Center, Inc. We will hold our first teach-in on April 15th, from 11-2PM at 305 South Plain Street, Ithaca, New York 14850. This event will include two sessions and a one hour lunch provided by Greenstar Community Projects. REAL TALK […]

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Refugee-run restaurant offers more than food

A Syracuse restaurant, “With Love,” is making headlines as an unusual eatery with an unusual mission. The Onondaga Community College-sponsored restaurant, “aims to give entrepreneurs—largely refugees and other immigrants, but also aspiring American-born people—a workspace and start-up funding to launch their own food businesses,” explains an article in Saveur Magazine. “It functions as a series of pop-ups: […]

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Volunteers Needed at Southside Community Center!

Announcement from SouthSide Community Center: SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER is looking to expand our Food Pantry Team!!! If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity please give us a call at 607.273.4190 or send an e-mail to nblas@sspride.org We serve the community through our Food Pantry on the 1st and 4th Saturday of each month.  Thank […]