Category: Food & Eating

Recipes for Spring Cooking from Emma Frisch

Here are spring musings and recipes from Emma Frisch, a local “home cook, largely taught by my mother, my friends and my olive oil-stained cookbooks.” Emma was also a contestant on Season 10 of Food Network Star. Let me muse for a moment on Spring Fever, as it storms into town with the first throb of thunder […]

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The Most Delicious Fruit You’ve Never Heard Of

Kiwis in Tompkins County? It’s true. In the fall, when you’re browsing at the Farmers’ Market or picking up your fruit share, you might find it: a greenish fruit that looks like a slightly oversized grape. Inside, it looks like a miniature version of the imported kiwi fruit you find at the grocery store, with […]

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CSA Fair Saturday 3/14/15

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00-3:00 pm at Boynton Middle School, 1601 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca What is CSA? Learn about this partnership between consumers and farmers, and how it can benefit you! More than 20 CSA farmers serving Tompkins, Seneca, Cayuga, Tioga, Chenango, and Schuyler Counties will […]

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Classes: Vegetable Gardening and Rain Gardens

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening Monday, March 23, 6:30-8:30 pm CCE-Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca 14850 This is the class for the beginning vegetable gardener!  Learn where to site your garden, how to prepare the soil, how to start seeds, how to plant, when and how to mulch, and which easy veggies […]

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Category: Food & Eating

Free Food in Tompkins County (March 2015)

This is an announcement from Friendship Donations Network (FDN), which provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy, deli, and groceries (if available) to the programs listed below. For a complete listing of food pantries and community meals in Tompkins County, please visit: hsctc.org/food. Updated February 27, 2015. Monday – Friday: Loaves and Fishes. Free daily meals. All […]