Category: Food & Eating

Limited edition of Ithaca Farmers Market Cookbook available

Written by Michael Turback: “Ithaca Farmers Market Cookbook,” first published in 2010, is now on sale at the Market as a “Limited Collector’s Edition,” with each individually-numbered book celebrating one of the country’s most influential farmers’ markets with 65 vendor profiles, 100 market-inspired recipes, and 140 photographs. The book was written, recipe-tested, photographed, edited, printed […]

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Learn to Preserve Food

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: 2015 Canning Classes All classes are $15 per person unless otherwise specified, and will be held in the Teaching Kitchen at CCE-Tompkins, located at 615 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850. To register, please call Cooperative Extension at (607) 272-2292  (pre-payment  required) or email Carole Fisher at crf11@cornell.edu Fresh from the Garden: Homemade Jams Tuesday, […]

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Before grocery shopping, do this

Written by Aner Tal and Katherine Baildon of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab: New research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab titled: “An Apple a Day Brings More Apples Your Way: Healthy Samples Prime Healthier Choices” by Dr. Aner Tal and Dr. Brian Wansink, was recently published in Psychology and Marketing. The study found that […]

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Dandelion salad, a recipe from Emma Frisch

Local food personality Emma Frisch says, “Dandelion greens can verge on bitter, and fare better in taste and nutrition when they are cooked or lightly wilted. This recipe offers a few sweet, healthy elements for balance: raisins, apples and honey. You can play with this age-old ingredient, sautéing the greens the way you might cook kale, […]

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Workshop: Become a sugar detective

Announcement from Cornell University Wellness Program: Become a Sugar Detective!  Tuesday, April 28, 12:15-1:00 pm, MVR 142 As a parent, your job of offering healthy, non-sugary snacks can be of the utmost importance, and often quite difficult in our fast-paced culture. Join Cornell dietetics students for a workshop unveiling the mystery of common snacks and […]

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Space still available: The Seed-to-Table Experience

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: Space still available: The Seed-to-Table Experience (6) Tuesdays, April 14-May 19, 4:00-6:00pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca The Seed-to-Table Experience takes a diverse group of youth ages 12-18 on a hands-on culinary journey in one of the most vibrant food and farming regions in the country. Through […]

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Class: Plant Propagation 101

Announcement from Edible Acres: Winter is moving out, spring is coming in!  Celebrate the start of the 2015 growing season by coming to Edible Acres first educational event of the season! PLANT PROPAGATION 101 Join Sean in an in-depth workshop to learn how to: – Divide perennial vegetable plants – Dig up runners of fruiting […]

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Free Food in Tompkins County (April 2015)

From Tompkins County Food Distribution Network April 2015 Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry Listing Brooktondale (Caroline) Caroline Food Pantry Brooktondale Community Center 522 Valley Road, Brooktondale 5:30 – 7:00 PM 1st and 3rd Monday   Brooktondale (Caroline) Mobile Food Pantry 4th Wednesday 1 – 2 PM (February, April, June)      Brooktondale Community Center 522 Valley Road, Brooktondale   […]

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Recipe: Beet pickled deviled eggs

From Early Morning Farm: If you’re looking for a way to truly wow your guests, but not stretch them too far outside their comfort zone this is it! Beet pickled eggs are simple and don’t taste far from traditional hard boiled eggs. Consider these deviled eggs with a twist, look for large local eggs and […]