Category: Food & Eating

A simple recipe for green garlic and sorrel (and a dressing to avoid)

By Seph Doliner: A friend gave me bunches of green garlic and french sorrel from her beautiful urban garden. (Green garlic is immature, with wee bulbs and tender stems.) I chopped up several of those stems and a couple of sorrel leaves, added a radish and a little green cabbage, and sampled. So flavorful! Each […]

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Will students eat salads if they grow the veggies?

Adapted from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab: If kids grow vegetables, they’re more likely to eat them, according to a new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, “A Plant to Plate Pilot: A Cold Climate High School Garden Increased Vegetable Selection but Also Waste” by Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Drew Hanks. This pilot study shows […]

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CSA shares still available from local farmers

Looking for a CSA? The farms listed below report that they still have space available. Contact them directly for more information. Worried about cost? Some subsidized CSA shares are still available through Healthy Food for All. Shares are though various local farms and the pricing and pick up options vary based on the farm. The […]

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Are you a gardener?

Are you a gardener who expects to harvest an overabundance of produce this year? If so, you might be interested Neighborhood Food hubs. From the Friendship Donations Network:  This July, FDN’s Neighborhood Food Hubs program will be entering its third year. On a designated day, volunteers who host the Hubs around the county will set coolers […]

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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 […]