Category: Food & Eating

Recipe: Apple, Kale, and Celery Salad

From Early Morning Farm: Apple, Kale, and Celery Salad “…kale, massaged with vinegar and oil makes a perfect backdrop for the sweet, crunchy apples… Yes, I did say ‘massaged kale.’ Massaging the kale with just a bit of oil and vinegar before assembling your salad helps break down the leaves, and makes it easier for the […]

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Hoptoberfest at Ithaca Beer Company

The Ithaca Beer Company will be holding their second annual Hoptoberfest event on Saturday, October 21st, from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. The event features Bavarian style food, musical entertainment by Fritz’s Polka Band, and games, including the Masskrugstemmen, where participants compete to see who can hold a one liter stein of beer at shoulder level […]

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Class: Introduction to Permaculture Design

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: Introduction to Permaculture Design Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, New York 14850-3555 Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is a popular and ancient system of growing food that minimizes labor by using perennial plants, which come back year after year. Join Sean […]

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Chocolate Event at Cornell Botanic Gardens

On October 29th, the Cornell Botanic Gardens will be hosting an event celebrating chocolate at the Nevin Welcome Center from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Attendees will learn about how chocolate is made, from the tree to the final product. There will also be chocolate tasting, learning about the history of chocolate, and Mexican Day […]

Cider Week
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Cider Week Finger Lakes begins September 29

The annual Cider Week Finger Lakes celebration begins on September 29th and runs through October 8th. Daily events include the 35th Annual Downtown Ithaca Apple Festival, lectures and workshops, and opportunities to meet local cider makers. In addition, over 50 locations in the Finger Lakes region will be holding tastings and cider-paired meals. Cider Week […]

farm field
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Back to School – Farm to School Harvest Dinner

On Wednesday, September 27, the Coalition for Healthy School Food will be having a fundraiser event at the Just Be Cause Center. Called the Back to School – Farm to School Harvest Dinner, this event will feature recipes from their Cool School Food program,  prepared by farmer Terri Joseph and Moosewood co-owner Nancy Lazarus. The […]

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This Weekend: Apple Harvest Festival

Announcement from Downtown Ithaca: Ithaca’s Apple Harvest Festival, presented by Tompkins Trust Company Ithaca’s premier event of the Fall, Apple Harvest Festival is a three-day celebration of food, rides, games, more than 100 vendors and, of course, APPLES! This spectacular celebration also kicks off Finger Lakes Cider Week 2017! Come taste regional ciders and talk […]

Peach Crisp
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Peach Campfire Crisp with Rose Petals

Summer is almost over, and if you’re considering one last camping trip, you might want something special to commemorate it. Fortunately, Emma Frisch has got you covered. She recently posted a recipe on her blog for a peach crisp with rose petals, made to be cooked over a campfire. You can read her post here. […]

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Free Plant Exchange at Thompson Park Sunday, September 17

On Sunday, September 17, the Fall Creek Garden Club will be hosting the Fall Creek Plant Exchange at Thompson Park, located on Cayuga Street between Cascadilla and Marshall streets. The plant exchange is open to all, and those who don’t have a plant to bring are encouraged to take one home with them. The Fall […]