Sweet Land Farm Dinner
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Sweet Land Farm to Host Dinner; Local Food, Wine, and Cider Featured

On Sunday, July 16, Sweet Land Farm in Trumansburg will be hosting a dinner supporting Healthy Food For All. The meal will be prepared by Gentry Morris, executive chef of The Rook. The meal will feature meats from The Piggery, wine pairings from Atwater Winery and Billsboro Winery, and cider from Redbyrd Orchard Cider. Tickets […]

Sweet Cherries
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Sweet Cherries in Season Now, Sour Soon

Sweet cherries are in season now with sour cherries right around the corner, according to the harvest calendar on the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets website. The harvest and availability periods for sweet cherries are around the middle of June to the middle of July. Sour cherries tend to be during the […]

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Groton Public Library: Hub for Meals and Conversation

Groton Public Library doesn’t just lend books, it’s also a community hub for healthy food. I spoke with Sara Knobel, director of the Groton Public Library, about the library’s monthly community meals program. In 2014 the library began hosting Healthy Free Food Tuesdays, a weekly food drop-off spot made up of donations from the Friendship Donations […]

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Ithaca Taste of the Nation: No Kid Hungry Benefit

Announcement from No Kid Hungry: Ensure that no kid goes hungry, whether in Ithaca or across the nation, by joining Upstate New York’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 for Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, a remarkable night of dining in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end […]

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Free Food in Ithaca and Tompkins County

Announcement from the Friendship Donations Network: Friendship Donations Network (FDN) provides fresh produce, breads, desserts, dairy and groceries to the programs listed at the following link: https://friendshipdonations.org/programs/ Printer-friendly version available here. Friendship Donations Network rescues fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistributes it to neighbors in need. We provide food donations to hunger relief programs […]

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Experience! The Finger Lakes Culinary Festival

Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Downtown Ithaca Commons and Coltivare. Announcement from Experience! The Finger Lakes: Over 20 FLX Artisan beverage and food producers will be on the Ithaca Commons where guests will experience “tasting trios” of their favorite Finger Lakes wines, ciders, beers, spirits, cheeses, and other […]

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Tompkins County Farmers’ Markets: When and Where

Farmers’ markets in the area are in full swing. Courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extension, here is a list of farmers’ markets in Tompkins County. Congo Square Market: Press Bay Alley, 118 West Green Street Ithaca, Friday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, May 5 – October 27 Ithaca Farmers’ Market Steamboat Landing: 545 Third St. at […]

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Ithaca Is Foodies Event: Downtown Ithaca Food Tour

Announcement from Visit Ithaca: Our Downtown Ithaca Food Tour is a narrated, guided walking tour of the heart of Ithaca! You will visit six different one-of-a-kind restaurants that showcase the incredible variety of what this town has to offer. Delicious food tastings, enough for a full lunch, will be served by these locally-owned culinary hotspots. […]

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Distilling Workshop at Cornell

Cornell University Two-Day Distilling Workshop – Spring Session 2017 Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:30am to 4:30pm Stocking Hall, Cornell University Food Science Center Ithaca, NY 14853-7201 CARL’s Distilling Workshop Program in the USA is the original distilling workshop, now in its 20th year.   The Distilling Workshop is a two-day comprehensive primer with distillation […]

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Local Farm Offers Recipe Box Solutions

Press release from Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce: When local organic farmer Anton Burkett started a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm nearly 20 years ago, little did he know that the concept would grow to inspire not only a recipe box solution sourced from the Finger Lakes region, but also make a difference in the […]