Dilly Beans
Category: Food & Eating

Preserving Summer Harvests: Tomatoes and Dilly Beans

Summer gardens can sometimes produce an overwhelming harvest, and vegetables can go bad before you realize it. The GreenStar Blog has recently posted ideas on how to preserve some of those vegetables. Check out their articles on preserving tomatoes and home made dilly beans.

Category: Food & Eating

Take a Tour of Owl Moon Gardens

On SeptembThe Owl Moon Gardens located in Newfield will be open for a free public tour from 6:00 – 7:30 PM on Tuesday, September 12th. The tour is organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension as part of their Kitchen Garden Tour series. From the CCE events page: “Come tour the beautiful and productive two acre garden […]

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Groton Community Meal on August 15, 2017

From Groton Public Library: Free Monthly Meal on Tuesday, August 15, 6-8pm at the Groton Public Library, 112 E Cortland St, Groton, New York 13073. Pasta with Eggplant (with or without cheese) will be served. The Tompkins County Worker’s Center will be there to talk about living wages. See here for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/155973251645254/

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New Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot Opens on Hancock Street 

Press release from Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management: New Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot Opens on Hancock Street  (Ithaca, NY)  The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot in the City of Ithaca. Beginning August 9th, the drop spot will operate […]

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Weekly Farmers’ Markets Tuesday through Friday in Ithaca

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 […]

Freshy baked bread
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Free Food Pantries, Hot Meals, and More in Tompkins

Announcement from the Friendship Donations Network: FDN provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy, deli, and groceries (if available) to the programs listed below. Printable PDF now available: FDN_Programs_Served_Aug17 Mondays: Loaves and Fishes. Free daily meals. All are welcome. No income guidelines. St. John’s Church, 210 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca; Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm; Tuesday, Thursday at 5:30 […]

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Event: Open Farm Days

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: Open Farm Days Saturday & Sunday, August 12 & 13, 12:00-4:00pm each day @ Farm locations across Tompkins County, NY 2017 Open Farm Days is a FREE 2-day annual event that allows visitors to experience local agriculture up-close. Farms across Tompkins County will open their gates to the public for farm tours, […]

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Farm to Truck Fundraiser, Wednesday July 26

On Wednesday, July 26, Stick and Stone Farm in Ithaca will be hosting their monthly Farm to Truck fundraiser benefiting Healthy Food For All. This event is free to attend and features local food vendors and live music. Healthy Food For All provides low-income residents with access to local produce through subsidized Community Supported Agriculture […]