Category: Food & Eating

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 […]

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Event: AgStravaganza

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: AgStravaganza! Saturday April 11, 10:00am-3:00pm @ The Shops at Ithaca Mall, 40 Catherwood Road, Ithaca NY AgStravaganza! is a FREE annual event at The Shops at Ithaca Mall that gives the public a chance to learn about local agriculture and its importance to our local economy. This family-oriented, indoor-outdoor event features educational […]

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How to buy local meat

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: How to Buy Local Meat Thursday, April 9, 6:30-8:00 pm @ Tompkins County Public Library, BorgWarner Community Room, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca Tompkins County Public Library and the Finger Lakes Meat Project will host “How to Buy Local Meat,” a free educational program about selecting and purchasing local meat products. A […]

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Recipes for Spring Cooking from Emma Frisch

Here are spring musings and recipes from Emma Frisch, a local “home cook, largely taught by my mother, my friends and my olive oil-stained cookbooks.” Emma was also a contestant on Season 10 of Food Network Star. Let me muse for a moment on Spring Fever, as it storms into town with the first throb of thunder […]

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The Most Delicious Fruit You’ve Never Heard Of

Kiwis in Tompkins County? It’s true. In the fall, when you’re browsing at the Farmers’ Market or picking up your fruit share, you might find it: a greenish fruit that looks like a slightly oversized grape. Inside, it looks like a miniature version of the imported kiwi fruit you find at the grocery store, with […]