Peach Crisp
Category: Food & Eating

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 […]

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Caroline Elementary School PTA to Host Farm to Table Market on September 17

Press release from Caroline Elementary School PTA: Ithaca, NY—The Farm to Table movement focuses on producing food locally and delivering that food to local consumers. On Sunday, September 17, 10:00am-3:00pm the Caroline Elementary School PTA will host the 4th annual Farm to Table Market at the Caroline Elementary School, 2439 Slaterville Rd/Route 79 W. The event is free and […]

Dilly Beans
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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.

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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:

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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 […]