Cider Week
Category: Food & Eating

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 […]

Category: Food & Eating

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 […]

Category: Food & Eating

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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Local Cooking Show: Dads Can Cook Too

Nathan Reimer is not just the tech support guru for Hot Potato Press, he’s also a local dad and creator of the live stream cooking show “Dads Can Cook Too.” Last week’s show demonstrated how to cook gluten-free White Bean and Hominy Chicken Chili. How does it work? Nathan says: “Every Sunday I’ll post a recipe […]

Event: Rally to stop deportations in Central NY

Announcement from Cornell Organization for Labor Action: José Coyote Pérez is a dairy worker, father, community leader and member of the Workers’ Center of Central New York (WCCNY). He was unjustly detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) a little over four weeks ago, on February 24th, and remains in their custody. He was arrested […]

Category: Food & Eating

Class: Wild Edibles

From Cornell Plantations: Edible Wild Plants with Leda Meredith on Saturday, April 30, from 1-4pm Edible wild plants are growing right at your feet, in city parks, as “weeds” in gardens and yards, even in abandoned parking lots. Join us for this special program with author and ethnobotanist Leda Meredith, and learn how to sustainably […]

Category: The Big Picture

Harvesting Life Lessons: How the Youth Farm Project teaches teens a lot more than gardening

This article originally ran in the magazine, Green Teacher. Reprinted with permission from Green Teacher # 107, Fall 2015.  Digital and print subscriptions are available from www.greenteacher.com or by calling 888-804-1486 (toll-free). Since she was 14-years-old, Rayna Joyce has been rising early on summer mornings to plant lettuce and pull weeds with two dozen other […]

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Fall Recipes from Local Blogger

Local blogger, known as “Kitchen Addict,” describes herself as an avid home baker, cook and drinker who has worked front of house, back of house and behind the bar in many restaurants in Ithaca. She offers these fall recipes (and more) for your enjoyment: Roasted Broccoli Cheddar Soup Lentil, Sausage, and Root Vegetable Soup with […]

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Book Release: Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes

Announcement from Lively Run Goat Dairy: “Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes” is a collection of recipes from artisans around the Finger Lakes that use Lively Run Cheese in their cuisine. Each recipe has a beverage pairing from a local winery, cidery, or brewery. This collection is an example of the wonderful and varied […]