Category: Food & Eating

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 […]

USDA Grant supports Finger Lakes Fresh connecting farmers, community

Press release from Challenge Workforce Solutions. (For additional coverage of this topic, listen to the radio interview, or read the PDF of the Tompkins Weekly article.) Challenge Workforce Solutions Awarded $100K by USDA’s Local Food Promotion ITHACA – Finger Lakes Fresh’s work to connect farmers across the region with communities seeking greater access to fresh […]