Category: Food & Eating

Ithaca Taste of the Nation: No Kid Hungry Benefit

Announcement from No Kid Hungry: Ensure that no kid goes hungry, whether in Ithaca or across the nation, by joining Upstate New York’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 for Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, a remarkable night of dining in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end […]

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Experience! The Finger Lakes Culinary Festival

Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Downtown Ithaca Commons and Coltivare. Announcement from Experience! The Finger Lakes: Over 20 FLX Artisan beverage and food producers will be on the Ithaca Commons where guests will experience “tasting trios” of their favorite Finger Lakes wines, ciders, beers, spirits, cheeses, and other […]

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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 Farm Offers Recipe Box Solutions

Press release from Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce: When local organic farmer Anton Burkett started a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm nearly 20 years ago, little did he know that the concept would grow to inspire not only a recipe box solution sourced from the Finger Lakes region, but also make a difference in the […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension: AgStravaganza!

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Join Cornell Cooperative Extension for an agricultural fair in the Ithaca Commons, with educational activities and crafts. Learn about the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) network in Tompkins County. Local vendors such as  Kenton’s Cheese, Littletree Orchards, Shtayburne Farm Creamery, Engelbert Farms, Glenwood Farm, PoleStar Farm, and […]

Category: The Big Picture

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming Announces ‘Farm to Plate’ Conference

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is pleased to announce “The Farm to Plate Conference: Uniting to Create, Educate, and Celebrate a Sustainable Local Food System” which will take place on May 11-13, 2017 in Ithaca, NY and the surrounding areas. The conference is a collaborative effort by Bloodroot Collective, Groundswell Center, Food, Agroecology, […]

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Holiday Food and Gift Market @ Press Bay Alley Dec. 22!

Join Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, the Finger Lakes Meat Project and Press Bay Alley for the annual December Holiday Market, Tuesday, December 22 from 4:30-7:30pm. Get all the wonderful food and beverages you need for your holiday dinners from local farmers, bakers and chefs! Great gift giving options as well! Participating vendors […]

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Groundswell’s Pig-N-Pints Fundraiser Roasts and Toasts to Benefit Beginning Farmers

Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is hosting the second annual Pig-n-Pints Pig Roast and Fundraiser at Hopshire Brewery and Farm in Dryden on Saturday, September 10 from 3-7pm. The event is partially sponsored by Farm Credit East. Guests can enjoy local pork from Van Noble Farm as well as sides prepared by Bici Cocina while […]

Category: Food & Eating

Community Supported Agriculture: Subscribe to Your Food!

In our area, the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) marketing model has been alive and well for over 20 years. On Saturday, March 5th from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will host a CSA Fair in the Boynton Middle School cafeteria, 1601 N. Cayuga Street in Ithaca, for the community to […]