Farmer-Buyer Networking Event

Announcement from CCE-Tompkins: NOTE: This event is geared towards farmers and wholesale buyers, not the general public. Come on down to Steamboat Landing for a fantastic networking opportunity! Area farmers will meet with restaurant managers, caterers, and retail buyers interested in purchasing more local food. We’ll do a quick round of introductions followed by networking […]

Networking @ Rev Food + Hospitality

Food & Hospitality Networking Event at Rev Ithaca Startup Works

Rev Ithaca Startup Works will be hosting a Networking @ Rev: Food + Hospitality event on Wednesday, June 21st beginning at 6:00 PM. Rev Ithaca is a startup incubator located in downtown Ithaca. For more information and to RSVP, visit the event page.

Category: The Big Picture

Save the date: From Communication To Collaboration in the Local Food System

Save the Date: Our next Networking session! From Communication To Collaboration in the Local Food System Monday, Dec 7th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at GreenStar’s The Space (corner of Fulton & Court Streets) Our collective journey towards a local food system that’s fair for all and healthy for the earth, has been underway for […]


Redbyrd Orchard Cider Release Party!

Meet the Cider Maker

Eric Shatt is a creative cider maker, amazing orchardist and wonderful wild-crafter. We love that he is grafting wild-found varieties into his orchard, and that he and Deva and their young family is in on the gig.

Built to Pair

FLCH chef Katie Church will prepare a curated tasting board of local delicacies chosen specifically to go with the Rebyrd Orchard Cider flight, including the new releases!


Join us for 2 new Redbyrd Ciders…. Wickson Manchurian Crab and Celeste-Sur-Lie… and 1 new vintage- Cloudsplitter 2014! We’ll serve a full Tasting Menu of Redbyrd’s ciders, feat these two new ones, and Chef Katie will pair each cider with a bite of fabulous FLX food. Join us!

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The Co-op Opportunity: Everybody’s Business!

 Join us for an exciting Feeding Our Future Network program on the opportunity that the cooperative business form holds for our food system, our local economy, and YOU! Register here. On Wednesday, May 13, the Feeding Our Future Network will proudly host a community conversation on “The Cooperative Opportunity: Everybody’s Business.” The event is from 6-9PM at the GreenStar Space, […]

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Networking for Food Systems Change

In their recent book Connecting to Change the World, authors Peter Plastrik, Madeleine Taylors and John Cleveland highlight the transformative potential of what they call generative social-impact networks in affecting systems change. They define these as “networks of individuals or organizations that aim to solve a difficult problem in… society by working together, adapting over […]