Cornell Cooperative Extension Seeks Ithaca Farmers Market Volunteers

The Cornell Cooperative Extension needs volunteers for a EBT/SNAP booth at the Ithaca Farmers Market. CCE has provided a description of the role and times volunteers are needed: “Volunteers Needed! Calling enthusiastic volunteers for Cornell Cooperative Extension! Donate your time representing CCE with a booth at the Ithaca Farmers Market to help with EBT/SNAP transactions. […]

Farmer’s Market in Full Swing

Announcement from the Ithaca Farmer’s Market: FARMERS’ MARKET SEASON NOW IN FULL SWING!  Early summer crops are coming on strong and you will find that a whole variety of summer produce is now available at area farmers’ markets including lots of greens, zucchini, cucumbers, green onions, radishes, and strawberries.  Enjoy local strawberries while they are […]

Category: The Big Picture

Food shopping on a strict budget, miles from a grocery store

What’s it like to shop for food on a strict budget, traveling by bus with kids along in Tompkins County? A local blogger explains her frustrations: “I hear the cries of the real foodies right now telling us poor people that ‘Yes, you CAN eat fresh produce on a budget!’ I swear, those people just […]