Category: Food & Eating

Grateful for Our Local Bounty

This article was first published in 2015. This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was the first we’ve hosted at our home in Trumansburg, NY. Since moving here, my husband Marc and I have been blown away by our proximity to wonderful locally grown and crafted food and drink, so we thought it would be a fun and rewarding experience to source most of […]

Press Bay Alley November Holiday Market: Tuesday, Nov 21st

On Tuesday, November 21st, Press Bay Alley and the Finger Lakes Meat Project will be hosting a November Holiday Market feature local Thanksgiving meal ingredients, including turkeys. The market runs from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM, and snacks, sweets, and gifts will also be available to purchase. Visit their Facebook event page for a full list […]

Category: Food & Eating

Grateful for Our Local Bounty

This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was the first we’ve hosted at our home in Trumansburg, NY. Since moving here, my husband Marc and I have been blown away by our proximity to wonderful locally grown and crafted food and drink, so we thought it would be a fun and rewarding experience to source most of the ingredients for our meal as close to […]

Category: Food & Eating

Turkey Trouble: CCE offers food safety tips

According to the CDC, the second most common bacterial cause of food poisoning is Clostridium perfringens, and outbreaks occur most often in November and December. Meat and poultry are responsible for 92% of outbreaks. To avoid poisoning yourself or your guests, CCE-Tompkins County offers tips for safe turkey handling, including: Don’t thaw the turkey at […]

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Rethinking Thanksgiving with Storyteller Perry Ground

Ithaca Children’s Garden, Multicultural Resource Center, Greater Ithaca Activities Center, and Community Arts Partnership are excited to offer an evening with storyteller Perry Ground. This lively, engaging presentation gives an overview of this very misunderstood holiday. Storyteller Perry Ground recounts the actual events of 1621, the feast, the relationship between the English settler and the […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Donation Drive

Thanksgiving Turkey Donation Drive Monday, November 2, 2015 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm → more dates through November 9, 2015 There are 26,710 residents of Tompkins County and Chemung County that are food insecure, and may find themselves without a turkey during the holidays. Cornell Students for Hunger Relief,a program of the Public Service Center, is […]