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Recap: Celebrating Our Farming Community

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, about 40 people heard from local farmers about sustainability and how they contribute to the social well-being of our community. At the event, Monika Roth, of CCE-Tompkins County, shared some facts: 20% of vegetables consumed in the county are grown locally. The total land area in Tompkins County is about […]

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Event: Celebrate Our Amazing Farming Community!

Celebrate Our Amazing Farming Community! Panel Presentation & Networking Hear about what farmers in our community are doing to practice sustainability and contribute to the social well-being of our community Wednesday, March 2nd from 6 – 9pm At Greenstar’s The Space (corner of Court & Fulton Streets) Free & Open to all – light dinner […]

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Ah ha moments in food justice

At the Communication to Collaboration meeting in December, about 40 people gathered in The Space @GreenStar to discuss improving our local food system. Members of the Feeding Our Future Network Planning Group described what’s been done locally to study hunger and food and explained that GreenStar Community Projects received a grant from The Community Foundation […]

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Events you won’t want to miss

Get your tickets to Can You Dig This at Cinemopolis on Thursday, December 3 This Sat Dec 5th from 11 am – 6pm is the Alternative Gift Fair at The Space, offering holiday shoppers a choice of holiday “gifts” to honor family and friends while supporting local charities and non-profit organizations in a festive atmosphere. […]

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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 […]

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2015 Food Justice Fair in Ithaca will examine “The Color of Food”

Press release from Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming: Keynote speaker Natasha Bowens explains how – and why – farmers of color are leading the Good Food Movement Groundswell is pleased to be a cosponsor of the Food Justice Fair in Ithaca, which is organized each year by GreenStar Community Projects. This year the […]

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Event: A food policy conversation for Tompkins County

Coming soon… A FOOD POLICY COUNCIL FOR TOMPKINS COUNTY Wednesday, July 29th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm Borg Warner Room at Tompkins County Public Library A Feeding Our Future Network Conversation. Light supper provided for pre-registrants.  To register contact holly@greenstar.coop or 607-277-0020 ext 509. A FOOD POLICY COUNCIL FOR TOMPKINS COUNTY We all eat. A lot […]