Undoing Racism in the Food System Workshop

Undoing Racism and in the Food System Workshop in Ithaca

Undoing Racism in the Food System, a signature workshop facilitated by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, will take place in Ithaca, NY April 6 – 8th.

undoing racism in the food system

Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, strategic planning and presentations, this intensive process challenges participants to analyze the structures of power and privilege that hinder social equity and prepares them to be effective organizers for justice. The multiracial team of organizers/trainers includes more than 40 men and women whose anti-racist organizing expertise includes years with civil, labor and welfare rights struggles, educational, foster care, social service and health reform movements, as well as youth and grassroots community organizing. An average of 10-15 groups per month participate in The People’s Institute Undoing Racism®/Community Organizing process.

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Agroforestry Apprenticeship Training Program in Ithaca

Wellspring Forest FarmWellspring Forest Farm’s Summer Agroforestry Apprenticeship Training Program

http://apprenticeship.wellspringforestfarm.com/

Our agroforestry apprenticeship training program is designed to train participants in the art and science of forest ecology, and equip them with practical real-world skills and experience in forestry and forest farming. We focus on taking the time to support individual learning and skill building in this five-month experiential educational program.

“This program is a completely immersive experience into the world of agroforestry. Time spent cultivating mushrooms, learning proper chainsaw use, rotationally grazing sheep, and learning forestry principles left a profound impact on my life. I learned and grew more than I ever could have hoped.”  — Wyatt, 2016 Participant

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Farm to Plate Conference in Ithaca

Farm to Plate ConferenceGroundswell Center for Local Food & Farming
Announces Farm to Plate Conference – 
May 11-13, 2017

Call for workshop and presentation ideas!

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 Groundswell Center, Food, Agroecology, Justice and Well-being Collective at Cornell, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Crooked Carrot, Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute, Roots Rising Farm, the Tompkins County Food Policy Council and the Youth Farm Project.

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Week of September 5th – CSA Newsletter

Howdy folks! Welcome to September! I hope you are all enjoying your Labor Day weekend and for my TC3 colleagues, you survived the first week of the semester relatively unscathed! I decided to only labor for part of the day today, so you will hopefully be reading this at a reasonable time :). Last week … Read more

Healthy Food for All Fundraiser at Coltivare

Coltivare LogoColtivare Restaurant in downtown Ithaca will be donating 15% of their Food and Beverage Sales from dinner service on Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Healthy Food for All.  Please come and support them and the cause! Food specials for that evening are listed below.  They will also will be serving their full dinner menu.  We hope to see you this weekend! Coltivare is the TC3 Farm’s partner in the College’s Farm to Bistro initiative.

Healthy Food For All (HFFA) is a non-profit program of Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County in partnership with local farms.  Since 2006 they’ve been making fresh, quality produce accessible to low-income families through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares and educational resources.

Specials for Dinner on Sunday, April 24, 2016 

Taste

Local Vegetable Tofu Tagine (Moroccan Style Vegetables) with Greek Yogurt

$8 

Mains

Bostrum Farms Pork Porterhouse, Local Peaches and Bourbon, Roasted NY Fingerling Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus

$25

Mariah Farms Elk Burger, Local Carmelized Onions, Lively Run Blue Yonder Cheese, Apple Wood Bacon

$19

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New York Organic Action Plan Meeting in Ithaca

New York Organic Action Plan – Meetings April 7th in Ithaca, NY

Join NOFA-NY to Create a New York Organic Action Plan on April 7, 2016 NOFA-NY will hold two gatherings, back-to-back, April 7, 2016. The first is from 3 pm to 6 pm. There will then be a light dinner. The second gathering is from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. The gatherings and dinner will be held in the Community Space, Green Star, Ithaca. Come for either session and get a bite to eat before or after, free of charge.

Organic Action Plan NOFA NYPlease join NOFA-NY for this brainstorming session in Ithaca and help create NOFA’s New York Organic Action Plan. It is a chance to work together for the future we want.

National Policy Consultant Liana Hoodes and Board member and farmer Elizabeth Henderson will facilitate. Jonathan Latham of the Bioscience Resource Project has been asked to speak briefly.

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