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Food deserts and insecurity impact Tompkins County

May 02, 2016 1 Comment by

by Kayla Dwyer Every Friday, Nikki Nease picks up food donations from the Friendship Donations Network building on State Street in Ithaca and takes whatever is available — bread, baked goods, produce — to the kids in her afterschool program in Dryden. She is the youth community educator for the Opportunity, Understanding, Respect, Success program, […]

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Classes in Ithaca help to promote healthy eating

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By Annie Uhle and Taylor Zambrano Ellen Brown of Dancing Turtle Sprout Farm began planting sprouts because they could be planted inside and were not dependent on the weather. She discovered more than just a quick way to grow healthy food — she discovered a passion for growing that she shared with others. Brown said […]

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Sacred Root Kava Bar offers alternative nightlife to Ithaca residents

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by Arlana Shikongo and Aaron Laramee “I come to the Kava bar for a variety of reasons but probably the top reason is that it is a safe place for me to come and be social and not have to deal with alcohol,” said Becki Hawley, an Ithaca local who enjoys visiting the Kava Lounge […]

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Greenhouses will supplement academic learning

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by Kayla Dwyer and Sara Kim Just outside the office of Anthony DiLucci, director of career and technical education at the Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services, is an open green space next to some playground structures. Plastic cones on the grass mark the outlines of where a new greenhouse will be built to serve […]

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