Announcements (Page 6)

Locally Donated Apples Fight Hunger Within the Community 

  ITHACA, NY— Friendship Donations Network (FDN) — a local nonprofit that rescues food and reduces hunger — just received 10 bushels of apples from Cornell Orchards. This marks Cornell Orchards’ first weekly donation of this year’s apple season to FDN. These generous donations from Cornell Orchards will be delivered to local venues such as Loaves and Fishes, Immaculate Conception Food […]

Neighborhood Food Hubs begin on July 1

Have extra produce from your garden or CSA share? Here’s an easy way to donate it to neighbors in need through a food pantry in your area! This summer, gardeners and CSA members throughout Tompkins County (and beyond!) will have a convenient way to donate their extra vegetables, fruit and eggs, by dropping them off […]

FDN on PEGASYS Presents

Friendship Donations Network board member, Art Pearce, and program coordinator, Meaghan Sheehan Rosen, recently recorded a show with PEGASYS Presents on Ithaca’s public access channel 13. They discuss the role of Friendship Donations Network in our community and show the new video by Mark Hartsuyker “The Story of Friendship Donations Network: rescuing food, reducing hunger”.  The show will air at […]

Film Screening: Just Eat It, April 9 at Cinemapolis

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in collaboration with Tompkins County Solid Waste will be holding a screening of the film Just Eat It. The documentary showcases the shocking amount of food waste in North America, focusing on waste that is created before even reaching the customer. Nearly 50% of food produced is never eaten! Following the film there will be […]