Food Program Partner Spotlight

Ithaca Food Pharmacy – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

FDN, Ithaca Food Pharmacy partnership improves local health with better diets. Written by Tilden Chao, 2019.  When you walk into the Ithaca Free Clinic at 521 West Seneca St., you’ll be amazed at the diverse services the clinic provides. In one section, you can speak with Ithacan herbalist 7Song, and in another, you can meet with […]

4-H Urban Outreach – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

Written by Tilden Chao, 2018.  As enticing scents from Ramona Cornell’s cooking penetrate the evening air, kids from Ithaca’s Urban 4-H program dash to the dinner table. Several eager hands reach towards fresh produce, and hungry teens grab a quick bite to eat before they head off to work for the evening. Whether it’s fresh […]

Finger Lakes ReUse – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

ReSoup! Feeding a Workplace with Recovered Produce Written by Sophia Field, 2018.  The Ithaca ReUse center–a local non-profit dedicated to the community, economy, and environment through the process of reusing materials–has begun a new project. It is the not-small task of feeding the staff at its Ithaca location on Elmira Road with hot, tasty soup […]

Rescue Mission – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

Written by Yolanda Lin, 2017. The Ithaca Rescue Mission opened in March 2014 and now serves the community with an emergency shelter, the Friendship Center drop-in day center, a food pantry, and transitional housing. The Mission also stepped in to operate a lunch program the Red Cross had developed with Ithaca-area faith groups. That effort […]