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Food Distribution Partner Spotlight – Child Development Council

Written by Nicholas Jayne, March 2021 Partner Organization: Child Development Council of Central New York Interviewees: Melissa Perry, Family Services Director Brittnay Vanderhoof, Family Support Specialist Michael Hoit, Family Services Coordinator Location: 609 W Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background:  Incorporated in 1967, the Child Development Council of Central New York works to promote […]

Tompkins Food Future

Tompkins Food Future is a bold movement to build a more sustainable, equitable, healthy and affordable local food system for all members of our community. Tompkins County residents are invited to share their thoughts in a brief questionnaire that will lay the groundwork for a community food system plan to achieve our collective vision. Visit: […]

$10 for Your Thoughts? COVID Food Survey

Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force and Tompkins Food Future, along with researchers from Cornell and Ithaca College would like to ask about your information needs, and how your household has been obtaining food during the coronavirus outbreak and over the long-term. You must be a resident of Tompkins County and over 18 years of […]

Community Potato Harvest!

This spring, Jonathan Bates along with many great volunteers (including Nook & Cranny Farm), and Don Barber with his draft horses, planted a half acre of potatoes at RoseBarb Farm in Caroline with the intent of donating them to people in the community.  When it was time for harvest Friendship Donations Network coordinated community members to harvest […]

2020 US Census

The 2020 Census belongs to us all. If you know someone who has not yet responded, please encourage them to do so today online at 2020census.gov, over the phone, or by mail. Census statistics help determine the number of seats each state holds in the U.S. House of Representatives and how billions of dollars in federal […]