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FDN turns donation into food for community members

For release: May 27, 2020 A $4,600 donation to Friendship Donations Network (FDN) from DiBella’s Subs in Ithaca provided Tompkins residents with produce and healthy pantry staples from local farms and local food distributors. The donation to FDN is part of DiBella’s support for not-for-profit organizations in the communities where the Rochester-based firm operates. FDN […]

New partnership FDN & PressBay Food Hub

On Monday, April 20, Friendship Donations Network and PressBay Food Transfer Hub partnered to launch a weekly free food pantry on Monday afternoons. Patrons of the pantry were allowed to select fresh produce donated by local farms and retailers, all while observing Covid-19 safety protocols. The inaugural pantry featured radish greens, various types of mushrooms, Kennebec […]

Food System Planning Kick-Off – 2/26/20

The public is invited to this community conversation on an upcoming 2-year effort to look at our local food system to identify assets, gaps, vulnerabilities and challenges we face individually and as a community. Join with us to shape the future of food in Tompkins County! The Food Policy Council of Tompkins County, Cooperative Extension […]