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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 […]

Message from Meaghan

On August 1st, I will begin a six-month sabbatical after nearly 8 years as Coordinator of Friendship Donations Network. I am grateful to have this opportunity for reflection about the role of FDN in our community and to learn more about how food rescue fits into the greater context of creating and sustaining a healthy […]

Getting to Know the Interim Coordinator—Carolyn Tomaino

Interview by Tilden Chao, July 2019 Where did your passion for volunteerism begin? I grew up on a dead-end street in New Hyde Park, Long Island. It was like a “small town” where all the neighbors knew each other and took care of each other. If someone was struggling, everyone chipped in to help them. […]