CCE-Tompkins is unique among local organizations in offering a continuum of education and resources that enable it to address a food systems issues in a holistic way. By working at a food-system level, we can more effectively respond to cross-cutting needs such as food safety, food access, local agriculture and community infrastructure. We offer resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.
Celebrate Spring with a brand new holiday market at Press Bay Alley on April 6th. Support beginning farmers within the first 10 years of their career, and take home fresh veggies, meat, baked goods, gifts, and more.
Join us on Monday, April 10 at Tompkins Public Library for this presentation on efforts to form a farmers' cooperative in NYS to produce Chinese medicinal herbs. commercially. $5-$10 self-determined fee.
Buying locally-raised meat in bulk is easier and more affordable than you might think, Get all the details in this FREE workshop on Thursday, April 13th.
Jane Mt. Pleasant will give a presentation on indigenous farming in the Northeast at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 26.
Register now for this conference on May 11-13, which will bring together people from multiple sectors of the community to collectively develop strategies towards creating resilience in the local food system.
This 58-page guide from the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School covers how to use energy efficiency, biomass and renewable energy on your farm.
Last updated April 4, 2017