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Video: Snap Judgment – Local food in dining halls matter to you

By | Dec 6, 2012

About 15 percent of the food served in the dining halls at Ithaca College is from local farms. Students at the college answered this question: Does it matter to you whether food in the dining hall is local?

I was rejected by a cartoon cereal mascot

By | Oct 29, 2012

Sun. 4:15 PM Sent off my fourth or fifth tweet to @RealCapnCrunch, the official, verified[1] twitter account of Captain Crunch. Yes, that Captain Crunch. The foremost naval commander of Quaker Oats cereals. He’s never responded to any of my tweets asking for an interview. This is worrisome. I have a bunch of followers who can…

Campus Center employee comforts students with lunchtime greetings

By | Oct 11, 2012

Blondeva Brooks, an employee at Campus Center dining hall, swipes in hundreds of students at Grab and Go daily.

Circus Truck ringmaster serves up authentic fare

By | Oct 10, 2012

Circus Truck is a street food vendor where hungry Ithacans can get both food and circus entertainment.

Global food waste

By | Sep 16, 2012

Here’s a disturbing infographic from Next Generation Food with some great stats about food waste.

The costs and benefits of eating organic

By | Sep 7, 2012

If you follow eco news at all you will have been bombarded recently by the publication of an extensive study on the pros and cons of “organic” foods.

Video: New permaculture garden at Ithaca College designed sustainably

By | Sep 5, 2012

Students at Ithaca College designed the new garden next to Williams Hall. Hear why this garden is more sustainable than others.

Activist makes food political

By | Apr 3, 2012

Self-proclaimed “fermentation revivalist” Sandor Ellix Katz dropped by Ithaca College yesterday to discuss healthy diets and the benefits of food localization.

Old Biscuit Mill

By | Feb 26, 2012

Ithaca is known for its famous farmers market. The one in Cape Town is just like the one in Ithaca…but on steroids. It’s easily 2-3X larger than Ithaca’s.  But just like Ithaca, it boasts food from many different cultures and many organic vendors. It’s places like this that make me miss Ithaca (but not the…

An introduction to Cape Town

By | Feb 10, 2012

Africa. When people hear the name they picture Masai warriors hunting lions or a war torn countryside where people would not be able to survive if it weren’t for peacekeeping organizations. Africa. It is a place just as diverse than the United States with 54 recognized countries. South Africa. A country that was torn apart…

Sleeping in Style

By | Nov 27, 2011

Last year, the Chum Buddy was featured in The Ithacan’s Accentuate section of the paper. And for good reason — for those of you who don’t know, the Chum Buddy is a stuffed animal/sleeping bag hybrid shaped like a shark. This innovation dares you to sleep in the belly of the beast! You daredevil. Apparently,…

“Pasta or chicken?”

By | Oct 23, 2011

So… how do we impact food? The wonderfully general and unhelpful answer would be: through our actions. But to actually figure it out, I’d like to look at one particularly unique situation of food found in cultures around the world. Airplane food. It would be unfair to assume that airplane food is a part of…