The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Paula Turkon, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, and her students work on the hydroponic system located in the greenhouse located in the Center for Natural Sciences.

Hydroponics and aquaponics systems to expand on campus

By Emily Snyder, Contributing Writer February 19, 2018
The hydroponic and aquaponic systems on campus allow fresh produce to be made available to the campus community year-round.
Shannon Brock gives a wine tasting tour at the Silver Thread Vineyard on Saturday.

Farm-to-Table tours take guests to local farm and winery

By Steven Pirani, Staff Writer April 2, 2013
Guests who go on Experience! The Finger Lakes' Farm-to-Table Wine and Cooking Class Tour will be able to taste food directly from Finger Lakes farmland.

Commentary: Eating locally grown food is more than just a fad

By Chenaya Devine Milbourne February 27, 2013
Next time you go into a food store, pick up those bananas you always buy and look at the label. Where are they from — South America? Stop and consider how far that banana has traveled, how many pesticides it has been spewed with and how little money the farmer who grew it actually received.…

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

By Jaclyn Cataldi December 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?

IC provides more local food options

By Kacey DeamerKaley Belval, Online Editor and Contributing Writer November 15, 2012
Sustainability is on the menu for Ithaca College students now that the college’s dining services are pushing to source more local products.
A seated dinner of 20 guests enjoyed a Farm and Fork dinner made from locally grown food provided by Silver Queen Farm on Sept. 19. Farm and Fork dinners are held every month from April to December since their debut in July 2011.

From the farm to the fork

By Amanda Hutchinson, Contributing Writer October 3, 2012
Silver Queen Farm, on the western edge of Trumansburg, is one of more than 10 farms in the Tompkins County area that have joined in the farm dinner trend.

Snap Judgment – Local Food

By Esther Katro October 31, 2011
We asked Ithaca College students and professors if they think that the dining halls should incorporate more local food and produce.
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