• Straight from the Earth_Eccentric Caesar Salad

    Eccentric Caesar Salad

    This recipe makes extra dressing that you can store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. CAESAR DRESSING 1⁄2 cup/70 g raw cashews 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 large garlic clove 3⁄4 tsp salt 1⁄4 tsp Read More…

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    Red Wine Poached Rhubarb Compote

    This warmly spiced compote is perfect on those chilly days in the beginning of spring. It makes a wonderful topping for ice cream or yogurt. Makes 4–6 servings 1 pound rhubarb, cut into 1-inch chunks 2 cups Finger Lakes red wine, preferably something fruity 1⁄2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon local honey 1 cinnamon stick Pinch of Read More…

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    Soup For All Seasons

    The blustery stretch from February to April still has me craving hot soup and a sandwich at lunchtime. I go for lighter broth soups and start by using up what’s leftover and often times running out from last years harvest—onions, garlic, parsnips, carrots, leeks (if you’re lucky), potatoes and even some radish varieties. It’s a Read More…


    Sweet and Tart Rhubarb Pickles

    These pickles are perfect on a cheese plate, paired with rustic pâté or simple grilled chicken, tucked into a ham sandwich…or just eaten out of the jar. They are best stored in the fridge, where they’ll keep for a week. Don’t bother canning them, as the hot water processing turns them mushy. 2 cups apple Read More…

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    Wild Watercress and Goat Cheese Salad with Verjooz Vinaigrette

    If you’re a forager, one of the first wild greens to pop up in slow moving, shaded streams is watercress. And like mushrooms, once you find a spot it usually becomes your “secret spot.” When we start to see warmer days—above say 45°— that’s the signal to start looking for ‘cress. It’s my favorite wild Read More…

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Make way for spring…reading!

The thaw has begun and with it our thoughts turn to rhubarb, asparagus, peas and…the springissue of Edible Finger Lakes! We’re thrilled to release this new edition. The winners of our local heroes contest are revealed and you definitely want to read their amazing stories. You’ll also want to read about Harris Seeds, one of Read More…


Ithaca Farmer’s Market Indoor Winter Market Begins This Saturday!

Is your supply of Finger Lakes kale getting low? Are you suffering from cabin fever because you haven’t had any farmer’s market excursions lately? Are you wondering, where’s the local beef? We are too! Good news for all, because tomorrow the Ithaca Farmer’s Market opens their Winter Market at The Space, right across the street Read More…


Local Heroes Contest for 2014

Our Local Hero Contest is up and running! It’s that time of year again! Time to let us know who your favorites are in the Finger Lakes local foods movement. We run this contest every year where our readers vote in for their favorite Farm/Farmer, Chef/Restaurant, Non-Profit, Culinary and Beverage Artisans and Local Food or Read More…


Groundswell Farm Business Planning Course Now Accepting Applicants

Groundswell Farm Business Planning Course Applications Now Open Class runs for 10 weeks, January 9 -March 13, 2014. 6 to 9 PM Thursday nights Ithaca, NY In collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and Alternatives Federal Credit Union’s Business CENTS Program, Groundswell will again offer an intensive Farm Business Planning Course in the Read More…


Finger Lakes Weekend Round-up! Dec 6-8

Finger Lakes happenings for our weekend warriors! It’s the Winter Festival in downtown Ithaca this weekend! Gallery night, a visit from Santa and other wintery events! December 6 is Gallery Night in Ithaca, with many venues open for art lovers. Visit The Frame Shop in Ithaca to see the work of James Spitznagel who is Read More…

Upcoming Events

The Town Pants at Fox Run Vineyards @ Fox Run Vineyards
The Town Pants at Fox Run Vineyards @ Fox Run Vineyards
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm
The Town Pants at Fox Run Vineyards @ Fox Run Vineyards | Penn Yan | New York | United States
Thursday Night Concert at Fox Run – Thursday, July 31st The Thursday night before the Garlic Festival is a great time to enjoy the Finger Lakes with great wine and food. The Town Pants return for a 6th straight year! Food and drinks will be available starting at 5 pm with music starting at 6. Read More...
Pizza on the Patio at Billsboro ... @ Billsboro Winery
Pizza on the Patio at Billsboro ... @ Billsboro Winery
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm
Pizza on the Patio A signature event of Billsboro Winery Held at our main location on West Lake Road (Route 14) every other Thursday beginning May 23rd. The Red Dove Tavern from Geneva, NY cooks their famous gourmet pizzas in our wood burning pizza oven, while you enjoy live music and Billsboro wine. These nights are Read More...
Six Mile Creek Sunset Music Seri... @ Six Mile Creek Vineyard
Six Mile Creek Sunset Music Seri... @ Six Mile Creek Vineyard
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sunset Music Series 2014 Six Mile Creek is pleased to announce the line up for the Sunset Music Series for 2014. Held every Thursday evening from 6 to 7:30 PM, Six Mile Creek is the perfect place to start your Ithaca Weekend. More details to follow; but here is the lineup! 5/1/2014      Immortal Jelly Fish Read More...
The Frame Shop 2014 Artist Recep... @ The Frame Shop
The Frame Shop 2014 Artist Recep... @ The Frame Shop
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Frame Shop 2014 Artist Reception – Barbara Mink The Frame Shop on Buffalo Street, in conjunction with the Downtown Ithaca First Friday Gallery Nights, is pleased to host a reception with artist Barbara Mink on August 1st from 5-8pm, as part of their 2014 artist reception schedule. These events provide a great opportunity to meet Read More...
Fridays on the Deck at Wagner Vi... @ Wagner Vineyards
Fridays on the Deck at Wagner Vi... @ Wagner Vineyards
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fridays on the Deck at Wagner Vineyards Friday night bands play 8-11pm Cover charge $3 2014 Season Schedule: (Schedule subject to change) May 23 – Steve Southworth & the Rockabilly Rays (Old Time Rock & Roll) May 30 – Black Diamond Express June 6 – A2Z Band June 13 – The Backtalk Band (Motown, Classic Read More...

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