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Eat Bing is Back!

Binghamton’s Restaurant Week is back in action this year, with 28 participating vendors! Eat Bing runs from March 26th through

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Home Sweet Homestead

When you read The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How by Andrea Chesman, a few things become apparent quite immediately: 1) This woman knows what she’s talking about; 2) Homesteading is a lot of work; and 3) This is the only book I’ll ever need, maybe ever again.

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2019 Local Hero: Red Feet Wine Market

In 2001, Dewi Rainey decided she wanted to learn more about wine. She was two years into running her very popular restaurant Maxie’s Supper Club & Oyster Bar. While most people might start with a popular wine book, Dewi took a different approach.

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Local Foods Where You Least Expect Them

Like a lot of couples who work long hours, Rick and Laura Pedersen appreciate home-cooked meals at the end of a busy day, but time is not always on their side. Even though the couple’s Seneca Castle farm business cultivates hundreds of acres of vegetable crops, they sometimes rely on Blue Apron, the national meal kit service that ships pre-measured ingredients, to get work-night dinners on the table at a reasonable hour.

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Honeynut: They Shrunk the Squash

People all over the U.S. have been doing double takes over the new Honeynut squash, marveling at its cuteness. The pocket-sized veggie was developed by Michael Mazourek, associate professor in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University.

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Mud Season: The Act of Farming in Times of Rain

Thor Oechsner has been farming around the Newfield area south of Ithaca for 25 years. He has well over a thousand acres in organic crops, including corn, soybeans, rye and wheat. And this was the first year he simply could not get all of his winter wheat planted. The wet and rainy conditions made it nearly impossible.

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