Meet the Newest Folks of Groundswell

This year, we are thrilled to welcome new members to the Board of Directors, Equity and Development Committees, Staff, and Internship Program. See our Leadership Page to view the full list of organizational leaders and our Staff Page to meet the team. New Team Members Zian Bustamante, Communications Intern Stephen Nunley, Bookkeeper New Members of…

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Small Farmers Join Together

In 2020, Groundswell teamed up with a regional organization, Headwater Food Hub, to connect more buyers to local farmers. Groundswell Incubator Farmers also collaborated to grow a few select crops for the Full Plate Farm Collective CSA (weekly veggie subscription). Groundswell served as an intermediary between distributors and farmers, working closely with small farmers to…

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Incubator Farm Virtual Tour

Join Groundswell staff and farmers as we tour the Groundswell Incubator Farm in Ithaca, NY. Filmed, edited, and produced by Cornell University Student, Emma Smith.

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Hazelnut Kitchen Take-Home Dinner and Redbyrd Cider Pairing

Hazelnut Kitchen Take-Home Dinner and Redbyrd Cider Pairingw/ online video notes from cidermaker, Eric ShattBoth Fridays & Saturdays of FLX Cider WeekOctober 2nd, 3rd, 9th, and 10thPick-up your meal between 11am-6pm incredibly paired 3 course farm-to-table meal (for two) a short video will walk you through your culinary experience and cider tasting a portion of sales…

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Webinar: Centering Racial Equity in your Organization or Foundation

On June 24, Community Food Funders partnered with Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming to host Centering Racial Equity in your Organization or Foundation. Natalie Hughes, Development Manager, and Patrice Lockert Anthony, Interim Executive Director of Groundswell Center, shared Groundswell’s process of centering racial equity and anti-racist principles into their agricultural organization, and discussed how…

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Food Justice for Black and Brown Bodies

A conversation about food systems is a conversation about racial equity.  As we fight for justice for Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor, we are painfully aware of so many others from the Black community who have been killed by police, unjustly detained, and are disproportionately ill from covid-19 due to employment and systemic…

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Tool Maintenance 101

A Care Guide for Everyday Hand Tools Join Double T and Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming for this tutorial on cleaning, maintaining, and caring for hand tools. Whether you are a homesteader or farmer, maintaining tools will ensure longevity of your equipment and increase efficiency of use. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This video was designed for…

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The significance of our local food system: Groundswell’s response to COVID-19

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is committed to supporting farmers, food system workers, community members, and especially those most vulnerable during this trying time. We’re undergoing a double transition: adapting to digital alternatives during the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting new Interim leadership. Welcoming Interim Leaders. Groundswell Executive Director, Elizabeth Gabriel, gave birth to…

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