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…Read More
January Farming for Justice RECAP – Federal Farm Program Access for POC Farmers
This January, we welcomed Ariana Taylor-Stanley, Northeast Regional Organizer for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, to inform us about Federal Farm Program Access, specifically for farmers of color, and other…Read More
Connecting Community Through Food: An Interview With Up-and-Coming Local Farmer, John Whitmore
Dirt under his nails and a warm smile behind a scraggly beard, John Whitmore of Shagbark Gardens in Danby, NY sat down with me on Tuesday to reflect on his…Read More
What does the Green New Deal Mean for Justice & Farming?
The Green New Deal is increasingly becoming a hot topic in discussions about climate change. Introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward J. Markey earlier this year, the Green…Read More
Groundswell Incubator Farm: Working to Support Equitable Farming Opportunities in Ithaca (WRFI Radio Piece)
March 2, 2019 Volunteers gather on a sunny May evening to cut down brush and clear new beds for planting at the Groundswell Incubator Farm. These monthly volunteer nights are…Read More
Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms
Do you love mushrooms? Do you love shiitake mushrooms? Have you ever wanted to grow them at home? Here are some links about how to inoculate your own mushroom logs!…Read More
November 10th Community Farm Day at Soul Fire Farm
Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming in Ithaca, NY coordinated a Community Caravan of 18 people from Ithaca to Grafton, NY, outside of Albany, for a Day of Community Farm work,…Read More
ALL ARE WELCOME TODAY TO AUGUST MEETING OF CNY YOUNG FARMERS COALITION!
Greetings Folks! We hope everyone is soaking up as much of the last of summer that they can. August and September are always the hardest months as we become inundated…Read More
Hemlock Grove Farm’s FALL 2018 Organic Apple CSA starts SOON!
Our Apple CSA is in the popular tradition of the Ithaca CSA– members join and pay ahead of time to receive (in our case) fresh, local, organic apples throughout the…Read More
The Word on Flerds …and Other Grazing Practices
This past Saturday Groundswell hosted a workshop on Multispecies Regenerative Grazing at the beautiful Shelterbelt Farm, led by farmer Erica Frenay. Shelterbelt’s “flerd” (a combination of a flock and a…Read More