Sustainability Events & Initiatives from Across the Region

First Learn How to Love Them

(Tompkins Weekly, 2-28-24, by Patricia Ladley) In her beautiful article “There is no companion like a tree” (Ithaca Child, Fall 2023), Lara Johnson writes: “So how do we save the trees? First, we learn how to love them … We plant trees and watch them grow … and remember how to be in relationship with…

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Neighborhood Mini-Grant Applications Due April 1

Do you have an idea for a project to make our community more sustainable, resilient, or inclusive? Need a little help in covering the costs? Sustainable Finger Lakes is accepting applications for our spring/summer 2024 round of Neighborhood Mini-Grants. The Sustainable Finger Lakes Neighborhood Mini-Grant program supports initiatives building resilience, equity, and environmental stewardship in Tompkins…

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Your Guide To Ithaca’s Green New Deal

Whether you are new to Ithaca or have been a permanent resident, keeping up with the city’s changes is important. Ithaca’s Green New Deal is a hot topic for the city with ambitious goals and difficulties. This document is meant to be your guide to track Ithaca’s green direction from beginning to end. What is…

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Go Finger Lakes Trail Guide

The Finger Lakes region is known for its natural beauty, and there’s no better place to spend time outdoors. Spanning nine counties, 11 lakes, and about 9,000 square miles, there is an endless variety of nature trails to choose from. Go Finger Lakes has a trail guide to help you choose the right one.  Go…

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Finger Lakes Cider House + Good Life Farm

Finger Lakes Cider House at Good Life Farm is the hub of the hard cider renaissance in New York apple country, but they are about more than cider. “We grow a wildly diverse ecosystem of organic plants, animals, microbes, and ideas,” says Owner Garrett Miller. “We believe that soil health is human health and the roots…

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