Food System Plan Accepted by Legislature

(Tompkins Weekly, 7-27-22, by Katie Hallas) The Tompkins County Food System Plan: A Roadmap for our Food Future — presented to the County Legislature on July 19 — was enthusiastically supported with all 13 legislators present voting unanimously to accept the plan. The draft plan is available at tompkinsfoodfuture.org/theplan, and community members are encouraged to…

A Case for Agroforestry, Payments for Ecosystem Services

Tompkins Weekly      3-23-22 By Graham Savio It’s heartening to see common threads in recent Signs of Sustainability articles highlighting the triple bottom line of economics, environment and equity in our local agricultural system. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE-Tompkins) is engaging with these challenges in a number of ways, one of which is through…