We learned over the weekend that the Torrey Town Board, despite what they said at their last meeting (about holding a special meeting for Greenidge later in the month), has rather quietly MOVED THE MEETING UP TO APRIL 19TH.
You are not alone. In this Tompkins Weekly article, Anna Marck describes her journey actively combating climate panic and dread…
Help CUNY University Student Senate in their campaign to get CUNY to divest from fossil fuels and pursue other sustainability initiatives on campus instead! A meeting of the CUNY board of trustees is just around the corner and USS is asking for supporting groups/NGOs to come out and strengthen their call for action. 350.org is signing on as a supporting organization! Come be a part of a great cause. The more groups, the better! If your group can support this effort, please send an email to Smitha Varghese (firstname.lastname@example.org), the legislative director for CUNY Student Senate. Read the letter to CUNY Board of Trustees for more information.
Everybody Eats provides a food delivery service that is inclusive of food-insecure customers. Customers can order food from local restaurants on the app, and food-insecure customers will pay a discounted price. Non-food insecure customers and business partners can help bridge the 226 million meal gap in NYC & Tompkins County by using their services. Want to make some side money and support a sustainable business? Become a driver! All you need are working papers, a license and a car OR alternative mode of transport (like bike or scooter!)
STEPS‘ mission is to strengthen families, address challenges that are part of rural life, grow a sustainable regional economy, cultivate leadership, encourage initiative, and foster respect for all. Some of their projects include community gardens, book boxes,
Crystal Valley Creamery is a certified organic farm and is 100% grass based, focusing on rotational grazing, soil management, animal husbandry and nutrition. Their farm is licensed for raw milk sales, and they offer raw and pasteurized full-fat milk on-site in addition to select retailers in Ithaca, Rochester, Penn Yan, and Interlaken.