Thursday, June 14, 2012

2012 Local Foods Guide Is Now Available

Announcement from CCE:

2012 Local Foods Guide Is Now Available

The South Central Agriculture Team for Cornell Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that the "2012 Guide to Foods Produced in the Southern Tier & Finger Lakes" is now in print.

This free 32-page guide lists producers of dairy, meat, poultry and eggs; farm markets and roadside stands; honey and maple producers; u-pick farms; specialty foods; and community supported agriculture (CSA) farms in S. Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, S. Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins Counties.

Also included are features on Reasons to Buy Local, U-Pick Tips for Choosing Produce, Home Canning Questions and a grid of farmers markets in the Southern Tier, their locations and hours of operation.

FREE copies of the Guide are available at Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau, farmers markets in Tompkins County, and at Cooperative Extension offices in neighboring counties.

Consumers can find the Guide online in PDF form at

Inclusion in the guide does not imply a recommendation or a guarantee by Cooperative Extension, and some farms are not included if their sales are only through farmers markets.  Omissions are not intended. Producers who wish to be included in future editions of the Guide may call: Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-272-2292.

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