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Local Food, Fiber and Energy Fair

Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Mann Library, Mann Lobby
Cornell University Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

The 3rd annual Local Food, Fiber and Energy Fair taking place at Mann Library on Thursday, November 17, 2011 will feature over 30 participating farmers, vendors and programs.

The day’s events will feature a festive open market in the Mann Lobby from 2-5pm, showcasing a rich sampling of Finger Lakes food and fiber products as well as several innovative efforts to support individual, family and community health and resilience. New this year is the addition of an “energy” theme, highlighting efforts to strengthen community and regional capacities for sustainably meeting energy needs through conservation and local renewable sources.

Following the open market, a free screening of the film "Greenhorns" will take place at 6:30 pm in Room 160 of Mann Library. After the film, panel discussions and community conversations will take place identifying barriers and opportunities faced by new farmers, and strategies for supporting new farmers in their work to create a healthy and resilient local food systems.

Both the open market fair and the film screening are free and open to the public—please join us!

This event is being co-sponsored by Mann Library, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, and the Cornell Small Farms Program.

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Event Type

Exhibit

Departments

Mann Library, Cornell University Library

Website

http://mannlib.cornell.edu

Cost

Free and open to the public

Hashtag

#local_food_fiber_and_energy_fair

Contact E-Mail

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Contact Name

Eveline Ferretti

Contact Phone

255-5406

Recent Activity

Eveline Ferretti

Eveline Ferretti 11/15/2011

Participating farmers, vendors and programs:

Broome Biomass/Agricultural Biomass Interest Group (ABIG)
Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI)
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (Energy / Ag & Food Systems)
Cornell Dining
Cornell Small Farms Program
Cross Creek Farm
Danby Land Bank Cooperative
Dilmun Hill Student Farm
Enfield Energy
The Farm & Fork
Farm to Cornell
Garden Based Learning/CCE Horticulture
Garden Gate Delivery
GreenStar Coop
Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming
Healthy Food for All
Hilker Haven Farm
Ithaca Biodiesel Cooperative
Ithaca CarShare
Ithaca Community Harvest
Ithaca Farmers Market
Ithaca's Food Web
Laughing Goat Fiber Farm
Mann Library
Manndible Café with The Indian Drink
New World Agriculture and Ecology Group
Oechsner Farms/Farmer Ground Flour
Performance Systems Development
Renovus Energy
Shirari Industries - Empowered, the movie
Stick and Stone Farm
Sustainable Tompkins
TCAT
Way2Go-Cornell Cooperative Extension
White Dog Apiary
Wide Awake Bakery
Willow Bioenergy Crop Research Group
Windsong Farm