Farmers and shoppers connect at Ithaca’s Press Bay Alley, now a hub for local food

Ithaca, N.Y. — Press Bay Alley is a hip retail corridor with an eclectic list of tenants that includes an apothecary/lingerie shop and even a circus school. But in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the micro-retail development is pivoting to become a hub to connect area farmers and other food producers with shoppers. https://www.syracuse.com/food/2020/04/farmers-and-shoppers-connect-at-ithacas-press-bay-alley-now-a-hub-for-local-food.html Read More

New partnership FDN & PressBay Food Hub

On Monday, April 20, Friendship Donations Network and PressBay Food Transfer Hub partnered to launch a weekly free food pantry on Monday afternoons. Patrons of the pantry were allowed to select fresh produce donated by local farms and retailers, all while observing Covid-19 safety protocols. The inaugural pantry featured radish greens, various types of mushrooms, Kennebec […] Read More

Food Hub Free Pantry opening today!

Come on by, all welcome.3 to 5 PM110-1 W Green st btwn Diamonds and Ithaca Halal. Today’s sunshine is augmented by an amazing abundance of beautiful radish greens, various types of mushrooms, Kennebec potatoes, assorted raw vegetables and lots of fruit!Thank you Wegmans and Silver Queen Farm for supporting via Friendship Donations Network Read More