Calling Farmers: Info and Application

We will… 

  • Schedule individual delivery times for your driver Monday-Wednesdays 
  • Provide 1 week of commercial scale food storage: dry goods, freezer, cooler for your presold goods 
  • Staff distribution hours with a single human in proper protective gear 
  • Be a point of distribution in downtown Ithaca 
  • Dedicate parking for those customers picking up within their specific timeframe 
  • Welcome you once or each week. Please respond by FRIDAY to participate the following Thursday. 
  • Receive and transfer your food donations to the Friendship Donation Network and Loaves and Fishes. 

We CANNOT: 

  • Make sales on your behalf 
  • Manage your customers beyond greeting them and handing off their orders 
  • Take in goods not scheduled for donation or distribution that same week (deliveries each week must be only for prepaid and labeled goods for that Thursday) 
  • Offer long term storage (as of now) 

To ParticipateIf you are a farmer or farm-related food producer, you’re welcome given these: 

  • You grow or produce food in the Finger Lakes and have access to customers in Ithaca (this is not a new marketing opportunity) 
  • You have an online sales system tested and ready 
  • You can TELL us how you will manage your orders and communicate via email regularly 
  • You are prepared to collate orders appropriately by customer and storage type  
  • Walk in Freezer 
  • Walk in Cooler  
  • Dry Goods 
  • We ask you not to charge a delivery fee. We will not charge for the distribution space and service. 
  • If you offer something one of our PressBay tenants already sells, we may not be able to accommodate you. Please email for discussion. 
  • READY? APPLY HERE

If you have these things, we welcome you!  

Best to you all.