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Farm Hack Ithaca:

Visit the event forum to find out what happened at this farm hack and stay up to date.  



>>FARM HACK: ITHACA
 
Saturday Oct 20 + Sunday Oct 21 2012 in Ithaca, NY
 
>TOPICS
 
Demo build of Scrap Laundry Greens Spinner + CoolBot Cooler
 
Grain production and small-scale processing
 
On-farm innovations from Ithaca area farmers
 
Design Charrette: collective brainstorm to address on-farm challenges
 
>HOSTS
Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming and the Groundswell Incubator Farm
Cayuga Pure Organics
 
>FOOD AND DRINK THANKS TO:
Ithaca Beer Co.
Stick and Stone Farm
Early Morning Farm
Tree Gate Farm
GreenStar
Wegmans
Ithaca Bakery
Cayuga Pure Organics
The Piggery
 
>SCHEDULE 
>>FMI/PRESS: 
 
Kristen Loria, kristen.loria@thegreenhorns.net

>> SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER AT FARM HACK ITHACA  We need some help to get set up, cook some delicious food and   more!

>>RSVP HERE  (attendance will be capped at 60 people)

>>EVENT FORUM

Meanwhile, post your questions and ideas for the event at the Farm Hack Ithaca Forum.  This is where you can suggest ideas for the design charrette, in which farmers and allies will brainstorm new or improved farm tools and systems.  Have an idea for a tool?  Have a problem that needs solving?  Post it to the forum ahead of time so that other event participants can think about it beforehand.  

 >>ACCOMODATIONS

Camping available at Ecovillage for $15

Check out the “Couch/Floor/Yard Share” thread in the Forum to connect with other attendees looking for or offering a place to stay.

>>HOW TO GET THERE

The FROG Common House at Ecovillage at Ithaca will be our home base for the event. The Groundswell Incubator is on the same land as Ecovillage, so you will follow the same directions to get there as well.  

Directions to EcoVillageEcoVillage is 2 miles west of  downtown Ithaca, NY.  Take Route 79 West and turn left onto Rachel Carson Way, our entry road.  Please park in the Visitors Parking Area near the FROG Common House. Click here to get a google map and directions from downtown Ithaca to EVI. 

Directions to Cayuga Pure Organics (Sunday morning grains workshop location):  Google map directions

 

Check out the “Ride Share” thread to coordinate with other attendees coming from your area.

 

 sponsored by

National Young Farmers’ Coalition, Greenhorns, Groundswell, NOFA-NY, and CoolBot (storeitcold.com)