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Cider Week: Apple Fest’s Older Sibling

You’ve heard of the Apple Harvest Festival, but have you heard of Cider Week? Cider Week, Apple Fest’s lesser-known older sibling, kicked off this weekend, offering a variety of events around the Finger Lakes through October 9.

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Jackman’s Vineyard Tomato Tasting: A Myriad of Colors, Shapes and Flavors

Under the glowing yellow lights engulfed by the night drapes, visitors were enjoying wood oven broccoli pizza, freshly made dolsa and wine tastings from one of the local vineyards. But these foods were not what I had come for; I had come to do a little tomato tasting at stall 53, where Alex Jackman introduced passersby to more than 50 varieties of tomatoes grown at his farm.

Marchin’ into Good Health

Cornell celebrated the end of March, National Nutrition Month, with a recipe contest in which Cornell Dining’s very own chefs faced off with original, plant-based recipes.

Tap into All of Nature’s Bounty: Maple Fest

The Maple Festival is an annual event that highlights maple production in the Finger Lakes region and the unique food culture surrounding it. This year, the event featured dozens of educational programs, vendors like Cayuga Creamery and Sapsquatch and a guided maple tour by Prof. Brian Chabot, ecology and evolutionary biology.