The lab of Margaret Frank, assistant professor of plant biology, has helped create nearly 1,000 at-home gardening kits, which they donated to children in the Ithaca City School District during meal delivery May 8.
ILR has announced the creation of the Ithaca Co-Lab, which will focus on engaged learning opportunities and outreach work in Ithaca and the surrounding region. It is modeled after the school’s Buffalo Co-Lab.
Since its doors opened in September 2018, Cornell AgriTech's Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture has supported more than 50 New York-based companies and helped raised $12.3 million to grow businesses.
Threatened with shutting down due to COVID-19, Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County was saved at the last minute by the formation of new partnerships that helped keep the food distribution service going.