All posts by Laurel Lathrop

New Issue!

We are thrilled to announce that the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Fresh Dirt is now on sale! This time around, article topics include: how to have difficult conversations (with input […]

The 16th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

Ithaca film buffs should thank their lucky (movie) stars that we live in such a cinema-rich place, and this year’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) is a great reminder. […]

Final week: No Land Escapes at The Ink Shop

The art exhibit curated by Barbara McPhail has been on display at The Ink Shop (330 E. State Street, Ithaca) since Feb. 1, and its final day is Saturday March […]

“It’s Not Easy Being Green”: Anti-Fracking Benefit This Saturday!

The Concerned Citizens of Covert are hosting an anti-fracking gala fundraiser this Saturday, March 16, from 6:30-:10:30 pm at the American Legion Post 770 (4431 Seneca Road, Trumansburg).  There will […]

February Gallery Night!

Today is the first Friday in February, and you know what that means: galleries and shops on and around the Ithaca Commons will stay open late to celebrate our local […]

No Land Escapes: Opening Reception

No Land Escapes, curated by Barbara McPhail, is an art exhibit by six artists from New York State and Wisconsin whose work speaks to the environmental, health, and social issues […]

Fresh Faces at Fresh Dirt

You may have noticed that Fresh Dirt has a small masthead.  As in, we can (and often do) hold staff meetings around a large dining-room table.  We love the flexibility […]

E Pluribus Vinum: Finger Lakes Wine Is Presidential Pick

Okay, so maybe none of us at Fresh Dirt scored tickets to the 57th Inauguration, but we can still clink glasses with President Obama!  The Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, January […]

The Peach 75: Official Fresh Dirt Holiday Cocktail

The age of the three-martini lunch may be long gone, but the magazine and publishing world is still a pretty booze-friendly place. We at Fresh Dirt particularly love cocktails made […]

Public Info Session on Responding to Proposed New Fracking Regulations

  In late November, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed new regulations for shale gas drilling in New York, with a 30-day period for public comment.  That […]