All posts by Rebecca Barry

New Issue!

Our latest creation: The Creativity Issue. Available in Ithaca at GreenStar, Home Green Home, Barnes & Noble, Petrune, the Piggery, and Red Feet. Sold in Trumansburg at Gimme Coffee, Good […]

Finger Lakes Distilling Derby Day Party May 4th

            If you like hats, horse races, good food, music and excellent bourbon, you will enjoy the heck out of this upcoming event at Finger […]

Looking for Some Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts?

      Why not make a night of it? Sundrees in Trumansburg will be hosting a soiree on February 13th from 4:00 to 8:00. You can do a one-stop […]

Concord, Massachusetts, Bans Plastic Bottles

In our Fall 2012 issue, our intrepid reporter Katherine Ludwig wrote about trying to get plastic out of her life. Given what we learned from her about plastic—that it never […]

Holiday Picks – Sundrees

In our fall issue Local First Ithaca’s Jan Norman gives us a gift guide for the holiday season, which you can find on p. 32-33. Meanwhile, here are a few […]

New Location: Benefit for Richie Stearns on November 14

In our cover story of Richie Stearns in the latest issue of Fresh Dirt Ithaca, we talk about how he raises more money playing benefits for various causes than he […]

Last Supper! (For the 2012 Harvest Dinners, Anyway: November 4)

Healthy Food for All’s final Harvest Dinner for 2012 is tonight! Great food, great drink, a great cause. Follow the link for details, and read about the farmers who got […]

Banjo Summit November 2 at the State Theatre

Go see our cover boy, Richie Stearns, sharing the stage with Bela Fleck, Tony Trischka, Eric Weisberg, Peter Wernick and the inimitable Mac Benford (who graces our fashion feature on […]

My, Oh Maya!

Maya Donenfeld, the featured artist in our DIY section this issue has made a life out of turning something old into something new (and fabulous.) In the introduction to her […]

Family Game Night (or How to Know if You’re a Writer)

    Two nights before Halloween, we were all sitting in the kitchen enjoying Family Game Night. Family Game Night is something I came up with a while ago to […]