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Arts, Community, Food, Syracuse

La Festa Italiana’s Journey Away from Clinton Square: a Rising Trend in Downtown Syracuse

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One could barely talk over the deafening hum of the forklifts today on the corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, as the workers set up Syracuse’s annual ‘La Festa Italiana.’ The three day festival begins tomorrow, and is set to feature a meatball eating contest, a bocce tournament […]

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Executive Chef, Joe Bilecki Wears More Than One Hat at With Love, Restaurant

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Listen above to learn more about Bilecki’s role at With Love, Restaurant.  Audio Transcript: Young.Bilecki.Assign8.Script By Isis Young SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – “With Love, Restaurant” is a teaching restaurant and entrepreneur incubator for Onondaga County College students aspiring to run a restaurant. Joe Bilecki is the Executive Chef who works closely with the students through teaching […]

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Central New York, Community, Food, Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Combines Services, Cuts Costs to Serve More Residents

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Click play to hear more about how the Eastern Onondaga County chapter is adapting to serve more residents.  Audio Transcript: Changes Come to Meals on Wheels By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Meals on Wheels of FM-JD will now serve residents in East Syracuse, consolidating with that area’s previously existing chapter. The change occurs […]

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Food Stamps Used at Farmers Markets Through SNAP in NY

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Click above to listen about the short term plan for food stamp purchases at farmers’ markets in New York.  Audio Transcript: Young.Farmers.Script By Isis Young SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Residents of New York recently lost the ability to use food stamps at farmer’s markets until Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a short term solution Friday. Mobile Market Plus […]

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Agriculture, Community, Food, Health

Local Farmers Markets Could Be Losing Many of Their Customers

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For more information, listen to the audio above! Audio Transcript: Farmers market By: Brandon Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The USDA is deciding whether to continue to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to use SNAP at farmers markets in New York state. This could lead to changes for many local farmers markets. Alice […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Food, Health, Non-profit

A Local Farm has Solutions to Continue Access to Fresh Foods Amid Food Stamp Sales Shutdown

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Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: The Shutdown of Food Stamp Sales on Farmers Markets By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Farmers markets will lose the ability to process food stamp sales on August 31st. Novo Dia Group is a service provider that farmers markets use to process food stamp sales. The provider […]

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Business, Food, International, Syracuse

President Trump’s Tariff on Chinese Imports Hurts a local Business in Syracuse

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Learn more about the tariff on Chinese imports By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—The world’s two largest economies are experiencing a trade war, after President Trump imposes a 34-billion-dollar tariff on Chinese imports.  Asian Food Market is a local store in Syracuse that brings 40 percent of its goods from China. Quin Li, a manager […]

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Finger Lakes Garner Respect for Riesling Wines

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By Tommy Farrell GENEVA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Most people assume that rieslings are only sweet, however, Finger Lakes wineries want to remind people that two lesser-known varieties are worth sampling as well. The Finger Lakes region has a world renown reputation for its rieslings, a heavy-bodied and highly sugared wine that pairs well with many […]

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