Finger Lakes Land Trust Presentation

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Students in the Advanced ESL class enjoyed a presentation by the Finger Lakes Land Trust.  Students learned about conservation issues and methods in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, and asked questions about interacting with nature and wildlife in our area.  The class then headed outside in search of hemlock trees and the […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Grocery Store Tour

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Students from the Beginner ESL class teamed up with Cornell Cooperative Extension, to take part in a program about budgeting and nutrition at the grocery store.  In class, students prepared for the trip with a unit on comparing prices, flavors, and health in English.  At the store, they worked together to look at the sodium, sugar, and […]

Field Trip to Groundswell Incubator Farm

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Around 25 students visited the Groundswell Incubator Farm on West Hill in Ithaca.  This program offers affordable rental land, as well as water, fencing, tools, training, and other services to immigrants and refugees in Ithaca, so that they can start a commercial farm or grow a large family garden without a sizeable financial risk.  Students […]