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21st Century Community Learning Centers

The Ithaca City School District Farm to Table program is funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant awarded to the District by the New York State Education Department in spring 2017. The grant’s purpose is to provide opportunities for communities to establish or expand activities designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program and offer families opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children’s education.

Click here for more information on the 21st CCLC.

As part of the 21st CCLC, the ICSD Farm to Table program is guided by all stakeholders, including students, teachers, parents, our partner organizations, and community members. These stakeholders are represented by the Program Advisory Council (PAC). If you are interested in joining the PAC and helping guide our program, please contact Laurie Pattington
Program Advisory Council
Liddy Coyle Chief Academic Officer, ICSD
Laurie Pattington Program Director
Arlene Hewitt External Evaluator
Lara Kaltman Nutrition & Community Development Issue Leader, CCE
Antonia Demas President & Founder, Food Studies Institute 
Dan Flerlage The Youth Farm Project
Jenna Hallas Teacher, Beverly J. Martin Elementary School
Taura McMeekan Teacher, Enfield Elementary School
Yamila Fournier Parent
Partner Organizations

Belle Sherman
Beverly J Martin
Cayuga Heights
Fall Creek
South Hill
Boynton Middle
DeWitt Middle
Ithaca HS
Lehman Alternative


Ithaca City School District
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
400 Lake Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-2101