207,426 – Pounds of food from the Homer C. Thompson Research Farm in Freeville donated in 2009 to food relief efforts such as Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Friendship Foods Donation Network of Ithaca, and Loaves and Fishes in Cortland.
969,101 – Total pounds donated since 2004, including potatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, cabbage, peppers, winter squash and pumpkins.
336 and 202 – Bushels of apples, gallons of cider donated by Cornell Orchards in 2009.
60 – Poinsettias donated by Hortus Forum (Cornell’s undergrad horticulture club) to bring holiday cheer to local nursing homes.
Wishing everyone a happy holiday. We’ll be back in January.