Owego, N.Y. - Taste of Tioga is the premiere buy-local culinary festival and fundraiser hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County. Join us September 17, 5:30-8:00 at the Owego Treadway Inn for a showcase of the high quality foods grown and prepared right in your own backyard. Sample gourmet style dishes including soups, salads, main courses and desserts. Over 10 local restaurants provide a tantalizing selection of foods; try them all for just $30 per person. Shake hands with your local farmer and get to know the people who grow the great food you're enjoying. New for 2010 Beer tasting will be available from local brewery Ithaca Beer Co. in addition to the great wine tasting selection provided by Cherry Knoll Farm from Marathon and Six Mile Creek in Ithaca. Take home a complementary Taste of Tioga wine glass with your $5 wine/beer tasting ticket. While you're enjoying the good food, relax to the musical stylings of "Evergreen," a local traditional and Celtic music group. And be sure to enter our 50/50 and gift basket raffle filled with goodies from local businesses. For more information or to see the list of participating restaurants and farms visit TASTEOFTIOGA.COM or call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County at (607) 687-4020.