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Tuesday Night Broome County Regional Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Broome County Regional Farmers Market will now be open Tuesday Nights from 4:00pm-7:00pm starting June 6th and running through September 26th. This Market will host some of your favorite vendors from Saturdays along with new faces to the market scene. We are excited to begin our night ma...

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Vestal Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesdays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot of the Vestal Library you can find a farmers market that has been there more than 25 years! They have local farms with fruits, vegetables, baked goods, maple syrup and more! 

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Take Your Recipe to the Next Level

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Let's Take Your Recipe to the Next Level9/27: Making Sauces & Business Plan 101In this session we will discuss how to make various tomato-based sauces using a pressure canner. Master Preserver Ann Supa will demonstrate how to safely create a product using food-safety and safe food handling protoc...

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Horticulture Response Line

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Our Horticulture Response Line is open Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00PM., from mid- April until mid-October . During these times a Master Gardener, Master Gardener Intern, or a trained Response Line volunteer will answer your horticulture and pest control questions as accurately as possibl...

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Endicott Visitor Center Farmers Market

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursdays from 4:30-7pm you will find a farmers market on the lawn of the Endicott Visitor Center! All types of local produce and hand crafted items. Pop in food vendors aswell! Some weeks you will find our nutrition education (SNAP) food demonstrations.

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Dividing Perennials

Thursday, September 28, 2017

One of the simplest ways to gain more plants in your garden is to divide your existing plants. Learn how to dig and divide perennial plants, which plants should be divided in fall and the benefits of this routine maintenance. Work with Master Gardeners to gain hands-on experience and learn p...

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Finch Hollow Fun for 3-5's

Friday, September 29, 2017

Feathered Friends Learn about birds, make a bird craft, and venture outdoors to look for birds!

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

During this four part series participants will begin to think through small scale farming as a business (rather than a hobby), learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business and decide whether that is something they want to pursue. Through in-classroom education, peer support and sel...

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Vestal Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesdays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot of the Vestal Library you can find a farmers market that has been there more than 25 years! They have local farms with fruits, vegetables, baked goods, maple syrup and more! 

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Horticulture Response Line

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Our Horticulture Response Line is open Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00PM., from mid- April until mid-October . During these times a Master Gardener, Master Gardener Intern, or a trained Response Line volunteer will answer your horticulture and pest control questions as accurately as possibl...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Duck Identification Learn how to identify differences among ducks that call Broome County their home.

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Endicott Visitor Center Farmers Market

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursdays from 4:30-7pm you will find a farmers market on the lawn of the Endicott Visitor Center! All types of local produce and hand crafted items. Pop in food vendors aswell! Some weeks you will find our nutrition education (SNAP) food demonstrations.

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Full Moon Walk

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Explore the sights and sounds of the 4-H Education Center at Finch Hollow trails by the light of the moon! Experience the outdoor world under the cover of darkness, listen for the sounds of the night and find out about the ways of nature's "night shift." Some folklore and legends about th...

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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

During this four part series participants will begin to think through small scale farming as a business (rather than a hobby), learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business and decide whether that is something they want to pursue. Through in-classroom education, peer support and sel...

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Vestal Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesdays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot of the Vestal Library you can find a farmers market that has been there more than 25 years! They have local farms with fruits, vegetables, baked goods, maple syrup and more! 

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Take Your Recipe to the Next Level

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Let's Take Your Recipe to the Next Level9/27: Making Sauces & Business Plan 101In this session we will discuss how to make various tomato-based sauces using a pressure canner. Master Preserver Ann Supa will demonstrate how to safely create a product using food-safety and safe food handling protoc...

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Horticulture Response Line

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Our Horticulture Response Line is open Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00PM., from mid- April until mid-October . During these times a Master Gardener, Master Gardener Intern, or a trained Response Line volunteer will answer your horticulture and pest control questions as accurately as possibl...

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Endicott Visitor Center Farmers Market

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursdays from 4:30-7pm you will find a farmers market on the lawn of the Endicott Visitor Center! All types of local produce and hand crafted items. Pop in food vendors aswell! Some weeks you will find our nutrition education (SNAP) food demonstrations.

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4-H & Tractor Supply Paper Clover Event
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4-H & Tractor Supply Paper Clover Event

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Support Broome County 4-H with a visit to the Vestal Tractor Supply store October 4th-October 15th by purchasing a Paper Clover for $1 at the register!You may be lucky enough to come across some of the 4-H clubs in our area!

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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

During this four part series participants will begin to think through small scale farming as a business (rather than a hobby), learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business and decide whether that is something they want to pursue. Through in-classroom education, peer support and sel...

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Vestal Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesdays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot of the Vestal Library you can find a farmers market that has been there more than 25 years! They have local farms with fruits, vegetables, baked goods, maple syrup and more! 

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Finch Hollow Fun for 3-5's

Friday, October 20, 2017

Fall Trees  Let's take a walk and learn about trees and why the colors change in the fall!

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Ornamental Greenhouse Grower Education Day

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

9am: Welcome9:15am: Nematodes: Nice not Naughty (John Sanderson, Cornell University)Not all nematodes are plant pests. Some are good guys that attack and kill insect pests. Many growers have been using these nematodes against fungus gnats and thrips with good success. This talk will intro...

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Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is Farming Right for You?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

During this four part series participants will begin to think through small scale farming as a business (rather than a hobby), learn what it takes to start and manage a farm business and decide whether that is something they want to pursue. Through in-classroom education, peer support and sel...

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Vestal Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesdays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot of the Vestal Library you can find a farmers market that has been there more than 25 years! They have local farms with fruits, vegetables, baked goods, maple syrup and more! 

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From Recipe to Market

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

On Wednesday October 25th, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, in partnership with the Food Venture Center of NY and TasteNY, is offering a From Recipe to Market workshop from 9am-4:30pm. Is your recipe ready to go to market? If your goal is to launch a specialty food business, th...

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Take Your Recipe to the Next Level

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Let's Take Your Recipe to the Next Level9/27: Making Sauces & Business Plan 101In this session we will discuss how to make various tomato-based sauces using a pressure canner. Master Preserver Ann Supa will demonstrate how to safely create a product using food-safety and safe food handling protoc...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Finch Hollow Fun for 3-5's

Monday, October 30, 2017

Bats Learn about the only flying mammal and why they are important!

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Entrepreneur Conference

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Have you been researching new ways to grow vegetables? Is your farm looking to diversify? Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) may be the answer----and this conference can help!CEA enables year-round production of fresh vegetables through greenhouse environmental control (heating, lighting...

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Let's Write Your Business Plan

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

During this four part series (skipping the week of Thanksgiving) hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural vent...

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Bobcats Learn about these animals who share their name with a hairstyle.

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Controlled Environment Agriculture Entrepreneur Conference

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Have you been researching new ways to grow vegetables? Is your farm looking to diversify? Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) may be the answer----and this conference can help!CEA enables year-round production of fresh vegetables through greenhouse environmental control (heating, lighting...

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Pine Cone Garland

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Come make a pine cone garland. Pine cones, beads and string will be supplied, you may bring along ribbon, tiny ornaments, or any other extras that you would like to tie your garland. This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.

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Pine Cone Garland

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Come make a pine cone garland. Pine cones, beads and string will be supplied, you may bring along ribbon, tiny ornaments, or any other extras that you would like to tie your garland. This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.

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Nut Bonanza & Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, November 4, 2017

This family event is a celebration of the nut harvest, a chance to be a squirrel for a day! We'll be outdoors, roasting and cracking nuts all day, enjoying a bonfire, talking about trees, and tasting things like acorns, american persimmons, chestnuts, hickory nuts, butternuts, hazelnuts, and blac...

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Let's Write Your Business Plan

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

During this four part series (skipping the week of Thanksgiving) hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural vent...

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4-H Awards Dinner
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4-H Awards Dinner

Friday, November 10, 2017

All 4-H families from the 2016/2017 year are invited to celebrate the growth of our youth with dinner and an awards ceremony. Join us on November 10th from 6-9pm in the auditorium at CCE-BC. Dinner and dessert will be provided, but families are welcome to bring an appetizer to...

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Let's Write Your Business Plan

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

During this four part series (skipping the week of Thanksgiving) hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural vent...

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Finch Hollow Fun for 3-5's

Friday, November 17, 2017

Owls  Learn about these creatures that come out at night and see one up close!

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Finch Hollow Fun for 3-5's

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Bears Learn about bears and what they do in winter!

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Let's Write Your Business Plan

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

During this four part series (skipping the week of Thanksgiving) hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County and led by Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, participants will work through the various sections of a business plan for their agricultural vent...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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Stocker Cattle Initiative Short Course

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Stocker Cattle – an opportunity for the grazing entrepreneurCalves purchased/raised for grazing, then sold to a finisher. The term “stocker” was coined by producers referring to animals purchased in the spring to “stock” mountain pastures. The goal is to add weight economically using relatively i...

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