Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is honored to partner with Broome County Division of Veterans Services to provide hands-on opportunities to learn resiliency skills in the areas of gardening, cooking, healthy eating and utilizing community resources.
Farmers Market Bucks are given out at the four farmers markets in Broome County on a monthly basis in $15 increments. Veterans can receive these monthly and redeem at any of the farmers markets where distribution occurs, which is the Broome County Regional Farmers Market, Downtown Binghamton Courtyard Market, Vestal Farmers Market & Windsor Farmers Market. The veteran must be in attendance to receive the coupons and proof of veteran status is requested. You can find the distribution dates and locations below.
|May 10th||Broome County Regional Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
|June 10th||Vestal Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
|July 18th||Downtown Binghamton Courtyard Market||4-7pm|
|July 15th||Windsor Farmers Market||9am-2pm|
|August 12th||Broome County Regional Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
|Sept 9th||Vestal Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
|Oct 21st||Windsor Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
|Nov 11th||Broome County Regional Farmers Market||9am-1pm|
Cooking class are also offered on a monthly basis. CCE Broome partners with local chefs to offer these inside the Commercial Kitchen at the Broome County Regional Farmers Market. These are offered free of charge and the veteran can bring a spouse or family member. The dates and topics are below.
|May 24th||5:30-7pm||Learn to Make Herb & Garlic Focaccia|
|June 21st & 28th||5:30-7pm||
Learn to Make Ravioli & Linguine
|July 19th||5:30-7pm||Learning to Cook with Spices|
|August 16th||5:30-7pm||Five Ingredient Sauces|
|August 24th||5:30-7pm||Canning with Ann: Pickles|
|September 14th & 27th||5:30-7pm||Cheesemaking with Ann|
|November 29th||5:30-7:30pm||Seasonal Pastamaking Class|
Gardening classes will also be offered on a monthly basis. These are offered free of charge and the veteran can bring a spouse or family member. The dates and topics are below. Click on the link to register and for more information.
|June 22nd||5:30-7pm||Learn to Grow Culinary Herbs|
|July 26th||5:30-7pm||Learn the Art of Flower Arranging|
Learn to Grow Garlic
|Sept 28th||6pm-7pm||Herbal First Aid Make & Take|
|Oct 11th||5:30-6:30pm||Grapevine Crafts|
Last updated October 30, 2023