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Winter 2023 Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Exploring the Small Farm DreamTuesdays, February 2nd-23rd6:30-9pmZoomIf you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start, this 4-session series will give you the tools to start making choices to determine if farming is right for you. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Exp...

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nutrition

Skills for Healthy Eating

Friday, February 3, 2023

Join us at the George F. Johnson Memorial Library for an interactive nutrition and cooking class! This program is free to adults 18+ years of age. Join for one week or all four!Friday January 27th: 9-10amFriday February 3rd: 9-10amFriday February 10th: 9-10amFriday February 17th: 9-10amRegistrati...

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For the Love

4-H SPARK Club: For The L-O-V-E of Baking Series

Friday, February 3, 2023

This is a 3-part baking series where you will learn how bake cookies, cakes and then showcase your skills and decorate a heart shaped cake!Session 1: Cookies - Feb. 3rd 6-8pmDescription: You will learn how to bake to different types of cookies and compare texture and taste!Session 2: Cakes- Feb. ...

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Pine Hollow

4-H SPARK Club - Farm Tour Series: Pine Hollow Farm

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Our next stop in our Farm Tour Series is Pine Hollow Farm. Pine Hollow is a dairy farm located in Cortland, NY! Pine Hollow milks their cows twice a day in a special type of parlor called a rotary, more commonly called a carousel parlor. A carousel parlor just like the ride at the fair, well... w...

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Senior Brown Bag

Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

4-H Education Center at Finch Hollow - Senior Brown Bag LunchAdults age 50 and up are invited to bring a "bag lunch" to enjoy with fellow seniors at Cornell Cooperative Extension. Enjoy your lunch while catching up with your friends prior to a presentation (see topics below). Light refreshments, ...

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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Open

4-H SPARK Club: Public Presentation Open Workshop

Thursday, February 9, 2023

In this session it will be a program to bring questions you have and work through your presentations before giving them to the judges on February 25.

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Winter 2023 Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Exploring the Small Farm DreamTuesdays, February 2nd-23rd6:30-9pmZoomIf you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start, this 4-session series will give you the tools to start making choices to determine if farming is right for you. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Exp...

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nutrition

Skills for Healthy Eating

Friday, February 10, 2023

Join us at the George F. Johnson Memorial Library for an interactive nutrition and cooking class! This program is free to adults 18+ years of age. Join for one week or all four!Friday January 27th: 9-10amFriday February 3rd: 9-10amFriday February 10th: 9-10amFriday February 17th: 9-10amRegistrati...

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Friday, February 10, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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For the Love

4-H SPARK Club: For The L-O-V-E of Baking Series

Friday, February 10, 2023

This is a 3-part baking series where you will learn how bake cookies, cakes and then showcase your skills and decorate a heart shaped cake!Session 1: Cookies - Feb. 3rd 6-8pmDescription: You will learn how to bake to different types of cookies and compare texture and taste!Session 2: Cakes- Feb. ...

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Cloverbud

4-H SPARK Club –Cloverbud Presentation Workshop

Saturday, February 11, 2023

In this meeting we will work specifically with our clover buds for them to prep for their public presentations.

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Animal First Aid

4-H SPARK Club: Animal First Aid

Saturday, February 11, 2023

In this club meeting youth will learn skills to care for their animals when emergency strikes! These skills will range from giving injections to how to do basic suture to correctly pack and wrapping a wound. Each family will put together a medical supply kit for their barn. The cost of this club ...

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kickoff

Livestock Kick Off Event

Saturday, February 11, 2023

During this initial meeting we will talk about what this year will look like, give an overview of what the Livestock Market Program is, and talk about some of the exciting things we already have planned. This meeting is for ANYONE, even if you just want to find out what the Livestock Market Progr...

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Accessing Farmland Series

Monday, February 13, 2023

Accessing Farmland SeriesFebruary 13th, March 16th, April 13th6:30-8pmZoomJoin Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in partnership with Farmland for the New Generation New York for a three part series where we explore ways to keep farmland in production and access farmland to start, or ...

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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Winter 2023 Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Exploring the Small Farm DreamTuesdays, February 2nd-23rd6:30-9pmZoomIf you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start, this 4-session series will give you the tools to start making choices to determine if farming is right for you. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Exp...

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nutrition

Skills for Healthy Eating

Friday, February 17, 2023

Join us at the George F. Johnson Memorial Library for an interactive nutrition and cooking class! This program is free to adults 18+ years of age. Join for one week or all four!Friday January 27th: 9-10amFriday February 3rd: 9-10amFriday February 10th: 9-10amFriday February 17th: 9-10amRegistrati...

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Cloverbud

4-H SPARK Club: Cloverbud Sewing Day

Friday, February 17, 2023

Lets learn how to make a no sew heart pillow. This program is specifically geared towards our Cloverbud members.

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Friday, February 17, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Friday, February 17, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

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For the Love

4-H SPARK Club: For The L-O-V-E of Baking Series

Saturday, February 18, 2023

This is a 3-part baking series where you will learn how bake cookies, cakes and then showcase your skills and decorate a heart shaped cake!Session 1: Cookies - Feb. 3rd 6-8pmDescription: You will learn how to bake to different types of cookies and compare texture and taste!Session 2: Cakes- Feb. ...

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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02.24 Recycling Event Poster

Recycling Presentation w/ Q&A

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Unsure what can and cannot be recycled? Interested in knowing more about how the recycling system works?Learn all about recycling in Broome County with our Recycling and Composting educator. We will cover what can and cannot be recycled in your curbside bin, how to properly dispose of househol...

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Felted Soap

4-H SPARK Club: Felted Soap

Thursday, February 23, 2023

In this club meeting we will learn about wool and wool product and create a felted soap.

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Winter 2023 Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Exploring the Small Farm DreamTuesdays, February 2nd-23rd6:30-9pmZoomIf you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start, this 4-session series will give you the tools to start making choices to determine if farming is right for you. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Exp...

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herbs drying

All the Flavors of the Garden

Friday, February 24, 2023

Join us for a hands-on cooking program for Veteran Families. This is a 3-part series and families MUST commit to all 3 classes. We welcome a spouse, partner, and/or family member to attend with the Veteran. Youth are welcome. We are offering an evening and a morning/afternoon program. Both p...

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County level

County Level 4-H Public Presentations

Saturday, February 25, 2023

County Level Public Presentation is where youth will present to evaluators and get feedback on how they did. Youth who participate in this event will be scored to see if they qualify to advance to present their public presentation at the District Level.

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2023 Master Composter-Recycler Training

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Master Composter-Recyclers (MCRs) are a group of trained volunteers that educate the public about composting, recycling, and waste prevention through various means. Training includes ten class sessions, as well as practical education through class projects and volunteering in the community. Class...

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Catpults

4-H SPARK Club: Lucky Charms Catapult

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

In this club meeting we will be designing and creating a catapult. Then for the real test we will compete who can launch a lucky charm marshmallow the furthest!

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a bus trip to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on   Tuesday, March 7, 2023.  This year’s Flower Show theme is “The Garden Electric”. The 2023 Philadelphia Flower Show makes its return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center to amaze visitors with an exciting floral experience, bringing together dynamic designers, bold exhibits, world-class shopping, education, music, food, and family fun. Join Broome County Master Gardeners to attend the world's longest-running and largest indoor flower show. The cost is $100.00 per person.

2023 Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Broome County Presents:Philadelphia Flower Show Bus TripTuesday, March 7th , 20237:00 a.m.Registration Deadline is Tuesday, February 21, 2023Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a bus trip to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on Tu...

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Senior Brown Bag

Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

4-H Education Center at Finch Hollow - Senior Brown Bag LunchAdults age 50 and up are invited to bring a "bag lunch" to enjoy with fellow seniors at Cornell Cooperative Extension. Enjoy your lunch while catching up with your friends prior to a presentation (see topics below). Light refreshments, ...

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Accessing Farmland Series

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Accessing Farmland SeriesFebruary 13th, March 16th, April 13th6:30-8pmZoomJoin Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in partnership with Farmland for the New Generation New York for a three part series where we explore ways to keep farmland in production and access farmland to start, or ...

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Cloverbud quilts

4-H SPARK: Cloverbud Barn Quilts

Friday, March 17, 2023

Lets learn about the history of barn quilts in the USA, then create a paper one to bring home.

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Farm

Farm Tour Series-Shepard's Way Farm

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Our next stop on our Farm Tour Series is Shepard's Way Farm located in Locke, NY is owned by Dave and Sally Galton. Dave taught dairy science a Cornell University for over 33 years. Since finishing up his teaching career he has taken on the difficult task of sheep and goat farming. Shepard's Way ...

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Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

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nutrition

Cooking Around the World for Veteran Families

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Join us in the back room at the Mary Wilcox Library for a 3-part series for Veteran Families. Each week we will visit a different country paying homage to locations you were stationed, and creating a dish while learning valuable cooking skills. A spouse, partner, or family member may join but the...

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Barn Quilts

4-H SPARK Club: Barn Quilts

Saturday, March 25, 2023

In this club meeting we will learn about the history of barn quilts in the USA, then each youth will create a 6x6 wooden barn quilt to take home!

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Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

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nutrition

Cooking Around the World for Veteran Families

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Join us in the back room at the Mary Wilcox Library for a 3-part series for Veteran Families. Each week we will visit a different country paying homage to locations you were stationed, and creating a dish while learning valuable cooking skills. A spouse, partner, or family member may join but the...

Read more

Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

Read more

nutrition

Cooking Around the World for Veteran Families

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Join us in the back room at the Mary Wilcox Library for a 3-part series for Veteran Families. Each week we will visit a different country paying homage to locations you were stationed, and creating a dish while learning valuable cooking skills. A spouse, partner, or family member may join but the...

Read more

Senior Brown Bag

Senior Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

4-H Education Center at Finch Hollow - Senior Brown Bag LunchAdults age 50 and up are invited to bring a "bag lunch" to enjoy with fellow seniors at Cornell Cooperative Extension. Enjoy your lunch while catching up with your friends prior to a presentation (see topics below). Light refreshments, ...

Read more

Accessing Farmland Series

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Accessing Farmland SeriesFebruary 13th, March 16th, April 13th6:30-8pmZoomJoin Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in partnership with Farmland for the New Generation New York for a three part series where we explore ways to keep farmland in production and access farmland to start, or ...

Read more

Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

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Dog Training

4-H SPARK Club: Dog Obedience Training Session

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Dog training starts with Dog Obedience, 4-Hers and their dogs are invited to attend this 6-week Dog Obedience class with trainer Mary Cummings. It is not required to attend all training sessions, but each session will build on the last one. We encourage youth to commit to at least 5 of the 6...

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