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spring foraging 2024 (updated)

Spring Foraging

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Spring Foraging WorkshopJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park for a workshop on spring foraging. Focus will be placed on edible spring plants such as ramp, fiddleheads, garlic mustard, and more! Please note that this workshop will teach participants how to identify edible (as well ...

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spring foraging 2024 (updated)

Spring Foraging

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Spring Foraging WorkshopJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park for a workshop on spring foraging. Focus will be placed on edible spring plants such as ramp, fiddleheads, garlic mustard, and more! Please note that this workshop will teach participants how to identify edible (as well ...

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Join Ms. Ann to learn about the nutritional value of your market animal and learn some creative ways to prepare your market animal for your table. This is a great way to promote your project to potential buyers.

4-H Livestock Market Program: Cooking your Livestock Animal

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Join Ms. Ann to learn about the nutritional value of your market animal and learn some creative ways to prepare your market animal for your table. This is a great way to promote your project to potential buyers.

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Low tunnels

Season Extension and Low Tunnel Construction Workshop

Saturday, April 20, 2024

In cooperation with VINES, you can easily add 2 weeks to the start and end of the growing season by the use of low tunnels, frost blankets with supports. Construct you own 4 ft. low tunnel hoops and learn tips and techniques from Master Gardener Volunteers at Cutler Botanic Garden. Hoop materi...

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Spring 2024 Open Farm Day FB Cover

Spring 2024 Open Farm Day

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is excited to present our Spring Open Farm Day on Saturday, April 20 from 10 am to 4 pm! 14 local farms and agricultural businesses will open their doors to visitors Farms and businesses will offer farm tours, activities, demonstrations, and sam...

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Fresh Mozzarella Workshop

Fresh Mozzarella Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2024

Learn how to make fresh mozzarella from scratch with Ann, our CCE Nutrition Educator!

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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Recycle to Regrow

4-H SPARK: Recycle to Re-Grow

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

In this hands-on initiative, 4-H members will repurpose everyday containers, such as egg cartons or yogurt containers, to create seed starters. This program not only teaches the fundamentals of seed starting but also emphasizes the importance of recycling and reusing materials for a more sustaina...

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urban foraging

Urban Foraging

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Urban Foraging WorkshopJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park for a workshop on spring foraging. Focus will be placed on edible urban plants such as dog violets, garlic mustard, mugwort, and more! Please note that this workshop will teach participants how to identify edible (as well...

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foraging

4-H SPARK Club: Foraging and Cooking with Wild Foods

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Reap the riches of nature's pantry! Spring is a wonderful time to forage for wild edible plants in our area, especially choice edibles such as ramp and garlic mustard. During this program youth will go on a guided walk and learn how to identify common edible plants and their preferred habitats. A...

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Spring bulbs

Longwood Gardens Bus Trip

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County is offering a bus trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Join Broome County Master Gardeners to welcome the renewal of spring at one of the premier horticultural display gardens in the US. The cost is $75.00 per person. The registratio...

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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spring foraging 2024 (updated)

Spring Foraging

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Spring Foraging WorkshopJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park for a workshop on spring foraging. Focus will be placed on edible spring plants such as ramp, fiddleheads, garlic mustard, and more! Please note that this workshop will teach participants how to identify edible (as well ...

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diseased tomato plant

Diseases in the Food Garden

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

In cooperation with VINES, learn to recognize and control common diseases in vegetables and fruit. Integrated Pest Management strategies are stressed. This class will be held at the Broome County Public Library.

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spring foraging 2024 (updated)

Spring Foraging

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Spring Foraging WorkshopJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park for a workshop on spring foraging. Focus will be placed on edible spring plants such as ramp, fiddleheads, garlic mustard, and more! Please note that this workshop will teach participants how to identify edible (as well ...

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Salamander Stroll

Salamander Stroll

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Salamander StrollJoin CCE Broome, BU’s Nature Preserve, and the Foundation for the Conservation of Salamanders (FCSal) to partake in “Salamander Saturday”, a nation wide effort to raise awareness for these slimey critters and their other amphibian cousins. While we walk and learn about our fabulo...

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Labyrinth at CBG

Walk the Labyrinth at Cutler Botanic Garden

Saturday, May 4, 2024

CELEBRATE WORLD LABYRINTH DAYWorld Labyrinth Day was an idea created by the Labyrinth Society in 2009 in an effort to generate a moving meditation for world peace. By “Walking as One at 1” local time, the hope is that a rolling wave of peaceful energy will flow from one time zone to the next ...

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Meat the Farmer 2024 Event Cover

Meat the Farmer

Sunday, May 5, 2024

On Sunday May 5th, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in partnership with the Markets of Broome and MeatSuite will host our inaugural “Meat the Farmer” event.This event will feature and highlight local meat farmers around Broome County and extended region. Come for the demonstrations ...

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Learn dog handling skills in preparation for showing at the Broome County 4-H Fair.

4-H Dog Program: Dog Handling Clinic

Monday, May 6, 2024

Mary Cummings will be returning to teach our 4-H'ers dog handling skills in preparation for showing at the Broome County Fair.  We will have limited openings for participation in this class, but all those who wish to audit (learn by observation) are welcome. Preference for participation will...

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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Cam

4-H SPARK Club: Amphibians with Cam

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

As the weather warms each year, many of our amphibian species including a variety of frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts begin to emerge from their winter slumber. Youth will learn how to identify different amphibian species as well as learn about their life histories and preferred habitats whil...

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Lunch w Tom S24

Lunch with Tom

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Lunch with Tom (Spring/Summer 2024)Seniors (50+) are invited to bring a lunch or buy one at the TASTE NY store to enjoy prior to a presentation by CCE's very own Tom Tasber. Light refreshments, instant coffee and tea will also be provided.Location: Large Conference room in TASTE NY building (next...

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Spring Migration Birding Walk

Spring Migration Birding Walk

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Spring Migration Birding WalkJoin the CCE of Broome County at IBM Glen for a guided birding walk during the spring migration season! Anna Shaheen, a local naturalist and avid birder, will be guiding our walk. A scope will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars....

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Agritourism Webinar Series

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Join us for a monthly agritourism webinar series kicking off on January 9th at noon! More information is below.02/13: Grants for Agritourism Operations03/12: Staffing your Agritourism Operation04/09: Working with your Local Tourism Office05/14: Overview of Agritourism Business Plan in AgPlan06/11...

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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rose shrubs

Why I Grow Roses and Why You Might Want to as Well

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Learn how to grow roses sustainably and what growing roses can do for us and our environment.Presented by Leon Ginenthal, American Rose Society Consulting Rosarian, Owner of Der Rosenmeister Nursery and president of the Finger Lakes/ Southern Tier Regional Rose Society. This program is free bu...

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bluebird in tree

Gardening IS for the Birds

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

In cooperation with VINES explore the importance of using native plants and providing the basic needs for birds. This program provides information on how to garden for birds along with examples of specific flowers, shrubs, and trees that work well in our area and are helpful for our indigeno...

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Spring Ephemerals 24

Spring Ephemeral Plant Walks

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Spring Ephemeral Plant WalkJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park and Chenango Valley State Park to learn about our native ephemeral plants! Ephemeral plants take advantage of sunlight hitting our forest floors before the trees send out their leaves to grow, bloom, and die-back all ...

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4-H SPARK: Microscope Exploration of Living Soil

4-H SPARK: Microscope Exploration of Living Soil

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Participants will be introduced to the world of microscopy, gaining a foundational understanding of microscope components and usage. Youth will observe and identify various specimens on pre made slides, learn how to create their own microscope slides, and observe various living microorganisms fou...

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4-H SPARK: Chopped Style Contest

4-H SPARK: Chopped Style Contest

Saturday, May 18, 2024

"Kids in the Kitchen: Chopped Style Contest" is an educational experience for young chefs in 4-H, blending culinary skills, creativity, and an appreciation for locally sourced ingredients in a fun and competitive setting. Participants will explore a farmers’ market, learn about fresh, locally sou...

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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4-H SPARK: Pond Life

4-H SPARK: Pond Life

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Have you ever wondered about what it would be like to live in a pond ecosystem? From amphibians, to birds, to insects and more; the different adaptations of pond-goers are countless and help these species thrive in their aquatic environments. Come and learn about the incredible life histories of ...

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Spring Ephemerals 24

Spring Ephemeral Plant Walks

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Spring Ephemeral Plant WalkJoin the CCE of Broome County at Nathaniel Cole Park and Chenango Valley State Park to learn about our native ephemeral plants! Ephemeral plants take advantage of sunlight hitting our forest floors before the trees send out their leaves to grow, bloom, and die-back all ...

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County Fair Kick Off Meeting

4-H County Fair Kick Off Meeting

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

This is a mandatory meeting for those who are exhibiting at the county fair. 4-H staff announce details for this year's county fair. This includes social hours, registration paperwork, camping, theme, this year's fair ambassadors, show dates, schedules and so much more!

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nutrition

Healthy for Life Nutrition Series at CCE Broome

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Join us every Tuesday from 2:30pm-3:45pm for our Healthy for Life nutrition series in the Auditorium of CCE Broome! Program is free to the public. Registration is appreciated by calling 607-772-8953 or emailing BroomeNutrition@cornell.eduHealthy for Life is a curriculum from the American Heart As...

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4-H SPARK: Cloverbud Flower Bombs

4-H SPARK: Cloverbud Flower Bombs

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

"Cloverbud flower bombs" is an imaginative 4-H program designed for our youngest nature enthusiasts, the Cloverbuds. Cloverbuds will create their flower bombs using a mix of soil, seeds, and recycled paper, blending environmental awareness with creative exploration in a way that's both engaging a...

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moth night FINAL

Moth Night

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Moth Night 2024Broome County boasts a large variety of moths and butterflies that fill many ecological roles and come in a multitude of colors and patterns. These fantastic critters can be quite elusive, but with the proper skillset can be easier to find than you may imagine.Join CCE Broome and t...

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Agritourism Webinar Series

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Join us for a monthly agritourism webinar series kicking off on January 9th at noon! More information is below.02/13: Grants for Agritourism Operations03/12: Staffing your Agritourism Operation04/09: Working with your Local Tourism Office05/14: Overview of Agritourism Business Plan in AgPlan06/11...

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Lunch w Tom S24

Lunch with Tom

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Lunch with Tom (Spring/Summer 2024)Seniors (50+) are invited to bring a lunch or buy one at the TASTE NY store to enjoy prior to a presentation by CCE's very own Tom Tasber. Light refreshments, instant coffee and tea will also be provided.Location: Large Conference room in TASTE NY building (next...

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chicken

4-H Pullorum Clinic

Thursday, June 20, 2024

All poultry (besides water foul) need a pullorum test or provide a pullorum certificate from the hatchery. If you need a pullorum test there will be a pullorum clinic at the Whitney Point Fair grounds on June 20th from 3:30-5pm. 

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weeds

Weed Identification and Management

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Weeds getting the best of your gardens? There are ways to prevent them. Learn identification strategies and management tactics to help control weeds in your gardens, lawns and landscapes. Held in the Exhibit Room at the Broome County Public Library. Preregistration is required.

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Lunch w Tom S24

Lunch with Tom

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Lunch with Tom (Spring/Summer 2024)Seniors (50+) are invited to bring a lunch or buy one at the TASTE NY store to enjoy prior to a presentation by CCE's very own Tom Tasber. Light refreshments, instant coffee and tea will also be provided.Location: Large Conference room in TASTE NY building (next...

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Lunch w Tom S24

Lunch with Tom

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Lunch with Tom (Spring/Summer 2024)Seniors (50+) are invited to bring a lunch or buy one at the TASTE NY store to enjoy prior to a presentation by CCE's very own Tom Tasber. Light refreshments, instant coffee and tea will also be provided.Location: Large Conference room in TASTE NY building (next...

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