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Nutritious, Local and Seasonable Meal Preparation

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Learn to prepare a nutritious and delicious meal utilizing local, in-season produce. The evening begins with a discussion of what makes a food nutritious, followed by the preparation of a three-course meal. It wraps up with participants enjoying the meal they just helped prepare. This is a ha...

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Black-tailed deer grazing by the roadside in Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington [public domain].

AVID Training

Saturday, September 21, 2019

This workshop is sponsored by CCE Schoharie and Otsego Counties and is led by educators from CCE Columbia and Greene Counties. AVID is a method for volunteers, foresters, landowners, and others to Assess the Vegetation for Impacts from Deer. Wildflowers and/or tree seedlings are selected an...

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Story Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Story Harvest is a celebration of art and food from seed to table! The Sanctuary for Independent Media’s 8th annual outdoor fall festival cultivates community through art, food, stories, and music. The occasion recognizes the journey of a growing community network dedicated to sustainability. Kim...

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Upper Madison Street Fair

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Upper Madison Street Fair will be alive with a variety of vendors featuring local arts & crafts, food, dancing & drumming, a silent auction, used book sale and activities for the kids, such as art making, yoga, face painting, chess and more! Kim Maercklein from Eat Smart New York will be there to...

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peeling paint on the side of a house

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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Farmers Market fresh raspberries and blueberries.

Delaware Community Farmers’ Market

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Please join Eat Smart New York nutrition educator, Kim Maercklein, as she utilizes seasonal vegetables from the farmers’ market to create a nutritious and appetizing dish. The Delaware Community Farmers' Market offers local fresh picked fruits, veggies, herbs, eggs, jams, baked goods, and more. F...

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kids cooking

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Interested in Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes? Join our hands on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County for 6 lessons, receive a free cookbook and apron. Children 4 and up are welcome! For more information / register, call Felisha Chandler 518 522-3442. Space is...

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Hiking for strong families

The Strengthening Families Program - Just for Parents/Caregivers!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

We explore a variety of topics, including effective parenting strategies, showing love and setting limits, managing stress, handling peer pressure and/or bullying, and setting goals/working towards a positive future. Dinner/lunch is provided at each workshop, and bus passes are available for tran...

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High Tech Citizen Science: Educator Training

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Why Citizen Science?Citizen science has a unique power to connect kids to nature and spark their interest in science. Citizen science transforms students into scientists as they make and submit scientifically-relevant observations. Students are motivated because their work directly contributes...

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peeling paint on the side of a house

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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Laptop user with magazine

High Tech Citizen Science: Educator Training

Friday, September 27, 2019

Why Citizen Science?Citizen science has a unique power to connect kids to nature and spark their interest in science. Citizen science transforms students into scientists as they make and submit scientifically-relevant observations. Students are motivated because their work directly contributes...

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Pickling with a Boil Water Canner

Friday, September 27, 2019

Learn the art of pickling with a Certified Master Food Preserver! Nothing brightens a plate like the addition of delicious pickles. Rebecca will demonstrate how to safely pickle using a boil water canner. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up preparing a pickled product to...

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kids cooking

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Interested in Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes? Join our hands on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County for 6 lessons, receive a free cookbook and apron. Children 4 and up are welcome! For more information / register, call Felisha Chandler 518 522-3442. Space is...

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Hiking for strong families

The Strengthening Families Program - Just for Parents/Caregivers!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

We explore a variety of topics, including effective parenting strategies, showing love and setting limits, managing stress, handling peer pressure and/or bullying, and setting goals/working towards a positive future. Dinner/lunch is provided at each workshop, and bus passes are available for tran...

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QuickBooks for Farmers and Growers

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

We'll review: basic accounting concepts and reports, how to set up a chart of accounts to fit your operation, invoicing and cash receipts, recording and paying purchases and expenses, reconciling accounts, production and analysis of financial statements. Know how much money your business makes wi...

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Malting Barley grain

Malting Barley Growers Meeting

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Growers, Maltster’s, and Brewer’s, join CCE Capital District, CCE Ulster County, and Hudson Valley Malt to get updated about this year’s Malting Barley Crop, review best management production practices, learn about malt quality specs, and find out the latest research being conducted by the Cornel...

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Boiling Water Preservation

Food Preservation

Saturday, October 5, 2019

In this class, you’ll discover the basics of food preservation safety skills (a must when preserving food) and how to safely make freezer jam, refrigerator salsa fresca, jerky and refrigerator pickles. Each participant will have the option to bring home one jar of refrigerator salsa fresca, one j...

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kids cooking

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Interested in Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes? Join our hands on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County for 6 lessons, receive a free cookbook and apron. Children 4 and up are welcome! For more information / register, call Felisha Chandler 518 522-3442. Space is...

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“How To” Market Better Series

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

6/4 How to Maximize Social Media6/18 How to Dive Into Social Media 7/9 How to Give A Great Farm Tour8/8 How To Tell Your Story9/17 How To Reach Online Shoppers10/8 How To Be Retail Ready.To RSVP for these free programs or for more information call CCE Washington County at 518-746-2560.

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Permaculture Class

Backyard Permaculture Class

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Join us to learn about how you can implement permaculture in your own backyard through gardening, farm animals and water resources. Pre-register with payment by October 4th. Contact CCE Warren at 518-668-4881 or by email jmh452@cornell.edu.

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QuickBooks for Farmers and Growers

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

We'll review: basic accounting concepts and reports, how to set up a chart of accounts to fit your operation, invoicing and cash receipts, recording and paying purchases and expenses, reconciling accounts, production and analysis of financial statements. Know how much money your business makes wi...

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ESNY provides nutrition education materials and sponsors education events and classes in local communities on a variety of nutrition topics like: healthy eating on a budget, smart shopping for vegetables and fruit, healthy meal planning, basic cooking and food safety skills, weight control and physical activity.

Nutrition Program

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Each month, participants learn how to be healthy, through learning about nutrition, engaging in activities, and just having fun! For more information about this program please contact Marybeth Mitcham at mem467@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881

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One Pot Healthy Mexican Meals

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Put your Instant Pot/Multi-use/pressure cooker or Slow Cooker to good use for making delicious, easy weeknight meals. Call or e-mail Karen to register by 10/8 at 518-765-3552 or email: kem18@cornell.edu. Cost $5.00. Please send checks to address at the right.

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kids cooking

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Interested in Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes? Join our hands on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County for 6 lessons, receive a free cookbook and apron. Children 4 and up are welcome! For more information / register, call Felisha Chandler 518 522-3442. Space is...

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In your garden

Preparing the Garden for Winter

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

For more information contact Jess Holmes at 518-623-3291.

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Farmland in Dryden NY

Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:Tuesday, October 15th — How to Mar...

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Hiking for strong families

The Strengthening Families Program - Just for Parents/Caregivers!

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

We explore a variety of topics, including effective parenting strategies, showing love and setting limits, managing stress, handling peer pressure and/or bullying, and setting goals/working towards a positive future. Dinner/lunch is provided at each workshop, and bus passes are available for tran...

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notebook, computer, phone, cup of coffee; desk

QuickBooks for Farmers and Growers

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

We'll review: basic accounting concepts and reports, how to set up a chart of accounts to fit your operation, invoicing and cash receipts, recording and paying purchases and expenses, reconciling accounts, production and analysis of financial statements. Know how much money your business makes wi...

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Peeling Paint

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained & certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration forms ...

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canning jars

Pressure Canning Meats, Beans and Soups

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Learn how to safely preserve these low-acid foods using a Pressure Canner. We will go over the essential food safety concepts and techniques for using this processing method with the different types of canners on the market. Call or e-mail Karen to register by 10/15 at 518-765-3552 or email: kem1...

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No-Bake Dog Treats

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Come and make some delicious and healthy no-bake treats for your furry friend. During this class, you will make several different no-bake dog treats that are not only safe for doggie consumption, but can also double as people snacks. To register call 518-743-2238.

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peeling paint on the side of a house

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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Hiking for strong families

The Strengthening Families Program - Just for Parents/Caregivers!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

We explore a variety of topics, including effective parenting strategies, showing love and setting limits, managing stress, handling peer pressure and/or bullying, and setting goals/working towards a positive future. Dinner/lunch is provided at each workshop, and bus passes are available for tran...

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notebook, computer, phone, cup of coffee; desk

QuickBooks for Farmers and Growers

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

We'll review: basic accounting concepts and reports, how to set up a chart of accounts to fit your operation, invoicing and cash receipts, recording and paying purchases and expenses, reconciling accounts, production and analysis of financial statements. Know how much money your business makes wi...

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Logging

Game of Logging Level 1

Thursday, October 24, 2019

This course will focus on introducing the participant to open face felling and to develop techniques to safely fall a tree. Topics include: personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength...

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Logging

Game of Logging Level 2

Friday, October 25, 2019

This course will focus on maximizing chainsaw performance through basic maintenance, carburetor setting, and filing techniques. Liming and bucking techniques will be introduced, springpole cutting is covered and more felling is practiced. Participants need to bring safety equipment (hard hat/shie...

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peeling paint on the side of a house

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration fo...

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Lead Paint peeling

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Monday, October 28, 2019

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration forms ca...

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For Healthy Livestock

2nd Annual Fall Round-Up Grazier Meeting - Livestock Culling Decisions, Managing Soil Health & Lessons Learned from Starting Up a Diverse Livestock Farm

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

CCE Livestock Educator Ashley Pierce will discuss culling decisions to make efficient use of winter feed and labor. CCE Agronomy Educator Aaron Gabriel will demonstrate the benefits of healthy soils and how to improve your soils. Sheep, goats, and beef cattle are raised, value-added and retailed ...

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peeling paint on the side of a house

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration fo...

Read more

kids cooking

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Interested in Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes? Join our hands on cooking class at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County for 6 lessons, receive a free cookbook and apron. Children 4 and up are welcome! For more information / register, call Felisha Chandler 518 522-3442. Space is...

Read more

Farmland in Dryden NY

Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:Tuesday, October 15th — How to Mar...

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Farmland in Dryden NY

Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:Tuesday, October 15th — How to Mar...

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Anger Management

Thursday, August 22, 2019

This is a 12-week anger management course being taught by a Certified Anger Management Specialist-1. The course utilizes the evidenced-based and nationally recognized What’s Good About Anger? curriculum. Participants will receive a copy of the What’s Good About Anger? Fourth Edition and a certif...

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Farmland in Dryden NY

Farmland for a New Generation — Ask the Experts

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

This workshop series is designed to bring farmland owners and farmland seekers together to network and learn. These workshops will be available in-person with guest speakers, facilitated discussions and time for networking. The dates and topics being covered are:Tuesday, October 15th — How to Mar...

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