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Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Monday, January 20, 2020

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts, understand food labels, and choose healthy meals when eating out. For more information contact Diane Whitten, MS Nutrition Educator 518-885-8995. To register call 518-371-8622.

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Part-Time Farmer Tax School

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NOTE: Class will be held in two locations. When it comes to taxes, do you have any of these questions? How much farm income do I need to make in order to be able to deduct it on my taxes? What tax related form(s) do I need to complete? What, if any, tax management strategy should I have for my fa...

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Lead Paint peeling

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

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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. Registration forms can be found on CCE Albany County’s website at http://www.cceal...

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Financial Empowerment for Families

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Join us for an interactive program for parents/caregivers and youth (grades K - 5). Childcare will be provided for younger kids. Topics covered: Maximizing your budget; Stretching tax refund dollars; Planning for the unexpected. Advanced registration is required by January 9th. To register contac...

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Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts, understand food labels, and choose healthy meals when eating out. For more information contact Diane Whitten, MS Nutrition Educator 518-885-8995. To register call 518-584-7860.

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Twelfth Annual Winter Green-Up Grazing Conference

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Come join us at our twelfth Winter Green-Up, the Capital District’s original grazing conference!  Hear talks from grazing experts, get to know other farmers and enjoy a buffet luncheon featuring local, grass-fed meats. Cost is $80/person for adults, $60/person for ages 12-18 if registered an...

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Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Monday, January 27, 2020

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts, understand food labels, and choose healthy meals when eating out. For more information contact Diane Whitten, MS Nutrition Educator 518-885-8995. To register call 518-371-8622.

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Grant Webinar for Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Monday, January 27, 2020

Are you curious about what grants are available to help your farm business? To help disseminate information on grants on a consistent basis, ENYCH is offering a "current grants" webinar on the last Monday of every month at 4:00pm. Each month's webinar focuses on one grant. To register online go...

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Financial Empowerment for Families

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Join us for an interactive program for parents/caregivers and youth (grades K - 5). Childcare will be provided for younger kids. Topics covered: Maximizing your budget; Stretching tax refund dollars; Planning for the unexpected. Advanced registration is required by January 9th. To register contac...

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Money Stretching

Making Ends Meeting

Thursday, January 30, 2020

For more information about this program contact Roxanne Westcott at rmw38@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881.

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Dairy Forage Options for Marginally Drained Land

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Agenda Assessing your soil's crop capabilities Tile and soil health as options to improve crop growth and reduce riskWhat crops that are appropriate for my land resources?The concept of Core AcresAlternative management strategiesTiming of plantingTillageManure spreadingPresenters: Joe L...

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Peeling Paint

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

Thursday, January 30, 2020

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. Registration forms can be found on CCE Albany County’s website at http://www...

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Adirondack Guides

4-H Adirondack Guide Orientation

Thursday, January 30, 2020

This program is a combination of outdoor education skills like camping, canoeing, map & compass and knot tying with environmental education like plant, wildlife, fish, and bird identification. Youth 12 and over participate in 2-3 camping trips, which are either one night or two night trips to Ad...

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Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Learn how to plan delicious meals including desserts, understand food labels, and choose healthy meals when eating out. For more information contact Diane Whitten, MS Nutrition Educator 518-885-8995. To register call 518-584-7860.

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4-H NYS Shooting Sports

4-H Shooting Sports - Southern Program

Saturday, February 1, 2020

4-H Shooting Sports is open to all youth ages 12-18 who are interested in firearm safety and environmental conservation. The program features demonstrations, hands-on activities, and range time over 6—8 weeks. Disciplines include Air Rifle/Pistol, Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzle-loader pl...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Monday, February 3, 2020

Join our Nutrition Educator in Gloversville for a morning of fun & learning! Eat Smart NY Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Increase your knowledge on eating healthy and being active! Regis...

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Find an Eat Smart New York nutritionist in your county to learn more about making healthy eating part of your lifestyle and how to eat healthy on a budget.

Eat Healthy On A Budget

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Ever wonder how to eat healthy on a budget? Let our nutrition educators show you how! Join us as we demonstrate how to shop, prep, and cooking a healthy meal for less than ten dollars! For more information contact April Rodd at 518-765-3555.

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4-H NYS Shooting Sports

4-H Shooting Sports - Northern Program

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

4-H Shooting Sports is open to all youth ages 12-18 who are interested in firearm safety and environmental conservation. The program features demonstrations, hands-on activi-ties, and range time over 6—8 weeks. Disciplines include Air Rifle/Pistol, Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader pl...

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Leisure time

Strengthening Families Program

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Strengthening Families Program: Youth Ages 12+ and Parents/Caregivers - Topics include: understand teenage development, common teen challenges, and how to help teens navigate their world, improve family communication with new skills and strategies, manage the challenges and stresses of peer press...

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Orange Soup

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Come and join us for warm and hearty soup, and learn about how immersion blenders make pureeing food so much easier. We will talk about the benefits of the different ingredients in the soup and of eating soup as part of a regularly healthy diet, as we prepare and then enjoy some delicious "orange...

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Eat to Stay Young: Phytochemicals, Antioxidants and Super Foods

Thursday, February 6, 2020

You have heard of them, but what are they, what do they do and how do you get them into your diet? We will prepare and sample a few tasty dishes which feature these nutritional powerhouses. Cost $5.00. Register by 2/3 with Karen at kem18@cornell.edu or call 518-765-3552. Snow date Thursday 2/20.

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Farmland Evaluation for Farm Seekers

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Learn about farmland Conservation and funding opportunities. Please RSVP via e-mail to nvf5@cornell.edu. This free event is presented by Saratoga PLAN in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. For more information, contact Michael Horn, Conservation Director, Saratoga ...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Friday, February 7, 2020

Come join our Nutrition Educator in Amsterdam for a morning of fun and learning! Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Let’s make healthy eating part of your lifestyle! For m...

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6th Annual Value-Added Grain School - Ancient Grains and Heritage Corn

Friday, February 7, 2020

Speakers from Bread Alone, Small Valley Milling, All Souls Tortilleria, and Cornell will discuss spelt, emmer, einkorn, and heritage corn—their production practices and markets.Diversify Your MarketsFriday, February 7, 2020 - 9:30am-3:45pm Pegasus Restaurant 10885 Route 9W, Coxsackie, NY$40 Pre...

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Dog treats

Treats for Your Furry Friend

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Celebrate the dogs in your life with our treat-making workshop! Participants will make several types of baked and no-bake dog treats, and will be able to bring them home to share with their furry friends. There is a $15.00 materials fee for this class, and pre-registration is required. For more ...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Monday, February 10, 2020

Join our Nutrition Educator in Gloversville for a morning of fun & learning! Eat Smart NY Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Increase your knowledge on eating healthy and being active! Regis...

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4-H Grows Here

4-H GPS Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Please contact Julie Curren for more information at 518-885-8995 or visit our website at http://ccesaratoga.org/events for updates as details are finalized.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Presentation by NYS Kinship Navigator Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension Warren County. More information, contact Roxanne Westcott at rmw38@cornell.edu or call 518-623-3291.

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Leisure time

Strengthening Families Program

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Strengthening Families Program: Youth Ages 12+ and Parents/Caregivers - Topics include: understand teenage development, common teen challenges, and how to help teens navigate their world, improve family communication with new skills and strategies, manage the challenges and stresses of peer press...

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The Farm; St. Lawrence County

Farmland Leasing

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Learn about farmland Conservation and funding opportunities. Please RSVP via e-mail to nvf5@cornell.edu. This free event is presented by Saratoga PLAN in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. For more information, contact Michael Horn, Conservation Director, Saratoga ...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Friday, February 14, 2020

Come join our Nutrition Educator in Amsterdam for a morning of fun and learning! Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Let’s make healthy eating part of your lifestyle! For m...

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Find an Eat Smart New York nutritionist in your county to learn more about making healthy eating part of your lifestyle and how to eat healthy on a budget.

Eat Healthy On A Budget

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ever wonder how to eat healthy on a budget? Let our nutrition educators show you how! Join us as we demonstrate how to shop, prep, and cooking a healthy meal for less than ten dollars! For more information contact April Rodd at 518-765-3555.

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4-H Grows Here

Electrify Your February Break: Saratoga County 4-H Cloverbud Project Day

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

For more information please contact Leland Bunting via email glb76@cornell.edu or call 518-885-8995. Must be a Saratoga County 4-H Member.

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Strengthening Families Program

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Provided by an expert team of educators from the Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Strengthening Families program is a fun, interactive workshop that allows parents/caregivers to spend special time with their children and help them to be successful in the teen years. Its goal is to empower famil...

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Adopting a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

By adopting a zero-waste or voluntary simplicity lifestyle, you not only help the environment by taking waste prevention to the max, it can also make you feel good. Simple living enables you to focus on experiences rather than things. Additionally, choosing to not purchase an item (by buying used...

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Public Presentation

4-H Public Presentation Training

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Learn the basics of presenting a blue ribbon 4-H presentation. Open to enrolled 4-H members. More information, contact Roxanne Westcott by emailing rmw38@cornell.edu or call 518-885-8995.

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Bread

Cooking with 4-H: Bread!

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Calling 4-H members who like to cook! Come and join us for a cooking workshop during February winter break, where we will make - and eat - some yummy treats! We will learn the basics of bread making, and will make some yeast-based soft pretzels and an Amish Friendship Bread starter for participan...

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Living on Less

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Learning how to spend less but still live well takes skill, determination and know-how -- but it can be done! This program will look at ways to say no to bad habits and stretch the money that you have to cover important needs and wants. Most of the ideas will be practical, everyday things that yo...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Friday, February 21, 2020

Come join our Nutrition Educator in Amsterdam for a morning of fun and learning! Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Let’s make healthy eating part of your lifestyle! For m...

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4-H Grows Here

4-H GPS Scavenger Hunt

Friday, February 21, 2020

Please contact Julie Curren for more information at 518-885-8995 or visit our website at http://ccesaratoga.org/events for updates as details are finalized.

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Heart Healthy Diets

Friday, February 21, 2020

What food should you eat or avoid eating to ensure that you are being good to your heart? In this interactive class, we will learn about the effect of diet on cardiovascular health, share some heart-healthy recipes, and sample some heart-healthy food. For more information about this program pleas...

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Saratoga Horseman’s Social

Friday, February 21, 2020

Join us for a night of networking with fellow equestrians, farriers, veterinarians, and barn owners. Cost $35.00 per person includes a Backyard BBQ meal and one drink ticket. Call 518-885-8995 to RSVP by February 8th. For more information, contact Brieanna Hughes by emailing bh548@cornell.edu

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4-H NYS Shooting Sports

4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Training

Friday, February 21, 2020

The New York, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Vermont 4-H Shooting Sports Programs’ Annual Winter Workshop certifies volunteer leaders as 4-H shooting sports instructors. The workshop features the following disciplines (based on a minimum number of participants): Pistol, Archery, Coordinato...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Monday, February 24, 2020

Join our Nutrition Educator in Gloversville for a morning of fun & learning! Eat Smart NY Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Increase your knowledge on eating healthy and being active! Regis...

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Leisure time

Strengthening Families Program

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Strengthening Families Program: Youth Ages 12+ and Parents/Caregivers - Topics include: understand teenage development, common teen challenges, and how to help teens navigate their world, improve family communication with new skills and strategies, manage the challenges and stresses of peer press...

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Eat Smart

Eat Smart New York

Friday, February 28, 2020

Come join our Nutrition Educator in Amsterdam for a morning of fun and learning! Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Let’s make healthy eating part of your lifestyle! For m...

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Leisure time

Strengthening Families Program

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Strengthening Families Program: Youth Ages 12+ and Parents/Caregivers - Topics include: understand teenage development, common teen challenges, and how to help teens navigate their world, improve family communication with new skills and strategies, manage the challenges and stresses of peer press...

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