Learn to Can!
Our 2-part "Learn to Can" class on 7/10 and 7/17 covers safe methods for boiling water and pressure canning. $30 for the series. Call today!
Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips! In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Tompkins Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!
Learn how to save seed from your own vegetable garden plants in this workshop on Tuesday, July 15th. Cost is $5-$10/person self-dertermined sliding scale.
Help create a community that is supportive of all families, every 3rd Thursday at 8:15 am at CCE-Tompkins in Ithaca! Monthly meetings focus on family-centered services, collaborations and policy issues.
This public meeting on Thursday, July 17th will share water quality monitoring results of Cayuga Lake and the tributary streams, with a focus on phosphorus sources and impacts.
Learn to set up & manage a compost bin -- and more! -- at these FREE classes, 11AM-12PM. on the last Saturday of the month, June to October, southwest side of the Ithaca Farmers' Market.
This workshop on July 31 will cover how to freeze fruits & vegetables to get the best results, and how to dry fruits, vegetables, and meat jerky safely at home. $15/person.
Our Board of Directors meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca . Meetings usually run from 5:00-7:00pm and are open to the public.
This FREE Consumer Issues program on Thursday 8/14 will address how to avoid and resolve problems with car purchases and repairs. Stay and discuss unresolved consumer issues.
Spend Saturday, August 9th on a working dairy farm, and learn why agriculture is so important in Tompkins County! There's lots to see and do for the whole family! Hay rides, pet a calf, visit the milking parlor, and more!