Cornell Chicken BBQ

Find Dr. Bob Baker's famous "Cornell BBQ Sauce" recipe here, get tips on broiling, and find guidelines for having a food-safe barbeque, here on our site.

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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!

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Independence Day Market

Stop by Press Bay on Thursday July 2nd for a special holiday farmers' market and do your shopping for the long weekend--there will be locally raised meat, poultry, produce, beverages, baked goods, sweets, and more!

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Fresh Local Raspberries!

July is the time for fresh raspberries in the Finger Lakes. You can find a list of the local U-Pick raspberry farms on our site.

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Diseases of Tomato Plants, Thursday July 9

Learn to identify and manage tomato plant diseases like late blight at this class on Thursday, July 9. $5-$10 self-determined sliding scale

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Seed-To-Table Experience

Now taking registrations for a week-long session August 24-30 for youth aged 8-18. Take a hands-on culinary journey through our vibrant local food shed. Fee$; scholarships available.

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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2015 Guide to Local Foods

Download our up-to-date guide listing a wide range of local foods and producers in Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins Counties.

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Last updated July 1, 2015