Winter Weather

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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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!


Private Wells

Learn how to maintain and protect your private drinking water well at this FREE program in Newfield on March 11th. Participants receive a $5 discount coupon for a coliform test.

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Annual CSA Fair

Learn about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) at this FREE CSA fair on Saturday, March 14th. Meet the farmers, find out what CSA options are available.

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Beginning Seed Starting

Learn how to start seeds for your home garden, and how to construct a simple PVC light stand for seed starting in this workshop. NEW DATE: Monday March 16 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

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This 6-class breastfeeding series is FREE for moms with limited incomes, and just $30 for others. Meets Tuesdays 10-11:30AM. Start any time but call today!

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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.

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Last updated March 6, 2015