Free Compost Class!

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens on Saturday, 8/27 at 12:30pm for this FREE "Compost with Confidence" class. Learn the basics of setting up your bin and getting started AND special topic how to compost indoors!

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Coping with Drought

Prolonged drought affects the growth and appearance of crops and lawns, and more. Visit our resources for more information on drought topics related to you.

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Bush Honeysuckle

We get a lot of calls this time of year about these bushes with bright red berries. Do you have Bush Honeysuckle in your yard? Learn where it came from and how to control it, here!

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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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FREE Kids Cooking Demo!

Join us at Ithaca Farmers' Market on August 25 as we prepare & sample FRESH SALSA! All ingredients will be fresh from the Market and gluten, dairy and nut free!

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Plant Sale & Presentations

From 12-4pm on August 28, our friends at CCE-Schuyler in Montour Falls will hold their Fall Plant Sale AND offer permaculture presentations in conjunction with the Permaculture Tour! Open to the public!

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Tomato Festival!

Sample heirloom tomatoes and learn to save tomato seeds at this event on Saturday September 10, 11 AM - 2 PM. $5 suggested donation.

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Breaking Up

Parents ApartĀ® is a 6-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce, or who are parenting separately. Next classes: Sept. 12 & 19.

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Family Resources

Tompkins Families is a community-based effort to connect parents and families in the rural towns of Dryden, Groton, & Newfield to create supportive environments for all families!

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Coping with Drought

Prolonged drought affects the growth and appearance of crops and lawns, and more. Visit our resources for more information on drought topics related to you.

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Last updated August 25, 2016