Free Compost Class on Saturday!

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens on Saturday, August 26 at 12:30pm for this FREE "Compost with Confidence" class. Learn whether your compost is done, and how to use it!

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The Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) supports community members to grow as leaders through an 8-session leadership development course. Apply by 1/31 to join the next group!

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Green Building Tour

Visit about a dozen homes that feature renewable energy and/or eco-friendly building practices, open to the public for this one-day event, Saturday, Sept. 30, 10am-4pm. $5 suggested donation.

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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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We currently have openings in 4-H in Dryden Rural Youth Services, and for (2) Web Developers. You'll find the details on applying here...

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Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm one Saturday per month from June-Oct for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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Natural Leaders Group

NLI is now accepting nominations for its 8-session leadership development course starting on Sept. 12, 5:30-8pm. Runs 7 Tuesdays through January 2018. Free to participants. Apply now!

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Tenant/Landlord Issues

In this free event on 9/14, a NY State Attorney General's Office representative will discuss leases, security deposits, repairs, evictions and avoiding or resolving tenant-landlord disputes. Come early for a good seat!

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Tomato Festival!

Sample heirloom tomatoes and learn to save tomato seeds at this event on Sunday September 17, 11 AM - 2 PM. $5 suggested donation.

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Community Café

Learn how to host a successful Community Café, and become a leader for stronger families in our community. Training offered on 9/22 or 11/3. FREE for Tompkins County residents! Register online.

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Last updated August 22, 2017