June is strawberry month in the Finger Lakes! Find local U-pick farms that offer delicious berries for fresh eating, freezing or jam-making!
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!
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.
Recycle your plastic garden pots, nursery pots, trays and cell packs, AND empty unbroken glass canning jars, on Thursday-Tuesday, June 20-25. Take away what you can use. Only clean pots in good condition will be accepted!
Learn to make cooked strawberry jam & freezer jam in this hands-on class, Offered on June 20th. $15/person. Call today!
Farmers can help update the Tompkins County Ag & Farmland Protection Plan at this series of focus groups. Foresters and maple producers will gather at CCE-Tompkins on June 4th at 7:30pm.
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.
Find out what vegetables you can still plant in Tompkins County from June 10 to September 10 and still harvest before frost! There are more than you might think!
Up to 30% of deer ticks in our area carry Lyme Disease. Learn how to prevent tick bites, remove ticks correctly, and reduce ticks in your yard and on your animals.
"Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World" is a FREE 8-week series at GIAC that covers how to use the 5 communication skills to talk with your child(ren). On Tuesday nights from 6-8pm, July 2-August 20th.
This 2-part canning series on July 9th and 16th will cover boiling water bath AND pressure canning! $30 for both classes. Space is limited, call today to sign up!