Introduction to Permaculture

Join Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres for one of our most popular classes, an introduction to the basic concepts of permaculture, Wednesday February 24, 6:30-8:30pm. Register online, $5-$10/person sliding scale.

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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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Learn about job opportunities and internships that are available with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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Breaking Up

Parents Apart® 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 class is Saturday, February 13.

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Diverse Leadership

From Scarcity to Abundance: Cultivating Diverse Leadership ... is a 5-workshop organizational development series for those working on "sustainability" issues. Meets on 5 Thursdays, Feb. 25–June 23,9:00am–4:00pm each day

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2016 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2016!

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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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Toy Recall

KHS America has recalled their Monkey Glockenspiel toy sold from January to September 2015 for lead content in the pink key. See full details here.

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Last updated February 10, 2016