Container Gardening

Got limited space? Learn how to grow all kinds of vegetables and herbs in a range of containers in our "Creative Container Gardening" class on Tuesday 5/26 from 6:30-8:30pm. Register online. $Fee.

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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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2015 Guide to Local Foods

Download our up-to-date guide listing a wide range of local foods and producers in Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins Counties.

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2015 Vegetable Varieties

Find out what vegetable varieties Cornell suggests will be well adapted for New York State home garden use.

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Cornell Chicken BBQ

Find Dr. Bob Baker's famous "Cornell BBQ Sauce" recipe here, get tips on broiling, and find guidelines for having a food-safe barbeque, here on our site.

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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.

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This 6-class breastfeeding series is FREE for moms with limited incomes, and just $30 for others. Meets Mondays 10AM-11:30AM or 5-6:30PM. Start any time but call today!

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Dye Plants in the Garden

Learn about natural dyes that can be made from a variety of wild and cultivated plants at this class at CCE Tompkins on Tuesday, June 2.

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Last updated May 21, 2015