Savor the Finger Lakes Benefit

Celebrate summer's bounty on scenic Cayuga Lake with regional chefs, brewers and cider makers, Thursday Sept. 3rd at Steamboat Landing. Advance tickets now on sale! Proceeds benefit Healthy Food For All CSA program.

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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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C'mon Down!

Our Board meets at 5pm on the first Thursday of each month and we welcome your presence and participation!

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Open Burning

Open burning regulations prohibit burning across New York State with only a few exceptions. Be sure you know the law before you burn!

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Tomato Festival!

Sample heirloom tomatoes and learn to save tomato seeds at this event on Sunday, September 13, 11 am - 2 pm.

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It's apple season!

You can find a list of local U-Pick apple farms on our site.

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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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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Last updated August 31, 2015