Paw Paw Tasting Tour

Visit the largest area paw paw orchard in NYS for a tasting tour on Thursday October 8.

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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!

Ithaca community gardens

Skill Sharing Sessions

Free gardening skill share at the Ithaca Community Gardens on the fourth Thursday and second Saturday of each month. Times and topics change.

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Aarp driver safety

Safe Driver Class

AARP's “Smart Driver” class is offered next on Wednesday & Thursday, 10/21 & 10/22 from 1:00-4:30PM OR 11/4 & 11/5 from 9AM-12:30PM. Suitable for drivers of all ages. $20 for AARP Members; $25 for all others.

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Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.

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Worms from coffee compost pile

Compost with Worms

Learn how worms can dispose of food scraps while making rich garden compost, at this workshop on Saturday Oct. 17th. $10/household includes worms & bin.

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4-H Acres Renovations

Your support will help us add new flooring in the pole barn, makes some nature trail repairs, get a new sign, and improve the lighting in several areas. Find out how you can help!

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Last updated October 8, 2015