URO Fundraiser!

A very special evening of spoken word, song, music & dance with GREAT local talent at GIAC on Friday April 19, 6-8pm will raise funds to support URO's important reentry work. $10/person. Buy tickets/t-shirts online!

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graphic for Bars of Injustice event

No-Till Gardening

Learn a variety of no-dig techniques, including broad forking, lazy beds and using raised beds to improve soil quality and reducing the need to weed, in this workshop on Wednesday, April 24th. Fee$

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Young soybean plants thrive in the residue of a wheat crop. This form of no till farming provides good protection for the soil from erosion and helps retain moisture for the new crop.

4-H Duck Race

Sunday, April 28th is a day of FAMILY FUN that raises $$$ for 4-H in Tompkins County! See 3400 rubber ducks race down Cascadilla Creek! Buy your duck chances online, here...

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2008 4-H Rubber Duck Race, Ithaca NY

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!

graphic for Bars of Injustice event

URO Fundraiser!

A very special evening of spoken word, song, music & dance at GIAC on Friday April 19, 6-8pm will raise funds to support URO's important reentry work. $10/person.

Read more

making a pruning cut with hand pruners

Training & Pruning Trees

Join local tree pruning professionals on Monday, 4/22 at 7pm for "Training & Pruning Trees." $7-$15 (self determined sliding scale) fee per class, Free for Citizen Pruner Volunteers and open to the public.

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Young soybean plants thrive in the residue of a wheat crop. This form of no till farming provides good protection for the soil from erosion and helps retain moisture for the new crop.

No-Till Gardening

Learn a variety of no-dig techniques, including broad forking, lazy beds and using raised beds to improve soil quality and reducing the need to weed, in this workshop on Wednesday, April 24th. Fee$

Read more

baby and book

Story Time!

This FREE story/play time for children aged 0-to-4 and their caregivers meets at 8:30-9:30am at Enfield Elementary on 4/11 & 4/25! Alternate Thursdays through May!

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Drive Electric Earth Day Ithaca

Drive Electric Earth Day

Ride-and-drive an electric vehicle at this event, Saturday 4/27 at Maguire Chevrolet on Cinema Drive. Stop and say "hi" at the CCE-Tompkins table!

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graphic for climatewise gardening fair

Climate-Wise Gardening

This FREE "Earthkeeping Fair" on Saturday, April 27 at Boynton Middle School features over 30 groups with exhibits, demonstrations, talks, films and MORE!

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Last updated April 19, 2019