Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County
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!
Seniors are invited to learn all about how to get around using the TCAT buses at this FREE session on 3/11 at Juniper Manor in Trumansburg. Call Lifelong Learning to sign up at 273-1511.
This class on March 11th will prepare you to start saving your own seeds this summer. Learn the difference between open pollinated and hybrid varieties, what types of seeds are easiest to save, and more! $5-$10/person, self-determined sliding scale.
Making wise insurance choices is the focus of this FREE program with Mike Danaher of the New York State Attorney General's Office on 3/13. After a brief presentation, Mr. Danaher will consult with individuals on unresolved consumer problems.
This class on 3/13 with Sapsquatch founder Josh Dolan will explore the history, lore and current state of the maple industry in the US and Canada. $5-$20/person self-determined sliding scale, please call to preregister.
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 workshop is March 17th!
Beautification Brigade volunteers take care of public flower plantings in Ithaca. Have fun, learn gardening techniques, and help keep Ithaca gorgeous. FREE trainings on NEW DATES: 3/18 & 3/27.
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper at All Saints Church on Friday March 21st before the annual Lansing HS Brawl for the Ball. Proceeds benefit our Lansing Youth Programs!
See how one family is using row covers and a hoop house to keep their vegetable garden going all winter long, on this Kitchen Garden Tour, Saturday March. 23, in south Lansing/Groton. Call for details and to sign up!
Spring Into Gardening! is a 1-day event on Saturday, March 29 that will feature 12 different workshops for gardeners. Cost is $8 per class or $25 for 4 classes.