CCE-Tompkins is unique among local organizations in offering a continuum of education and resources that enable it to address a food systems issues in a holistic way. By working at a food-system level, we can more effectively respond to cross-cutting needs such as food safety, food access, local agriculture and community infrastructure. We offer resources for farmers, and consumers, to help strengthen our local and regional food systems.
Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.
"Before We Eat: From Farm to Table" is the book selection for 2018 Ag Literacy Week, March 19-23. You can volunteer to read to 2nd graders in a local classroom, here...
Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2018!
Interested in growing industrial hemp on your farm? Here are detailed resources compiled by Cornell on all aspects of industrial hemp culture in New York State.
The Meat Suite is a website designed by Cooperative Extension educators to help consumers find locally produced, high quality meats to purchase in bulk.
This 58-page guide from the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School covers how to use energy efficiency, biomass and renewable energy on your farm.
Last updated January 29, 2018