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.
Join us at Ithaca's Tractor Supply Co. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 10am-3pm for giant pumpkin weigh-in & awards, chicken BBQ, live animal display, fun activities & MORE!
Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres will demonstrate techniques for propagating edible tree species, at this workshop on Wednesday October 25. Sign up online.
Learn about the grant opportunities for farmers at this FREE informational workshop for farmers at Candor Fire Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30-8:00pm.
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 new fund will support innovative projects in agriculture and horticulture, in honor of Monika Roth, retiring Ag Issue Leader at CCE-Tompkins.
Last updated October 8, 2018