Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY
Image by Sandy Repp

Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY

Find lists of local producers here on our site!

Find lists of local producers here on our site!

Haying in Ulysses
Image by Sandy Repp

Haying in Ulysses

Crows in a cornfield, winter
Image by Sandy Repp

Crows in a cornfield, winter

Agriculture

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.

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Spring Holiday Market

Celebrate Spring with a brand new holiday market at Press Bay Alley on April 6th. Support beginning farmers within the first 10 years of their career, and take home fresh veggies, meat, baked goods, gifts, and more.

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Commercial Production of Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Join us on Monday, April 10 at Tompkins Public Library for this presentation on efforts to form a farmers' cooperative in NYS to produce Chinese medicinal herbs. commercially. $5-$10 self-determined fee.

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Buying Local Meat in Bulk

Buying locally-raised meat in bulk is easier and more affordable than you might think, Get all the details in this FREE workshop on Thursday, April 13th.

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Indigenous American Cropping Systems

Jane Mt. Pleasant will give a presentation on indigenous farming in the Northeast at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 26.

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Farm To Plate Conference

Register now for this conference on May 11-13, which will bring together people from multiple sectors of the community to collectively develop strategies towards creating resilience in the local food system.

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Farm Energy Issues

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.

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Contact

Monika Roth
Agriculture Issue Leader; SCNY Regional Ag Team member
mr55@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 126

Last updated April 4, 2017