Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY
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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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Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Learn about a new initiative to grow Chinese medicinal herbs in NYS at this presentation on Monday, March 13 at 6pm at the Tompkins County Public Library.

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Groundswell Series

‚ÄčThis 5-session course is for people in the early stages of developing a farm or food business. Meets Tuesdays 6-9pm, starting January 24. $150/person, scholarships are available.

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2017 Vegetable Varieties

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 2017!

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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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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 Wednesday, March 15th.

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Winter Weather Safety

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.

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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 January 6, 2017