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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2017 Ag Summit

Join us on 3/8 for presentations on Cayuga Lake TMDL, large scale & community solar, and changes in the CRP to include pastureland. For farmers/ag landowners. $10/person includes lunch.

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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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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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AgStravaganza!

Come to the Ithaca Commons on 4/1 and learn about local agriculture at this FREE, day-long family event. Exhibits, activities and fun for all!

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Annual CSA Fair

Learn about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) at this FREE CSA fair on Saturday, April 1 at The Ithaca Commons. Meet the farmers, find out what CSA options are available.

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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 February 27, 2017