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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Holiday Market

Stop by Press Bay on December 21 from 4:30-7:30PM for a special farmers' market with great veggies, locally raised meat, cider, baked goods, sweets, gifts, and more. Don't miss it!

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Groundswell Workshop

Monika Roth and Matt LeRoux will be among instructors for Groundswell's 5th Annual Farm Business Planning workshop series, on Tuesdays, Jan. 9 - March 6, 2018. Fee.

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2018 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 2018!

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Growing Hemp

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.

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Meat Suite

The Meat Suite is a website designed by Cooperative Extension educators to help consumers find locally produced, high quality meats to purchase in bulk.

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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 December 12, 2017