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.
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.
This 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Last updated January 6, 2017