Pasture at Lew-Lin Farm, Dryden NY
Image by Sandy Repp

Dairy cows in pasture, Dryden NY

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Find lists of local producers here on our site!

hay field in Ulysses NY
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Haying in Ulysses

corn field in winter
Image by Sandy Repp

Crows in a cornfield, winter


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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Seed Money for the Future

This new fund will support innovative projects in agriculture and horticulture, in honor of Monika Roth, retiring Ag Issue Leader at CCE-Tompkins.

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Press Bay Easter ham and lamb market

Spring Holiday Market

Come down to Press Bay Alley & Court on Thursday, April 18 from 4:30-7:30pm for our spring "ham & lamb" holiday farmers' market.

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SCNY Ag Team

Our South Central NY Agriculture Program serves farmers and rural landowners in Chemung, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins and Schuyler Counties.

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Glyphosate Alternatives

This fact sheet offers professionals and homeowners a range of alternatives to glyphosate use in landscapes.

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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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Annual Reports

Our latest annual report for 2018 is now available online. Visit our Annual Reports page to follow our progress from past years.

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Monika Roth
Agriculture Specialist (Part-Time)
(607) 272-2292 ext. 126

Last updated April 16, 2019