WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Apply to Attend Youth Climate Summit
Tues & Wed, October 9-10, 2018
(overnight stay at Frost Valley included)
Students can apply now to attend a 2-day conference at Frost Valley YMCA to learn about climate change and leading climate actions in their school and community.
COST: Free for students + advisor
FIRST APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 15
ON-LINE APPLICATION LINK: HERE
For more information or to register for this free training call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-865-6531 or email [email protected]
Manage Your Risk in an Agritourism Business
Begins: September 28th, 10:00am-2:30pm
Bringing visitors to your farm can create new income streams as trends indicate that nature and agricultural tourism is on the rise the Catskills region. Agritourism can also be a source of risk to the farm business. Five seminars will teach how to manage risk followed by a panel of successful agritourism operators. In-between each seminar, participants will build on their knowledge to develop their own risk management plan. The five areas of risk that will be presented are: legal, marketing, human resource, financial and weather/production risks. This 5-county program will be offered simultaneously in Delaware (the host county), Otsego/Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster via Zoom technology. The program is sponsored by the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education agency and the five Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations.
There is no fee to attend and participants may bring their own lunch. Snacks and beverages provided.
For more information contact Mariane Kiraly, Senior Resource Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-865-6531
17th Annual 4-H Golf Tournament
Friday, September 14, 8:00am-1:00pm
Delhi College Golf Course
The 4-H Program is the youth development program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Delaware County which links the resources of Cornell University to young people. Funding is primarily directed to program initiatives.
Would you like to become a Sponsor? Or have a 4-person Captain & Crew team?
Contact Kathy at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
Check out the attached flyer for more information.
Marketing Strategies for Women in Agri-Business
September 21, 9:00am-3:30pm
Camp Shankitunk, 2420 Arbor Hill Rd, Delhi
Take your marketing program to the next level.
9am – Laura Biasillo – Direct marketing & more.
10am – Kristan Morley – Exploring upstate/downstate connections; Pure Catskill branding.
11am – Connie Snyder – Create & grow your brand
Noon – Lunch
1pm – Dr. Jason Evans – Assessing the current marketplace
Admission is Free but advance registration is required by calling 607-865-6531.
Game of Logging Chainsaw Safety Training Class – Level 1
September 7, 2018 – Delaware County
Downsville Fire Dept, 15166 State Hwy 30, Downsville, NY 13755
To Register: email:or call: 800-343-7527
SIDNEY, WALTON & DEPOSIT
2018 FARMERS’ MARKETS
Sidney – Video Entertainment Lot, Main Street
Every other Tuesday: July 10, 24, Aug 7, 21 and Sept 4, 18, 10am-2pm
Walton – Veterans Plaza, Delaware Street
Every other Friday: July 6, 20; Aug 3, 17, 31 and Sept 14, 28, 10am – 2pm
Deposit – 1st United Methodist Church, 107 Second Street
Thursday, August 16 & September 20, 10am -2pm
WIC clients and senior citizens may redeem Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons at the above sites. WIC Fruit & Vegetable checks also accepted.
October 19 & 20, 2018
Register online through October 15 at:
Phone registration: October 1-15 ONLY
(607) 865-6474 from 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri
Questions? email: [email protected]
Find full details at: CleanSweepDelaware.eventbrite.com
about what to bring and what to drop off early at the Solid Waste Management Facility.
This Community Collection Day is open to NYC Watershed farmers and Delaware County residents and businesses.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.