WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
October 25 & 26
DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR
August 12-17, Delaware County Fair Grounds, Walton
Check out the attached schedule of events from the 4-H, Human Ecology and Agriculture departments of Cooperative Extension.
Lot’s of events, animal shows and hands-on demonstrations happening all week.
Garden to Table
Growing & Preserving Herbs & Local Foods
August 9, 2:15pm-4:15pm
4-C Camp, 2420 Arbor Hill Rd, Delhi, NY 13753
When your garden overflows with fresh produce and the farmers’ market explodes into rows of brilliantly colored fruits and vegetables, it’s time to join in the flavorful tradition of preserving good food. Learn how to grow, harvest and preserve herbs and can a jar of salsa with herbs using a water bath canner. Jeanne Darling and Amy VanAlstyne from Cornell Cooperative Extension in Delaware County will teach this class.
Registration: To register for Garden to Table – Growing & Preserving Herbs and Local Food, send $10.00 to Cornell Cooperative Extension, 34570 State Highway 10, Suite 2, Hamden, NY 13782 or call 607-865-6531 to pay by credit card. Registration for the class may need to be limited due to size of teaching facility.
WALTON & DEPOSIT FARMERS’ MARKETS
Walton – Veterans Plaza, 181 Delaware St., Every Friday, July-September, 10:00am-2:00pm
Deposit – 1st United Methodist Church, 107 Second St., Thursdays, August 15 & September 19 only, 10:00am – 2:00pm
WIC clients and senior citizens may redeem Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons at these locations.
Fruit & vegetable prescription program bucks also redeemed at these locations.
Interested in being a vendor at either location? Contact CCE at 607-865-6531.
18th Annual 4-H Golf Tournament
Friday, September 13, 8:00am-2:00pm
The 18th annual 4-H Golf Tournament tees off on Friday, September 13th at the Delhi College Golf Course. Proceeds generated by the tournament will support youth development activities in Delaware County.
Sponsors for the tournament are needed. Levels of sponsorship are: patron $340 (full page ad in program, sign on green, free foursome), Green $100 (sign at green, name in program), Cart $50 (sign on cart, name in program), Individual $25 (name in program) and team prizes and door prizes are always welcome! All sponsors will be listed in our press releases and on our website.
Plan a day with a team of family/friends and enjoy the fall foliage at the Delhi College Golf Course while supporting our youth in Delaware County. All entry forms and fees must be received at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, 34570 St Hwy 10, Suite 2, Hamden, NY 13782 no later than September 4th. To receive an entry form or to be a tournament sponsor call: 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
FAMILY FARM DAY
August 24, 2019
Once again farmers in Schoharie, Otsego, and Delaware Counties may welcome visitors to their farms during the 7th Annual Family Farm Day (FFD), Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 9:00am-5:00pm. FFD is a signature agritourism event that engages farms, restaurants, local ag businesses, tourists, and visitors throughout the tri-county region. Farms eligible to participate have an opportunity to showcase their farm while introducing visitors to diverse, high-quality products that generate farm-gate sales and build long-term customer relationships.
Go to: FamilyFarmDay.org for the Farm Guide.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.