WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
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Cornell Cooperative Extension Statewide Mission

The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

How can being a member benefit YOU?
  • You’ll have a direct connection to upcoming programs, resources, and more
  • Educators that can answer your questions.
  • Programs ranging from one-on-one visits to small workshops and conferences.
  • Partnerships to offer training and certification opportunities.
  • Trust – CCE has been serving Delaware County for more than 100 years!

 

SUMMER MEAL SITES

Your child can enjoy a delicious, healthy meal with friends at a summer meal site. Kids age 18 and under eat free. Some sites also offer games, crafts, and activities that will keep kids of all ages engaged and active.
Visit:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
or call: 866-348-6479
to find a location near you.

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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]

FFD 2018
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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.

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DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR

August 13-18

Delaware County Fair Grounds, Walton

For a copy of the complete schedule for Delaware County Cooperative Extension events see above.

Daily photos from the Delaware County Fair:

Sunday & Monday Photos

Tuesday Photos

Wednesday Photos

Thursday Photos

Friday Photos

Saturday Photos

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GROWING & PRESERVING LOCAL FOOD

Friday, August 10, 2018, 2:15pm-4:15pm

4-C Adult Camp, Camp Shankitunk, Delhi

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.   Plant a container of vegetables for your patio and learn how to freeze greens and can a jar of salsa.

Fee:  $10.00.  Register by calling:  607-865-6531

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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.

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BREASTFEEDING STATION AT THE FAIR

The Breastfeeding Station, in its 9th year at the Delaware County Fair, has been significantly appreciated by nursing mothers. The room is a clean, comfortable and private environment to breast feed their babies. Moms no longer need to stand in a bathroom stall or return to their car to nurse their child. The room enables families to enjoy their visit to the Fair.
The Breastfeeding Station is located on Tweedie Blvd. and Fairway Street. Directions are also available at the Fair Secretary’s Office. For any additional information please contact the CCE Rural Healthcare Alliance at 607-865-6531.

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Sat 18

Delaware County Fair

August 13 - August 18
Sat 18

4-H Livestock Auction

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 21

Sidney Farmers’ Market

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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DROUGHT

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.

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FLOODING

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding flooding.

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WINTER STORMS

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.

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