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]
Family Farm Day
August 25, 10:00am-4:00pm
Family Farm Day provides a unique opportunity to discover so much of what our local agriculture has to offer. Fifty-five farms across three counties invite you to discover their brand of farming.
For more information and list of farms participating, go to:
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.
DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR
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:
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
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.
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.
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.