WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Holiday Wreath Workshop
Saturday, December 7
Session 1: 9:00am – 11:00am; (Session 1 is full)
Session 2: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Make a classic evergreen wreath to bring warm holiday cheer to your home this season. We supply gorgeous, fresh-picked greenery, ribbons, decorations and all needed materials. Simply bring your gloves, pruners and your imagination!
Space is limited to 20 participants per session. Fee $10 per person.
To register call (607) 865-6531 or email: [email protected]
Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference
Thursday, January 9, 2020
10:00am – 3:30pm, SUNY Delhi
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Early-Bird Sessions (9:30am) – Dairy Farm Adaptability in the Region; Introduction to WAC’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program or Introduction to Small Scale Swine Production.
Pre-register by January 3 and the fee is $25.00 (includes lunch). Late registration, or at the door, is $35.00.
For more information please call 607-865-7090 or select the link below.
FARMERS’ INCOME TAX SCHOOL
Thursday, January 23rd
CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
The Farmers’ Income Tax School will be held on Thursday, January 23rd (snow date January 30th) at 1:00 p.m. at the Delaware County Resource Center in Hamden. Registration will begin at 12:45. Cost is $5.00 per farm for members, $10 per farm for non-members.
This year the school will highlight: Federal and State updates, new legislation, credits, update in social security, capital gain, sec. 179 changes, depreciation enhancements, NYS highlights, and much more. We will also lead you through a typical tax return. Bring your questions and we will do our best to give you the answers you need. Tax forms will be available.
Presenters will be Mariane Kiraly, Extension Resource Educator and Sandy Whittaker, Tax Practitioner.
Register by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected] so we have adequate handouts available.
Catch Me Cooking!
Grand Gorge Civic Center– November 7, 21; December 5, 19 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Father Rausch Hall, Hancock – November 5,12,19 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Worcester School-November 6,20; December 4 – 5:30pm-7:00pm
Unatego Middle School – November 7,14; December 5 – 5:30pm-7:00pm
Sidney High School, November 18,25; December 9, 16 – 5:30pm-7:00pm
A hands-on culinary and nutrition series for FAMILIES.
6 Sessions include: Cooking dinner and eating together; Nutrition; Knife & safe food handling skills; Cooking skills & techniques; FREE cooking utensil; FREE cookbook
To register: Contact CCE at 607-865-6531 or [email protected]
FARMERS’ MARKET MANAGER CERTIFICATION
Webinar Schedule – 9 Sessions
(November 15, 21; December 5,11; January 8,17,28; February 4, 19)
The FMM PRO course is a professional certification program for farmers market managers. The program teaches all aspects of running a farmers market. Managers use the program to ensure their markets are operating at top efficiency; ensure their partners, collaborators and funders that they have the skills needed to operate a successful market; and encourages investment in a market and their manager to support a professionally run market.
All webinars are scheduled for Noon to 1:30pm and they are free to participate, but registration is required. See attached link for webinar schedule.
Once the updated sessions are added to the online curriculum, each participant will receive a link to the online program to register for the full course.
4-H PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
Friday, February 7, 5:00pm-8:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Saturday, February 8, 9:00am-1:00pm, CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Deposit location & date coming soon.
To register, please contact the Extension office: [email protected]; 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.