CCE Class: Winterizing Your Garden

Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a class on preparing your garden for winter on Thursday, November 9th at 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Titled Winterizing Your Garden, this class will cover protecting soil from the winter cold and spring rain, as well as how to ensure optimal nutrition and soil tilth. The class costs a self-determined […]

chicken

Cornell Small Farms Program Online Course: Poultry Production

The Cornell Small Farms Program will offer an online course on Poultry Production beginning on November 7th and running through December 12th. The course is targeted towards “. . . beginning farmers (individuals with limited or no experience with poultry rearing) seeking to learn about poultry production and the marketing, processing, and sales of poultry and […]

Forest

Cornell Small Farms Program Learn to Manage Your Woodlot Online Course

Beginning on September 25, the Cornell Small Farms Program will begin and online course on woodlot management. Led by Peter Smallidge, the course will cover topics such as forest resource assessment, firewood cutting, harvesting logs for mushroom cultivation, and support for long-term forest health. The course is for all levels of woodland owners, targeting those […]

Soil/compost
Category: The Big Picture

Troubleshooting Your Bin Class, Saturday, July 29

On Saturday, July 29, Cornell Cooperative Extension will be conducting a class in their Composting With Confidence series. Titled “Troubleshooting Your Bin”, the class covers what can go wrong with a compost bin and how to prevent or fix the situation. It will be held at the Ithaca Community Garden, located on Carpenter Circle, near […]

Category: Food & Eating

Classes: Compost with Confidence

Consider how our food grows and what happens to food waste when we’re done eating. Composting is a key step in the food chain. From CCE-TC: The Compost Education Program of Tompkins County Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce a free, monthly class series held at the Ithaca Farmers Market at Steamboat Landing. The “Compost […]

Workshop: Water as a resource in the landscape

Announcement from Wellspring Forest Farm: WATER AS A RESOURCE IN THE LANDSCAPE Come dig, plant, design, and learn how water to maximize the benefits of water on any site. Special guest visit from the excavator!  May 2 & 3, 9am – 4pm both days at Wellspring Forest Farm, Mecklenburg NY www.wellspringforestfarm.com This course is designed […]