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LEAF Junior 2019: Quilting Two-Part Class

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Quilting Workshop—Two Part ClassDecember 4 and December 11, 2019; 6:00pmYouth who are interested in learning more about quilting are encouraged to apply to this two-part class. Youth will create a few quilt squares that they can turn into the project of their choice. All materials and tools are p...

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LEAF Junior 2019: Quilting Two-Part Class

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Quilting Workshop—Two Part ClassDecember 4 and December 11, 2019; 6:00pmYouth who are interested in learning more about quilting are encouraged to apply to this two-part class. Youth will create a few quilt squares that they can turn into the project of their choice. All materials and tools are p...

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LEAF 2019: ​An Intro to Growing Berries

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Growing berries successfully takes some planning and correct preparation. This course will go over the basics of site selection and preparation for the common berry crops. We will also offer recommendations of varieties suited to our climate and markets. This workshop will be led by, Esther K...

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LEAF 2019: ​Interpreting Soil Sample Reports

Thursday, March 19, 2020

In this workshop, led by Josh Putman, Field Crops Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Regional Team, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about soil sampling. Topics to be covered include why it’s important to sample soils,...

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LEAF 2020: ​Make a Business Plan that Doesn’t Sit on a Shelf

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Business plans for farms are often viewed as yet another chore to do and usually result in dusty binders taking up space on the office shelf. Let’s chat with Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Progr...

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LEAF 2020: ​Creative Preservation of Culinary Herbs

Thursday, March 26, 2020

$10/person Optional: For a fee of $3.25, take home 1 oz of dried herbs for home concocting.Many gardeners look for creative uses of abundant herbs in their garden. In this class, Community Herbalist Sarah Sorci will share recipes and samples of herb-infused vinegar, herbal finishing salts, and...

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LEAF 2020: ​Old Fashioned Soap Making

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Do you have used cooking oil or extra lard from butchering a hog and don't know what to do with it?Learn how to make homemade soap using lye and animal and/or vegetable fats.Participants will learn the history and science behind soapmaking, equipment and supplies needed, and how various fats and ...

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LEAF 2019: Introduction to Food Preservation; Homemade Jam

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Join the Master Food Preservation Volunteers to learn how to make jams using a hot water bath canner. We will use fresh, local produce if available and all participants will leave with jam to take home. All materials are provided and included in the class fee.REGISTRATION LINK

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LEAF 2020: Is Agri-tourism right for you?

Monday, March 30, 2020

Inviting the public onto your farm or agribusiness might be an intimidating prospect - but an important one to help promote our local agricultural industry and your farm business – along with a diversified stream of income. Join Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist with Corne...

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