Joint Annual Dinner

Join us on October 25th for CCE and the Niagara County Farm Bureau's Joint Annual Meeting and Farm to Table Dinner! Cost is $20/person. Follow the link for more event details.

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Starting a Food Business

This workshop will help you make your recipe market-ready. Guest speakers from the Cornell Food Venture Center and WNY Food Incubator staff will review the labeling and permits necessary to sell your food product. Learn more here.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Niagara offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!  

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Intro to Fermentation

Learn the basics of fermentation for home food preservation! Participants will learn how to make sauerkraut.

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Growing and Using Herbs

Learn how to grow and utilize fresh herbs from garden to kitchen. Soil, site and growing requirements will be covered as well as tips for harvesting and using herbs.

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Home Composting 101

Learn about the benefits and uses of compost. The basic methods of how to make your own compost from simple passive composting to faster methods that require more input.

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Business Loans/Funding Workshop

This workshop will feature a guest speaker from the JDA Agriculture Loan Fund, and a Small Business Development Center staff member will guide you through the loan and funding process.

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Business Planning Workshop

This workshop will cover start-up basics. We will discuss the step-by-step process of starting a business, advantages of different forms of business, and the importance of a business plan.

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Financials and Pricing Workshop

This workshop will cover the fundamentals of financial recordkeeping, intro to cash flow planning and managing money, and setting prices for a successful business.

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Last updated October 4, 2018