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CCE Blood Drive

Monday, August 17, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County has partnered with the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Monday, August 17th in the 4-H Training Center.Appointment Scheduling:For an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org, sponsor code "CCNiagara" or search by zip code (14120). You can al...

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​Weed Identification and Management

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Weed pressure can make or break a farm. Learn to identify 10 common weeds market farmers face in Western, NY and some of the management strategies for them. This free online program is brought to you by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County's Beginning Farmer Training Program. Joi...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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How to Make Quick Healthy Meals and Snacks

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

FREE nutrition classes online!

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Pickling

Introduction to Pickling

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Pickling has been a tradition in many cultures but has been a lost art in recent times. In this workshop participants will learn the basics of pickling by making vegetable pickles. This workshop will be led by a trained Master Food Preserver and will be a combination of a presentation and han...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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Farmers-to-Families Food Box Giveaway

Food Box Giveaway

Friday, August 21, 2020

We are hosting our sixth Farmers-to-Families food box giveaway on Friday, August 21st, at the Niagara County Fairgrounds, located at 4487 Lake Avenue in Lockport.The giveaway—which will include boxes of dairy, produce, and cooked meat—will be begin at 10:00 a.m. until all boxes have been handed o...

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Chicken Barbecue

Cornell Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser

Friday, August 21, 2020

Come and get your World Famous Cornell Chicken BBQ Dinner! CCE Niagara has partnered with the Niagara County Farm Bureau for this fundraiser, which will benefit both the Farm Bureau and CCE programming, so come and show us your support! The meal consists of chicken, roll, butter, coleslaw, a...

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Monday, August 24, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Due to COVID-19, board meetings are being held via Zoom until otherwise noted. If you'd like to have Zoom access for an upcoming board meeting, please email your request to...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Free online nutrition workshops

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Free online nutrition education workshops

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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How to Make Healthy Eating Part of your Lifestyle

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Join us to learn about the main ideas of a healthy lifestyle and how to choose healthy foods from each of the five food groups. We will also talk about how we can use the Nutrition Facts Label as a guide to choose healthier food and beverages.

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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Home Composting 101

Thursday, September 10, 2020

This is the last of five classes in our Gardening Classes for Adult Education series.Compost is one of the best natural soil additives to improve your garden. Learn how to make your own by following simple concepts. Materials needed to make compost along with techniques will be discussed. Plans...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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Why Physical Activity is Key to Wellbeing

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Join us to learn about the importance of physical activity. We will talk about the benefits of physical activity and what the current recommendations for adults are. We will also talk how we can create our own physical activity plan.

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Program Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Program Committee meetings are open to the public.

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Lackawanna

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! The Veggie Van is a seasonal mobile farmers market that provides residents of Niagara Falls and Lackawanna with direct access to fruits and vegetables. Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Lackawanna through September 23rd! ATTENTION: Due to...

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Tomato

Canning Tomato Products

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Summer usually brings a bounty of tomatoes. Learn how to put them up by to use in later months. Participants will learn how to can and freeze tomatoes.This workshop will be led by a trained Master Food Preserver and will be a combination of a presentation and hands-on group learning experiences...

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Veggie Van

Veggie Van in Niagara Falls

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The Veggie Van is back for the 2020 market season! Below is the Veggie Van Schedule for Niagara Falls through the month of July. The Veggie Van will be in Niagara Falls on Thursdays throughout the summer. August and September dates and times will be updated when it becomes available.ATTENTION: Du...

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Monday, September 28, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Due to COVID-19, board meetings are being held via Zoom until otherwise noted. If you'd like to have Zoom access for an upcoming board meeting, please email your request to...

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CLOSED for Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed in observance of Columbus Day. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Fermentation

Introduction to Fermentation

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of fermentation for home food preservation and prepare foods to ferment at home.This workshop will be led by a trained Master Food Preserver and will be a combination of a presentation and hands-on group learning experiences. All course materi...

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Monday, October 26, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Due to COVID-19, board meetings are being held via Zoom until otherwise noted. If you'd like to have Zoom access for an upcoming board meeting, please email your request to...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

Ag Committee Meeting

Monday, November 2, 2020

Ag Program Committee meetings are open to the public.

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Veterans Day

CLOSED for Veterans' Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed in observance of Veterans' Day. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Program Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Program Committee meetings are open to the public.

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Monday, November 23, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Due to COVID-19, board meetings are being held via Zoom until otherwise noted. If you'd like to have Zoom access for an upcoming board meeting, please email your request to...

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CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Thanksgiving Graphic

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 27, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

Ag Committee Meeting

Monday, December 7, 2020

Ag Program Committee meetings are open to the public.

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Board Meeting

Board Meeting

Monday, December 14, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Due to COVID-19, board meetings are being held via Zoom until otherwise noted. If you'd like to have Zoom access for an upcoming board meeting, please email your request to...

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Christmas Closed Holiday

CLOSED for the Holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020

CCE-Niagara will be closed for the holidays. Classes and workshops scheduled for our facility on this date will still be held.

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