The events listed below are either in Broome County or nearby.
How to Host a Farm Tour— Sept. 24, 10 am-2pm, $, at Br. Co. Cornell Cooperative Ext., Front St., Binghamton, NY - NY Animal Agriculture Coalition and American Dairy Association & Council parternship with CCE for workshop on helping owners of dairy, livestock, maple and u-pick farms learn how to host a successful farm tour. Will over all aspects of a tour and include take home materials for more information call CCE at (607)584-9966 or register online at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/hostfarmtour_203
What is Natural Beekeeping? – Sept. 28, 1:30 pm at CCE-Broome County, Front St. Binghamton – This is a program of the Southern Tier Beekeepers Assoc. will present practical tips on keeping bees alive in today’s world. Potluck at noon, program starting at 1:30 p.m. For more info contact Sue Garing at (607)775-5041 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Broome County Farm Trail – Oct. 5 & 6, 10am – 4pm – CCE-Broome County presents “Open Farm Weekend” Seven farms are opening their doors to the public with activities and events throughout the weekend. Farms: County Wagon Produce, Nappy Farms, Nyala Alpaca’s, McRey Farms, Dutch ill Creamery (Aukema Dairy Farm), Apple Hills, and Black Bear Winery. Form more information, individual farm hours, cost, activities and farm directions please go to www.ccebroomecounty.com
FALL FISH ORDERS – Due to Broome SWCD by October 7
How to Buy Local Meats – Oct. 8, 6:30 pm, at CCE-Broome Co. – Front St. Binghamton, NY - This free class will include an overview of claims and terms used in meat marketing, into to some livestock farmers who raise local meats, call (607)584-9669 to sign up so we can have enough handouts.
FALL FISH PICK-UP – October 18 – 8:30 a.m. District Shop Building
Agri-Business Tax Workshops—Nov. 4, 6:30 pm.($) at CCE- Broome Co.- Do the tax & accounting regulations related to agriculture confuse you? Come for information given by Cheryl DeStefano from Vieira & Assoc. Bring your questions. For more info contact Broome Co. CCE at 607 772-9966.
Poultry 101: Poultry in your backyard – Nov. 18 6:00 pm ($) at CCE-Broome Co. Front Street, Binghamton, NY - Learn fundamentals of growing poultry in your backyard. Topics included purchasing chicks, brooding chicks, comparison of various production models, nutrition, management, processing & marketing. Will also look briefly at egg production, broiler production and turkey production. Contract Broome CCE @ 607 772-9966.
FARMERS MARKETS (seasonally):
Monday & Thursday –Johnson City at West Family Y;
Tuesday's & Friday’s – Binghamton, Court & Hawley St.,
Wednesday – Vestal Library Parking Lot
Saturday's – Otsiningo Park; and Vestal Library Parking Lot – 9 a.m. –1 p.m.;