The events listed below are either in Broome County or nearby.
July 9-12 – Afton Fair, Afton NY
July 16 – Making Pickles - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton, for more info call Carol at (607) 584-9966
**Grasstravaganza 2014: Pasture Soil Health Creates Wealth – Thursday to Saturday, July 17th to 19th – Morrisville State College, Morrisville - Speakers include Ray Archuleta, the NRCS “soil guy” from North Carolina, Jerry Brunetti of Agri-Dynamics, and Jim Gerrish, former University of Missouri researcher, writer, and now cattle rancher and consultant from Idaho. A Thursday evening dinner will kick-off the conference, and tours will be held on both Friday and Saturday afternoons. Sponsored by USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, NY Grazing Coalition, and Morrisville State College. Visit http://grasstravaganza.morrisville.edu for updates on the conference agenda and registration.
Grasstravaganza 2014: Pasture Soil Health Creates Wealth—July 18-19 at Morrisville State College, more info will be coming on registration and tour descriptions (www.glci.org)
July 22-27 – Broome County Fair, Whitney Point, NY
August 4-9 – Tioga County Fair, Owego, NY
Empire Farm Days – Seneca Falls, NY - August 5-7
August 5-10 – Chenango County Fair, Norwich, NY
August 11-16 – Delaware County Fair, Walton, NY
August 13 – Canning Tomatoes - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton, for more info call Carol at (607) 584-9966
August 14 – Ornamental Grasses ($) – 6:30 pm - Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton – learn about ornamental grasses & their use in landscaping. Take tour of Ornamental grasses at Cutler Gardens (weather providing) - Contact Liz at (607) 584-5014
August 19 – 5th Annual Fresh Food Face Off ($) – 6 p.m. - Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton – Come enjoy the beauty of Cutler Botanic Gardens. Local chefs are challenged to create the “Best Taste” using local, in-season ingredients while being paired with NYS wines and beers. Contact Carol at (607) 584-9955
August 21 – Sept. 1 – NYS Fair, Syracuse, NY
August 26 – Longwood Gardens Bus Trip ($), 6:30 a.m. – registration deadline August 8 – Join Master Gardeners on bus trip to Longwood Gardens DuPont Estate. Bus leaves Cracker Barrel parking lot at 6:30 a.m. – Tickets can be purchased online by visiting http://cornell-cooperative-extension-of-broome-county.myshopify.com/products/longwood-gardens-bus-trip. Or contact Carol at (607) 584 9955.
October 2014 – Fall Fish pickup (will update when date is available)