Sandra J. Repp | 25 May 17:37 2016
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6/5: Mushroom Cultivation Workshop in Homer

Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
Sunday, June 5, 9:00am-12:00pm

<at> Lone Birch Stables, 5668 US Route 11, Homer NY 

Would you like to  learn how to grow your own mushrooms? Learn various techniques for two different species. Learn where to place the logs and how to fruit. Get to take home a log which will produce this year and for years to come.

Growing mushrooms from thinned trees and firewood tree tops is one way landowners can help feed themselves with otherwise scrap wood. Log grown mushrooms are of better quality than other commercially, sawdust grown mushrooms. Growing your own mushrooms at home is a fun ’side’ project for all ages.  With just a little care, you can harvest each log for up to 3-4 years.   Pre-registration is required and only space for 20 registrants. To register or for more information call Jared Popoli at (607)591-2782 or email terrapinstationed-PkbjNfxxIARBDgjK7y7TUQ@public.gmane.org . There will be a fee of $20 per person to cover costs of materials.

 

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Sunday, June 5, 9:00am-12:00pm</span><span><br> <at>  Lone Birch Stables, 5668 US Route 11, Homer NY&nbsp;<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Would you like to&nbsp; learn how to grow your own mushrooms? Learn various techniques for two different species. Learn where to place
 the logs and how to fruit. Get to take home a log which will produce this year and for years to come.<p></p></span></p>
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<span>Growing mushrooms from thinned trees and firewood tree tops is one way landowners can help feed themselves with otherwise scrap wood. Log grown mushrooms are of better quality than other commercially, sawdust
 grown mushrooms. Growing your own mushrooms at home is a fun &rsquo;side&rsquo; project for all ages.&nbsp; With just a little care, you can harvest each log for up to 3-4 years.&nbsp; &nbsp;Pre-registration is required and only space for 20 registrants. To register or for more information
 call Jared Popoli at <a href="tel:%28607%29591-2782" target="_blank">(607)591-2782</a> or email
<a href="mailto:terrapinstationed@..." target="_blank">terrapinstationed@...</a> . There will be a fee of $20 per person to cover costs of materials.<p></p></span></p>
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Sandra J. Repp | 20 May 18:43 2016
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6/1: Square Foot Gardening Class at CCE-Tompkins

Square Foot Gardening

Wednesday, June 1, 6:30-8:30 pm
<at> CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY

 

Learn what this "intensive" method is, how to do square foot gardening, the pros and cons, and (weather permitting) see a demonstration square foot garden outside.  Great for beginners and kids.  Fee: $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.  Please call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County at (607) 272-2292 to sign up or  for more information.   Questions? Contact Pat at pc21-HmMyXyqgL2Ceodoxqx+5/w@public.gmane.org

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Learn what this "intensive" method is, how to do square foot gardening, the pros and cons, and (weather permitting) see a demonstration square foot garden outside.&nbsp;
 Great for beginners and kids.&nbsp; Fee: $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.&nbsp; Please call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County at (607) 272-2292 to sign up or &nbsp;for more information.&nbsp;&nbsp; Questions? Contact Pat at pc21@...<p></p></span></p>
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Michael Burns | 18 May 16:09 2016

2016 Finger Lakes Permaculture Convergence: Call for Presenters

A Call for Presentations & Hands-on Demonstrations
at the
2016 Finger Lakes Permaculture Convergence
Sunday, August 28th
 
Presented by the
Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute
and
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County
 
as part of the 3rd annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour (August 26-28, 2016)
 
A CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
 
Interested in presenting at the 2016 Finger Lakes Permaculture Convergence? We are looking for presenters on permaculture-related topics within one to one and half- hours length.
 
Presentations may encompass a variety of topics including but NOT limited to:
·      Social Permaculture
·      Permaculture in Practice
·      Permaculture Theory
·      Profitable Permaculture Farming
·      Edible Ecosystem Design Processes
·      Forest Farming Techniques
·      Community-Scale Permaculture
 
Topics that pertain to permaculture in the Finger Lakes region of upstate N.Y. are especially encouraged.
 
All proposals are due by 12p.m. on Monday, June 20th.
 
To submit your proposal, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/rUqQgz
 
A CALL FOR SKILL SHARE DEMONSTRATIONS & ACTIVITIES
 
In addition to presentation sessions, the convergence will include hands-on permaculture technique or skill-building demonstrations. These demonstrations provide a unique opportunity to showcase and share useful strategies and techniques with the Finger Lakes permaculture community. If you are interested in conducting a demonstration at the convergence, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/rUqQgz
 
A CALL FOR TOUR HOSTS
 
The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute (FLPCI) presents the 3rd annual Permaculture Tour, showcasing the practice of permaculture in our region. Last year’s tour drew over 200 participants from throughout the northeast to visit sites in Syracuse, Ithaca and the surrounding Finger Lakes region.
 
The Permaculture Tour encourages face-to-face networking and sharing of knowledge and experience of area permaculture practitioners and enthusiasts. The event is designed to provide people with concrete examples of permaculture methods and principles in action.
 
If you have a permaculture-designed home, farm, or other type of site in the Finger Lakes region that you would like to share with the public, please fill out the simple form at: https://goo.gl/Jojw89
 
Thank you on behalf of the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County and conference organizers.
 
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<div>A Call for Presentations &amp;&nbsp;Hands-on Demonstrations<br>at the<br>2016 Finger Lakes&nbsp;Permaculture Convergence<br>Sunday, August 28th<br>&nbsp;<br>Presented by the<br>Finger Lakes Permaculture&nbsp;Institute<br>and<br>Cornell Cooperative Extension&nbsp;of Schuyler County<br>&nbsp;<br>as part of the 3rd&nbsp;annual&nbsp;Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour (August 26-28, 2016)<br>&nbsp;<br>A CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS<br>&nbsp;<br>Interested in presenting at&nbsp;the 2016 Finger Lakes Permaculture Convergence? We are looking for presenters on&nbsp;permaculture-related&nbsp;topics within one to one and half- hours length.<br>&nbsp;<br>Presentations may encompass a&nbsp;variety of topics including but NOT limited to:<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Social&nbsp;Permaculture<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Permaculture&nbsp;in Practice<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Permaculture&nbsp;Theory<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Profitable&nbsp;Permaculture Farming<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Edible&nbsp;Ecosystem Design Processes<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Forest&nbsp;Farming Techniques<br>&middot;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Community-Scale&nbsp;Permaculture<br>&nbsp;<br>Topics that pertain to&nbsp;permaculture in the Finger Lakes region of upstate N.Y. are especially&nbsp;encouraged.<br>&nbsp;<br>All proposals are due by&nbsp;12p.m. on Monday, June 20th.<br>&nbsp;<br>To submit your proposal,&nbsp;please fill out this form: <a href="https://goo.gl/rUqQgz">https://goo.gl/rUqQgz</a><br>&nbsp;<br>A CALL FOR SKILL SHARE DEMONSTRATIONS&nbsp;&amp; ACTIVITIES<br>&nbsp;<br>In addition to presentation&nbsp;sessions, the convergence will include hands-on permaculture technique or&nbsp;skill-building demonstrations.&nbsp;These demonstrations provide a unique&nbsp;opportunity to showcase and share useful strategies and techniques with the&nbsp;Finger Lakes&nbsp;permaculture community. If you are interested in conducting a&nbsp;demonstration at the convergence, please fill out this form:&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/rUqQgz">https://goo.gl/rUqQgz</a><br>&nbsp;<br>A CALL FOR TOUR HOSTS<br>&nbsp;<br>The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute (FLPCI) presents the 3rd&nbsp;annual Permaculture Tour, showcasing the practice of&nbsp;permaculture in our&nbsp;region. Last year&rsquo;s tour drew over 200 participants from throughout the&nbsp;northeast to visit sites in Syracuse,&nbsp;Ithaca and the surrounding Finger Lakes&nbsp;region.<br>&nbsp;<br>The Permaculture Tour encourages face-to-face networking and&nbsp;sharing of knowledge and experience of area permaculture&nbsp;practitioners and&nbsp;enthusiasts. The event is designed to provide people with concrete examples of&nbsp;permaculture methods and&nbsp;principles in action.<br>&nbsp;<br>If you have a&nbsp;permaculture-designed home, farm, or other type of site in the Finger Lakes region&nbsp;that you would like to share with&nbsp;the public, please fill out the simple form&nbsp;at: <a href="https://goo.gl/Jojw89">https://goo.gl/Jojw89</a><br>&nbsp;<br>Thank you on behalf of the Finger&nbsp;Lakes Permaculture Institute, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County&nbsp;and conference&nbsp;organizers.<br>&nbsp;<br><div>###</div>
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Joshua Dolan | 17 May 17:23 2016
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Herb Spiral Construction next Tuesday 5/25 4:30 at the Permaculture Park

Want to be part of Ithaca’s most exciting public permaculture project? Join us next Tuesday as we work on the construction and planting of two herb spirals and chat with local permaculture practitioners as we work. Join the permaculture park crew next Tuesday, March 24 from 4:30-6:30 at Conley Park on the Corner of Adams and Lake Ave. For more info contact Josh Dolan at jd285-HmMyXyqgL2CVc3sceRu5cw@public.gmane.org or by phone at (607)280-8498



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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County
607-280-8498
sapsquatch7 <at> gmail.com
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project? Join us next Tuesday as we work on the construction and planting of
two herb spirals and chat with local permaculture practitioners as we work. Join
the permaculture park crew next Tuesday, March 24 from 4:30-6:30 at Conley Park
on the Corner of Adams and Lake Ave. For more info contact Josh Dolan at <a href="mailto:jd285@...">jd285@...</a> or by phone at
(607)280-8498</p>

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<a href="mailto:sapsquatch7@..." target="_blank">sapsquatch7 <at> gmail.com</a><br>
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Sandra J. Repp | 16 May 17:29 2016
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5/17: Master Gardener “After-the-Plant-Sale” SALE!

C’mon over after work tomorrow and check out what’s for sale!  Prices are too good to pass up and there’s still a good selection!  Please forward to friends and neighbors!

 

Master Gardener “After-the-Plant-Sale” SALE!

Tuesday, May 17, 3:00-6:00pm

<at> Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca 14850

If you missed the huge Spring Garden Fair & Plant Sale this past Saturday, here's another chance to stock your garden with beautiful perennials, berry bushes, cannas, and dahlias, grown specifically for the plant sale or donated from the personal gardens of our Master Gardener volunteers.  When the sale ended, plants that remained in the Master Gardener sales area were brought back here to Cooperative Extension and there’s still a good selection from which to choose (sorry, we can’t check on specific plant availability!).  Prices are reduced and range from $2 or $3 for small pots, to $4 or $5 for larger pots!   Plants will be behind our building, just off the parking lot beneath the pergola, and Master Gardener volunteers will be available to help you. 

 

Visit: http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/05/19/master-gardener-after-the-plant-sale-sale for photos of some of the plants, and a map to our location!

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>C&rsquo;mon over after work tomorrow and check out what&rsquo;s for sale!&nbsp; Prices are too good to pass up and there&rsquo;s still a good selection!</span><span> &nbsp;Please
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Master Gardener &ldquo;After-the-Plant-Sale&rdquo; SALE!<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Tuesday, May 17, 3:00-6:00pm<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span> <at>  Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca 14850<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>If you missed the huge Spring Garden Fair &amp; Plant Sale this past Saturday, here's another chance to stock your garden with beautiful perennials, berry bushes, cannas, and dahlias, grown specifically for the
 plant sale or donated from the personal gardens of our Master Gardener volunteers.&nbsp; When the sale ended, plants that remained in the Master Gardener sales area were brought back here to Cooperative Extension and there&rsquo;s still a good selection from which to
 choose (sorry, we can&rsquo;t check on specific
plant availability!).&nbsp; Prices are reduced and range from 
$2 or $3 for small pots, to $4 or $5 for larger pots!&nbsp;&nbsp; Plants will be behind our building, just off the parking lot beneath the pergola, and Master Gardener volunteers will be available to help you.&nbsp;
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Visit: <a href="http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/05/19/master-gardener-after-the-plant-sale-sale">
http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/05/19/master-gardener-after-the-plant-sale-sale</a> for photos of some of the plants, and a map to our location!
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Chrys B. Gardener | 10 May 17:58 2016
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Landscape Design, Tues 5/17 at CCE Tompkins

Landscape Design Part I

Tuesday May 17,  6:30-8:30 pm

CCE Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue Ithaca

Cost: $5 - $10 sliding scale

Whether your yard is a blank slate that you are designing from scratch, or an established garden that lacks pizazz, there are some simple design techniques that can really make your gardens shine while reducing maintenance tasks. In this class participants will learn site assessment techniques as well as design concepts like garden rooms, themed gardens, hardscaping as garden ‘bones’, wild-life friendly gardens, and how to add fall and winter interest. *The class will include time outside in the CCE gardens so please dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is required. Go to the registration page to register and pay online, or call CCE-Tompkins at 272-2292. See also Landscape Design Part II on Tuesday May 31. These classes can be taken separately or as a series.

For more information go to http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/04/09/landscape-design-part-i

 

 

Chrys Gardener
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850
(607)272-2292, extension 241
www.ccetompkins.org

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Landscape Design Part I<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Tuesday May 17,&nbsp; 6:30-8:30 pm<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>CCE Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue Ithaca<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Cost: $5 - $10 sliding scale</span>
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<p>Whether your yard is a blank slate that you are designing from scratch, or an established garden that lacks pizazz, there are some simple design techniques that can really make your gardens shine while reducing maintenance tasks. In this class participants
 will learn site assessment techniques as well as design concepts like garden rooms, themed gardens, hardscaping as garden &lsquo;bones&rsquo;, wild-life friendly gardens, and how to add fall and winter interest.
*The class will include time outside in the CCE gardens so please dress for the weather!<p></p></p>
<p>Pre-registration is&nbsp;required. Go to the <a href="http://db.ccetompkins.org/programs/civicrm/event/info?id=715&amp;reset=1" target="_blank">
registration page</a> to register and pay online, or call CCE-Tompkins at 272-2292. See also
<a href="http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/04/16/landscape-design-part-ii" target="_blank">
Landscape Design Part II</a> on Tuesday May 31. These classes can be taken separately or as a series.
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<p class="MsoNormal">For more information go to <a href="http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/04/09/landscape-design-part-i">
http://ccetompkins.org/events/2015/04/09/landscape-design-part-i</a><p></p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Chrys Gardener<br>
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator<br>
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County<br>
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850<br>
(607)272-2292, extension 241<br><a href="http://www.ccetompkins.org"><span>www.ccetompkins.org</span></a><p></p></span></p>
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Chrys B. Gardener | 4 May 15:03 2016
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Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, Saturday May 14 at Ithaca High School

2016 Spring Garden Fair & Plant Sale
Saturday, May 14, 9:00am-2:00pm
at Ithaca High School, 1401 N. Cayuga Street (off Rt. 13 near the Stewart Park-Cayuga Street entrance), Ithaca NY

 

One of the Finger Lakes' most highly anticipated events is the annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, organized since 1982 by Master Gardener volunteers from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. 


More than 40 area growers and 12 garden groups will offer a huge variety of plants at the largest and most complete Garden Fair in our region! You’ll find organically grown and heirloom vegetable transplants, colorful annuals, fragrant herbs, hanging baskets, small flowering shrubs, hardy roses, fruit crops, evergreens, and specialty perennials.  


SNAP benefits will be accepted by all vendors for any food producing plants, including vegetable starts, fruit trees, herbs, and seeds.  Growing your own food is one of the best ways to eat well on a budget!


FREE admission!  FREE soil pH testing by CCE's Master Gardener Volunteers.  Educational exhibits, food concession, and hands-on activities for kids with Ithaca Children's Garden.  Bring wagons or carts to help transport purchases to your car.  For more information about the event and a list of vendors, visit http://ccetompkins.org/plantsale

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The 2016 Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be held on Saturday May 14, 9:00am-2:00pm at ITHACA HIGH SCHOOL, 1401 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca One of the Finger Lakes' most highly anticipated events is the annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, organized since 1982 by Master Gardener ...


or call (607) 272-2292.  Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County Master Gardeners.  


Chrys Gardener
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850
(607)272-2292, extension 241
www.ccetompkins.org
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<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span>2016 Spring Garden Fair &amp; Plant Sale</span><span><br><span>Saturday, May 14, 9:00am-2:00pm</span><br><span>at Ithaca High School, </span>
<span class="x_contextualextensionhighlight">1401 N. Cayuga Street (off Rt. 13 near the Stewart Park-Cayuga Street entrance), Ithaca NY</span></span><span></span></p>
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<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span>One of the Finger Lakes' most highly anticipated events is the annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, organized since 1982
 by Master Gardener volunteers from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.&nbsp;
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<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span>More than 40 area growers and 12 garden groups will offer a huge variety of plants at the largest and most complete Garden
 Fair in our region! You&rsquo;ll find organically grown and heirloom vegetable transplants, colorful annuals, fragrant herbs, hanging baskets, small flowering shrubs, hardy roses, fruit crops, evergreens, and specialty perennials.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span><span></span>SNAP benefits will be accepted by all vendors for any food producing plants, including
 vegetable starts, fruit trees, herbs, and seeds.&nbsp; Growing your own food is one of the best ways to eat well on a budget!<br></span></p>
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<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span>FREE admission!&nbsp; FREE soil pH testing by CCE's Master Gardener Volunteers.&nbsp; Educational exhibits, food concession, and hands-on
 activities for kids with Ithaca Children's Garden.&nbsp; Bring wagons or carts to help transport purchases to your car.&nbsp; For more information about the event and a list of vendors, visit
</span><span><a href="http://ccetompkins.org/plantsale" target="_blank"><span>http://ccetompkins.org/plantsale</span></a></span></p>
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The 2016 Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be held on Saturday May 14, 9:00am-2:00pm at ITHACA HIGH SCHOOL, 1401 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca One of the Finger Lakes' most highly anticipated events is the annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, organized
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<br><span>or call (607) 272-2292.&nbsp;
<span>Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County Master Gardeners.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span>
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Chrys Gardener<br>
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator<br>
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County<br>
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850<br>
(607)272-2292, extension 241<br>
www.ccetompkins.org<br>
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Adam C. Michaelides | 14 Apr 20:32 2016
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Compost Fair and 4-H Duck Race – Sun, 4/24 at CCETC

Come celebrate spring with the Master Composters, 4-H and many other CCETC programs and partner groups! Brief blurb below and flyer attached. Thanks,

Adam

 

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The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is hosting its annual Compost Fair on Sunday, April 24th from noon to 4pm in conjunction with the 4-H Duck Race. Come for compost advice, information, prizes, giveaways, live music and games! Great for all ages and experience levels! We can troubleshoot your bin or try to find the best composting system to fit your needs. Compost bins will be available for purchase. The event will be held at CCETC in Ithaca at 615 Willow Ave.

 

 

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Program Manager, Compost Education Program

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

www.ccetompkins.org/compost / (607) 272-2292 x 124

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Come celebrate spring with the Master Composters, 4-H and many other CCETC programs and partner groups! Brief blurb below and flyer attached. Thanks,<p></p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is hosting its annual
<a href="http://ccetompkins.org/compostfair">Compost Fair</a> on Sunday, April 24th<span>
</span>from noon to 4pm in conjunction with the <span><a href="http://ccetompkins.org/4-h-youth/activities-events/4-h-duck-race-color-splash-run">4-H Duck Race</a></span>. Come for compost advice, information, prizes, giveaways, live
 music and games! Great for all ages and experience levels! We can troubleshoot your bin or try to find the best composting system to fit your needs. Compost bins will be available for purchase. The event will be held at CCETC in Ithaca at 615 Willow Ave.<p></p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Adam Michaelides<br></span>Program Manager, Compost Education Program<p></p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County<p></p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span><a href="http://www.ccetompkins.org/compost">www.ccetompkins.org/compost</a> /
</span>(607) 272-2292 x 124<span><p></p></span></p>
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Chrys B. Gardener | 13 Apr 16:28 2016
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Which Vegetables to Grow? Wed. 4/20 at CCE Tompkins

Which Vegetables to Grow?

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

CCE Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca

Cost: $5-$10 sliding scale

 

What vegetables are the best food crops for you to grow?  Which vegetables give the highest economic value per square foot,  grow best given your space and light conditions, are easiest to maintain, and require the least effort to store for winter consumption? There are lots of variables to consider and this class will help you decide what crops are worth growing based on your own space, how much time you have to garden, and your culinary needs. 

Cost: $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale. Call (607) 272-2292 to pre-register. Questions? Contact Chrys at cab69-HmMyXyqgL2CVc3sceRu5cw@public.gmane.org

 

For more information or to register online, go to www.ccetompkins/events

 

 

Chrys Gardener
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850
(607)272-2292, extension 241
www.ccetompkins.org

 

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Which Vegetables to Grow?<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>CCE Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Cost: $5-$10 sliding scale<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span><p>&nbsp;</p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>What vegetables are the best food crops for you to grow?&nbsp; Which vegetables give the highest economic value per square foot,&nbsp; grow best given your space and light conditions,
 are easiest to maintain, and require the least effort to store for winter consumption? There are lots of variables to consider and this class will help you decide what crops are worth growing based on your own space, how much time you have to garden, and your
 culinary needs.&nbsp;<p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Cost: $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale. Call (607) 272-2292 to pre-register. Questions? Contact Chrys at
<a href="mailto:cab69@...">cab69@...</a><p></p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span><p>&nbsp;</p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>For more information or to register online, go to
<a href="http://www.ccetompkins/events">www.ccetompkins/events</a><p></p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Chrys Gardener<br>
Commercial/Community Horticulture Educator<br>
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Tompkins County<br>
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY 14850<br>
(607)272-2292, extension 241<br><a href="http://www.ccetompkins.org"><span>www.ccetompkins.org</span></a><p></p></span></p>
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Elizabeth Gabriel | 25 Mar 15:13 2016
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Position Opening - Groundswell Center for Food & Farming, Ithaca, NY

Position Description

Groundswell Program Coordinator

Position Title: Groundswell Program Coordinator               Employer: Center for Transformative Action

Position Start Date:  May 15, 2016                                                Reports To: Groundswell Director              

Employment Status: This is a part-time 20-hour/week, based in Ithaca, NY.  This position is grant-funded through December 2016 with the possibility to renew based on performance and funding.

Salary & Benefits: Salary $15-18/hour dependent upon qualifications. Health benefits provided. This position is also open to Federal Work-Study students.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to info <at> groundswellcenter.org or drop-off hard copies to the Groundswell office. Please include three references with contact information.  Application Deadline: April 20th.

About the Groundswell Center: Groundswell is an agriculture education organization based in Ithaca, NY, operating under the Center for Transformative Action. Our core work is the cultivation of diverse new farmers through experiential, farm-based training and business incubation programs. Groundswell addresses the critical need to engage and support new farmers who reflect the diversity of culture, color, and class in our region.  We seek to empower and to direct resources to historically disadvantaged populations, including people of color, First Nations people, new immigrants, veterans, and those with very limited economic resources, who have often been excluded from the sustainable farming and local foods movements.

Summary Job Description: The Program Coordinator will work closely to assist the Groundswell’s Director, Marketing Manager and course coordinators to facilitate primarily the CRAFT program and Homesteading Network tours; however, will also assist with other public programs, courses and events.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Director and course leaders to determine schedules and locations of programs.
  • Maintain regular communications with course coordinators and instructors to ensure that course curricula and evaluations are delivered smoothly and effectively.
  • Work with Marketing Manager to ensure good communication with course registrants prior to programs, coordinate program applications, selection, enrollments, tuition assistance and payment for programs including but not limited to CRAFT and Homesteading Network Tours.
  • Attend all CRAFT and Homesteading Network Tours. Provide staff continuity in programs, support hosts, and help build relationships with attendees. When necessary, assist hosts with education and/or work projects.
  • Document CRAFT and Homesteaders Network Tours with photographs. Obtain permission for image use and maintain a well-organized collection of images.
  • With assistance from Market Manager, coordinate financial transactions for CRAFT and Homesteading Network tours including invoices, expenditure forms, program revenues and expenses.
  • Work with Director to improve systems for evaluating programs and their impacts; use results to continually improve program effectiveness.
  • Write one or more short articles each month for Groundswell’s e-newsletter (e.g. upcoming programs, trainee stories, host site profiles).
  • Assist with planning and organizing Groundswell’s community events and fundraisers.
  • Attend and staff information table for Groundswell at specific public events.
  • Attend weekly Groundswell staff meetings and report on CRAFT and Homesteading programs.

Desired Qualifications

Our ideal candidate...

  • Is passionate about Groundswell’s mission.
  • Is highly organized; able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Is self-motivated and directed; also works very well with a team.
  • Demonstrates effective communications skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Has some experience in adult education and is comfortable speaking to groups of people.
  • Has significant cross-cultural experience; is skilled in building relationships across differences of race, place, class, world-view, etc.
  • Has knowledge of and/or is motivated to learn about sustainable farming and issues of community food security.
  • Is proficient with Word, Xcel and email communications.


Additional Notes

  • This position requires a flexible schedule to accommodate weekday, evening and weekend programs, specifically with regard to CRAFT and Homesteading tours.
  • Frequent travel is required within a 40-mile distance from Ithaca. However, ownership of a car is not required since Groundswell maintains an account with Ithaca CarShare.
  • Groundswell is committed to maintaining and increasing diversity within our organization and in the regional food system. Persons of diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Elizabeth

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  <p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><span>Position Description</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><span>Groundswell Program Coordinator</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Position Title: </span><span>Groundswell Program Coordinator</span><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Employer: </span><span>Center for Transformative Action</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Position
  Start Date:&nbsp; </span><span>May 15, 2016&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  Reports To: </span><span>Groundswell Director&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Employment Status: </span><span>This
  is a part-time 20-hour/week, based in Ithaca, NY.&nbsp; This position is grant-funded through
  December 2016 with the possibility to renew based on performance and funding.
  </span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Salary
  &amp; Benefits: </span><span>Salary $15-18/hour dependent upon
  qualifications. Health benefits provided. This position is also open to
  Federal Work-Study students.</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>To
  Apply: </span><span>Send resume and cover letter to </span><a href="mailto:info <at> groundswellcenter.org"><span>info <at> groundswellcenter.org</span></a><span>
  or drop-off hard copies to the Groundswell office. Please include three
  references with contact information.&nbsp; Application
  Deadline: April 20th.</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>About the Groundswell
  Center: </span><span>Groundswell</span><span> is an agriculture education organization based in Ithaca, NY,
  operating under the Center for Transformative Action. Our core work is the
  cultivation of diverse new farmers through experiential, farm-based training
  and business incubation programs. </span><span>Groundswell addresses the critical
  need to engage and support new farmers who reflect the diversity of culture,
  color, and class in our region.&nbsp; We
  seek to empower and to direct resources to historically disadvantaged populations,
  including people of color, First Nations people, new immigrants, veterans,
  and those with very limited economic resources, who have often been excluded
  from the sustainable farming and local foods movements.</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Summary Job Description: </span><span>The
  Program Coordinator will work closely to assist the Groundswell&rsquo;s Director, Marketing
  Manager and course coordinators to facilitate primarily the CRAFT program and
  Homesteading Network tours; however, will also assist with other public
  programs, courses and events. </span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Responsibilities</span><span></span></p>
  <ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal"><span>Work with Director
       and course leaders to determine schedules and locations of programs. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Maintain regular
       communications with course coordinators and instructors to ensure that
       course curricula and evaluations are delivered smoothly and effectively.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Work with Marketing
       Manager to ensure good communication with course registrants prior to
       programs, coordinate program applications, selection, enrollments, tuition
       assistance and payment for programs including but not limited to CRAFT
       and Homesteading Network Tours. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Attend all CRAFT and
       Homesteading Network Tours. Provide staff continuity in programs,
       support hosts, and help build relationships with attendees. When
       necessary, assist hosts with education and/or work projects. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Document CRAFT and
       Homesteaders Network Tours with photographs. Obtain permission for image
       use and maintain a well-organized collection of images.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>With assistance from
       Market Manager, coordinate financial transactions for CRAFT and
       Homesteading Network tours including invoices, expenditure forms, program
       revenues and expenses. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Work with Director
       to improve systems for evaluating programs and their impacts; use
       results to continually improve program effectiveness.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Write one or more
       short articles each month for Groundswell&rsquo;s e-newsletter (e.g. upcoming
       programs, trainee stories, host site profiles). </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Assist with planning
       and organizing Groundswell&rsquo;s community events and fundraisers.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Attend and staff
       information table for Groundswell at specific public events.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Attend weekly
       Groundswell staff meetings and report on CRAFT and Homesteading
       programs.<br><br></span></li>
  </ul>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Desired Qualifications</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Our ideal candidate...</span></p>
  <ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal"><span>Is passionate about
       Groundswell&rsquo;s mission.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Is highly organized;
       able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Is self-motivated
       and directed; also works very well with a team.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Demonstrates
       effective communications skills and interpersonal skills.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Has some experience
       in adult education and is comfortable speaking to groups of people.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Has significant
       cross-cultural experience; is skilled in building relationships across
       differences of race, place, class, world-view, etc.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Has knowledge of and/or
       is motivated to learn about sustainable farming and issues of community
       food security. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Is proficient with Word,
       Xcel and email communications. </span></li>
  </ul>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span><br>
  Additional Notes</span><span></span></p>
  <ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal"><span>This position requires a flexible
       schedule to accommodate weekday, evening and weekend programs,
       specifically with regard to CRAFT and Homesteading tours.</span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Frequent travel is required within a
       40-mile distance from Ithaca. However, ownership of a car is not
       required since Groundswell maintains an account with Ithaca CarShare. </span></li>
   <li class="MsoNormal"><span>Groundswell is committed to
       maintaining and increasing diversity within our organization and in the
       regional food system. Persons of diverse cultural backgrounds are
       encouraged to apply. </span></li>
  </ul>
</td>
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<span>Elizabeth<br></span><br>
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Sandra J. Repp | 24 Mar 20:13 2016
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FREE! “Learn to Prune Trees & Shrubs” - April Class Series!

“Learn to Prune Trees & Shrubs” class series
Mondays, April 4, 11 & 18 at 7-8:30pm
and Monday, April 25, 5:30-7pm
<at> CCE-Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY

Each spring, we offer a FREE training series for individuals who wish to become Citizen Pruner Volunteers, and for members of the general public who would just like to learn more about pruning! Take one or all of the following workshops:

  • "Growing Trees in Difficult Sites" - Monday, 4/4, 7:00-8:30pm with Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute

  • "Tree Pruning" - Monday, 4/11, 7:00-8:30pm, with City Forester Jeanne Grace, and Keith Vanderhye of Limbwalker Tree Care

  • "Pruning Shrubs" - Monday, 4/18, 7:00-8:30pm, with Monika Roth, Agriculture Educator at CCE-Tompkins

  • Outdoor Demonstration, Monday 4/25, 5:30pm, with Monika Roth, Agriculture Educator at CCE-Tompkins

To sign up for the FREE classes, or to learn more about the Citizen Pruner program, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (607) 272-2292 ext. 126 or email Monika Roth at mr55-HmMyXyqgL2CVc3sceRu5cw@public.gmane.org.

About the Citizen Pruner Volunteer Program:
Citizen Pruner Volunteers get LOTS of hands-on pruning practice helping to maintain street trees and shrubs in the City of Ithaca. After 3 training sessions at Cooperative Extension, volunteers work once a week from May to October and are free to come weekly or as time permits. Staff from Extension and the City are always on hand during work sessions to help guide volunteers in making pruning decisions. For more information, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (607) 272-2292 ext. 126 or email Monika Roth at mr55-HmMyXyqgL2CVc3sceRu5cw@public.gmane.org.

 

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<span>&ldquo;Learn to Prune Trees &amp; Shrubs&rdquo; class series<br>
Mondays, April 4, 11 &amp; 18 at 7-8:30pm<br>
and Monday, April 25, 5:30-7pm<br></span><span> <at>  CCE-Tompkins, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY<p></p></span>
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<p><span>Each spring, we offer a FREE training series for individuals who wish to become Citizen Pruner Volunteers, and for members of the general public who would just like to learn more about pruning! Take one or
 all of the following workshops: <p></p></span></p>
<ul type="disc">
<li class="MsoNormal">
<span>"Growing Trees in Difficult Sites" - </span><span>Monday, 4/4, 7:00-8:30pm with Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute<p></p></span>
</li>
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<span>"Tree Pruning" </span><span>- Monday, 4/11, 7:00-8:30pm, with City Forester Jeanne Grace, and Keith Vanderhye of Limbwalker Tree Care<p></p></span>
</li>
<li class="MsoNormal">
<span>"Pruning Shrubs"</span><span> - Monday, 4/18, 7:00-8:30pm, with Monika Roth, Agriculture Educator at CCE-Tompkins<p></p></span>
</li>
<li class="MsoNormal">
<span>Outdoor Demonstration</span><span>, Monday 4/25, 5:30pm, with Monika Roth, Agriculture Educator at CCE-Tompkins<p></p></span>
</li>
</ul>
<p><span>To sign up for the FREE classes, or to learn more about the Citizen Pruner program, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (607) 272-2292 ext. 126 or email Monika Roth at
<a href="mailto:mr55@...">mr55@...</a>. <p></p></span></p>
<p><span>About the Citizen Pruner Volunteer Program:
</span><span><br>Citizen Pruner Volunteers get LOTS of hands-on pruning practice helping to maintain street trees and shrubs in the City of Ithaca. After 3 training sessions at Cooperative Extension, volunteers work once a week from May to October and are free to come weekly
 or as time permits. Staff from Extension and the City are always on hand during work sessions to help guide volunteers in making pruning decisions. For more information, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (607) 272-2292 ext. 126 or email
 Monika Roth at <a href="mailto:mr55@...">mr55@...</a>. <p></p></span></p>
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