Family Fun Day

Please see events listing for more detail!

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Have a Food Safe Summer

Summer barbeques and picnics are so much fun. Take all the necessary steps to have healthy meals, and healthy guests.

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RAPP Family Picnic

The RAPP Family Picnic will be held at Thomas Bull Memorial Park Group Picnic Area. This is for RAPP FAMILIES ONLY.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017 -- Part of Family Fun Day

1st place: $75 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue/
2nd place: $50 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue/
3rd place: King Arthur Flour Logo Canvas Tote Bag

Click on the PIE PIC for our application and info. --->


Saturday, July 29, 2017 -- Part of Family Fun Day

Gardeners, enter your home grown flowers, herbs, or flower arrangements in our 1st Annual Horticulture Show. You may win a Blue Ribbon or other prize! 

Click on the FLOWER for entry form and info. --->

Celebrity Cow Milking Contest!

Our annual Celebrity Cow Milking Contest event will be held at our Education Center & 4H Park on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 5:30pm. Our contestants are the following:

MICHAEL J. GILFEATHER - President & CEO, Orange Bank & Trust Company
MAGGIE R. SMITH - President & CEO, First Federal Savings Bank
DERRIK R. WYNKOOP - President & CEO, Walden Savings Bank &
MICHAEL J. HORODYSKI - President & CEO, Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan

Let the "BATTLE OF THE BANKS" begin! Who will be this year's winner? Click HERE to pledge for your contestant today!

Thinking About Farming?

See our new manual for resources and a variety of topics including:

Agencies & Organizations
New Farmer Resources
Farming as a Career Choice
Staffing and more!                   

Click HERE for our 2017 Farmer's Manual!  

Let's Talk About....

Let's Talk About is an online media resource for educators, parents, caregivers and youth to help introduce and talk about important topics (Social Networking, Media Literacy; Cyberbullying, Life after High School). For information CLICK HERE!

Nourish Your Neighbor – A Healthy Food Drive Initiative    

Nourish your neighbor (NYN) is an educational food drive initiative that aims to build a community where healthier options are available for all our neighbors. This educational food drive initiative was originally created by the Eat Smart New York program of the Capital Region. Find out more information by clicking the link HERE!

Get involve!! Contact our Eat Smart New York Hudson Valley Team at (845) 344-1234

Put Your Fitness Plan Into Action!

It might be time to re-evaluate your physical activity routine and choose something you like to do and enjoy. With warm weather and longer sunny days just around the corner why not take active steps to better health. Click HERE for tips!

Growing To Learn Brochure is here!

Our new Growing to Learn program provides FREE information and resources for all aspects of building and maintaining a School Garden Program! An Extension Master Gardener Volunteer will be assigned to assist in every step along the way! Click HERE for brochure.

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Your Guide to Enjoying Rural Life

Living in the rural areas can be a wonderful change of pace and provide opportunities not readily available in a city. Living in Rural Orange County has been created to provide information to assist with your decision to move to the country.

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Build the dream

Park Capital Campaign

With the help of many donations and volunteer hours Phase 1 is underway and moving ahead - just in time for 4-H Showcase, and our Centennial Family Fun Day! Visit our Park Capital Campaign page for news and to support building the dream!

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Honey Bee Swarm Season

Connect with local beekeepers who can safely capture, remove, and relocate honey bee swarms to a new home.

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LHPRISM Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management

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Gardening Helpline

Our Master Gardeners are ready to help you. Call today, or email

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Free 9 Week Workshop

Taking control of diabetes is all about FAB - Finding A Balance! Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is offering a free, fun, interactive 9 week workshop on how to prevent diabetes and its complications.

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Last updated July 24, 2017