Break the Fast!

For children and teens, eating breakfast is very important. Breakfast prepares children and teens to meet the challenges of learning. The kids who regularly eat breakfast tend to perform better in school, often scoring higher on tests.

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Live Your Dreams - Join 4-H!

Call us anytime at 344-1234, or attend one of our Fall Recruitment events. Click to learn more, and where/when the events will take place.

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Open House on the Farm

Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 10 am- 3 pm at Sprucegate Holsteins Dairy Farm, 302 Wallkill Road, Walden, NY 12586. A wonderful family outing! Bring the camera! Guided Tours, Farm Equip. & Milking Demos, Outdoor Games to Enjoy, Name the Calf Contest!

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Centennial Commemorative Journal and 2015 Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Annual Report

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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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Third Annual Duck Derby

Event Sponsor: First Federal Savings of Middletown, NY Time to get your ducks in a row! You can even adopt your Ducks online!

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Making Traditional Grape Jelly

You will never go back to commercially made grape jelly after you've tasted homemade! In this class you will learn how to extract juice from grapes and turn it into the perfect jelly. Of course, you'll bring home samples of your efforts!

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Infusing Workshop

Infusing Oils, Vinegars and Condiments. We'll demonstrate a variety of infusion recipes for you to taste and you will go home with all of the recipes. Now you can make any meal special with your home infused creations.

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Soup-Making Workshop

We will be making a total of 4 soups to take home and enjoy: Hearty Bean, Chicken, Beef, and Garden Vegetable. Techniques for freezing your soup will be discussed so you can learn how to preserve your soups for use anytime!

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Making Milk Soaps

Saturday, November 5, 2016. Go home with 8 bars of soap! (two each of four different types) We’ll be making the following soaps: Shea Butter, Aloe Vera, Avocado Pureé, and Shampoo Soap.

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Last updated September 23, 2016