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Vegetable Gardening & Growing Tomatoes Successfully
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Vegetable Gardening & Growing Tomatoes Successfully

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Vegetable Gardening Learn the best, tried and true methods for selecting the best varieties, planting, maintaining, harvesting and sustaining a productive vegetable garden.Growing Tomatoes SuccessfullyLearn how to grow the best tomatoes ever. We will explore growing techniques, types of toma...

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5K Run/Walk and Kids 100 Yard Bunny Hop
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5K Run/Walk and Kids 100 Yard Bunny Hop

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Register HERE: 5K Run/Walk Registration ONLINE Become a Sponsor HERE: 5K Run/Walk Sponsorship ONLINE Hosted By CCE 4-H Alumni Committee Orange County Strollers allowed - start behind runners. Sorry! Please keep your pets at home! All 5K runners and walkers will receive finis...

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Backyard Composting
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Backyard Composting

Monday, April 3, 2017

Not sure what to do with your kitchen, garden and yard scraps? Would you like to start composting at home? Would you like natural, home-made compost for your lawns and gardens? Then expand your recycling efforts to include kitchen scraps and yard debris by signing up for our Backyard Compost...

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Parenting in this Wild New World
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Parenting in this Wild New World

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Parenting in this Wild New World: 5 Simple Tools for Successful ParentingThis program provides five practical steps that support healthy brain development in children and help them cooperate naturally. In this workshop, participants will: Identify their unique family values Learn about effec...

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FSMA Farm Food Safety Training
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FSMA Farm Food Safety Training

Friday, April 14, 2017

Co-sponsored by: Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange and Ulster Counties, Cornell University -The Produce Safety Alliance, and The Local Economies Project of The New World Foundation. Goals of this workshop: 1. Understand the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act 2. Comply with edu...

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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series
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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

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Discipline is Not a Dirty Word
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Discipline is Not a Dirty Word

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Four Session SeriesWednesdays, April 19, 26, May 3 & 10, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMMost parents/caregivers agree that getting their children to listen and behave is both important AND difficult. This program series will help adults learn and practice seven basic pr...

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Creating a Pollinator Friendly Garden
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Creating a Pollinator Friendly Garden

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Learn how to create bee-friendly backyards by promoting landscape practices that support pollinators and other beneficial insects. $10 ($8 GOC subscribers)

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Making Handcrafted Soaps
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Making Handcrafted Soaps

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Homemade soap making entails special ingredients, precise measurements and timing, as well as simple safety measures. Learn the basic techniques for making soap in this informative workshop. Participants will make soap to take home. $45

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Building a Garden Tee Pee Trellis
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Building a Garden Tee Pee Trellis

Monday, April 24, 2017

Festoon your garden in rustic charm with these grapevine wrapped Teepee Trellises, add lights for an instant garden accent, or plant with your favorite vine. You will make both a 3 and 5 foot trellis to take home. $30 ($27 GOC subscribers)

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Creating Your Own Salad Box Garden
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Creating Your Own Salad Box Garden

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

If you love the idea of eating home grown salads from April - November, a salad box can keep you in greens all season long! Bring a pair of sturdy work gloves, and we'll supply the materials and instruction for you to build your first salad box (and you'll know how to build as many more as yo...

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Discipline is Not a Dirty Word
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Discipline is Not a Dirty Word

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Four Session SeriesWednesdays, April 19, 26, May 3 & 10, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMMost parents/caregivers agree that getting their children to listen and behave is both important AND difficult. This program series will help adults learn and practice seven basic pr...

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4-H Archery Program
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4-H Archery Program

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Middle and High School Beginner's Course Thursday Evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm, Starting April 27 and ending June 15 Held at the Education Center & 4-H Park, 300 Finchville Turnpike, Otisville, NY Register online HERE Limit of 20 students Registration closes April 21, 2017. For more...

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Gluten-Free Cooking
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Gluten-Free Cooking

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Gluten free cooking is not just dedicated for those who suffer from gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, but also for those who live with people following a gluten free diet. Going gluten free doesn't mean giving up all of your favorite foods. Learn how and what you can do to manage a gluten fr...

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Create a Vertical Succulent Garden Box
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Create a Vertical Succulent Garden Box

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Do you have a boring patio or garden wall? Looking for a way to add interest? Come create your own colorful living succulent art to display in your garden and liven up the space. Succulents are a great choice to use because they are interesting and colorful, grow slowly and have low water requ...

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2017 4-H Calf Sale
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2017 4-H Calf Sale

Saturday, May 13, 2017

BBQ (first come first serve) and Silent Auction at 6pm.Calf auction starts at 7pm.Please contact Vanessa Merrill with questions (845-344-1234 or vam29@cornell.edu.For More Information, Click Here

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Parenting in a Media Age
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Parenting in a Media Age

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This workshop is designed to help parents and caregivers navigate their children through their worlds of media safely. Participants will learn: Why setting limits on screen time matters How to communicate effectively about what children see and experience through the media Strategies for modeling...

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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series
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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

Thursday, May 25, 2017

2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

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Create Your Own Hypertufa Planter
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Create Your Own Hypertufa Planter

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 18 Seward Ave., Middletown, NY 10940-1919 Old stone containers make wonderful planters, but they are heavy (and difficult to find)! Hypertufa is a lighter weight man-made, stone-like material created from natural materials that can be f...

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Parenting in this Wild New World
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Parenting in this Wild New World

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Parenting in this Wild New World:5 Simple Tools for Successful ParentingThis program provides five practical steps that support healthy brain development in children and help them cooperate naturally. In this workshop, participants will:Identify their unique family valuesLearn about effective par...

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Making Concrete Stepping Stones
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Making Concrete Stepping Stones

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 18 Seward Ave., Middletown, NY 10940-1919 Do you want to add a personal touch to your garden with some handmade garden art? Stepping stones in the garden aren't just decorative-they're functional too. If you have a large landscape bed, ...

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Making Jams & Jelly
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Making Jams & Jelly

Saturday, June 10, 2017

All held at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 18 Seward Ave., Middletown, NY 10940-1919 These hands-on workshops reinforce skills and procedures – giving you a more complete learning experience. Each workshop is $27/person or all three for $75 (must sign up for “all three” optio...

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4-H Animal Fun Day
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4-H Animal Fun Day

Saturday, June 10, 2017

4-H Animal Fun Day Want to learn more about animals and have fun while doing it?  Come to the 4-H Animal Fun Day!Awesome FUN, educational day for animal lovers!  Our animal science clubs and programs will have animals and fun hands-on activities and crafts for all ages to enjoy!

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Master Food Preservation 3-Day Training
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Master Food Preservation 3-Day Training

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Become a Master Food Preserver! Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting a three-day Master Food Preserver Certification training. Participants need no prior knowledge of food preservation to attend, but must be available to attend the entire training, be willing to share knowledg...

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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series
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2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

2017 Stormwater Management Training Series

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Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner

Monday, December 4, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County cordially invites you to attend our102nd Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner Dec. 4, 2017Location TBAFor further information, call Peggy Kral at 845-344-1234.

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