2017 Winter Outdoor Survival Camp

The Winter Outdoor Survival Camp is an opportunity for military youth ages 14-18 to enjoy the winter outdoors. Youth will sleep in an Adirondack lodge and will travel through the 1,200 acre forest on snowshoes and cross country skis during the day.

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Growers' Academy: Market Readiness Training Series

​Learn how to grow and market for large-scale consumers. Sessions will include Becoming an Institutional Market-Ready Producer, Marketing and Developing a Business Plan, Understanding GAPs and FSMA Certification, and Buyers' Market Panel.

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​Find out more about the work of Extension by signing up for our free, local, electronic newsletters!

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County 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 canning and parenting to youth development. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call to learn more! We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Parenting the Magic Years

​Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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The Middle Years

Learn more about this fun, free, and interactive six-week course that is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Learn tips on how to co-parent your children while you are separated.

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Healthy Baking Swaps

Stick to your resolutions without giving up the foods you love! Learn to prepare healthy versions of your favorite baked goods. Sample delicious treats and take home recipes that use all-natural ingredients with reduced sugar, fat and refined grains.

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2017 Cow Comfort Conference

This conference will focus on 'working with what you have and looking towards the future." Topics will include understanding the importance of cow comfort, facility design, economics of cow comfort, and more.

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Grow Your Own Food! Vegetable and Fruit Production for Home Gardeners

​Join us for one or more of these classes to learn the basics of growing your own vegetables and fruits at home!

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Last updated December 8, 2016