Babysitting 101

This hands-on class for youth ages 12 and older will teach future babysitters everything needed to be successful, safe, and fun caregivers.

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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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2016 Local Food Guide

Do you want to participate in our 2016 Local Food Guide. Then complete this form and return to our office by March 1.

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Winter-Spring 2016 Workshops

​Check out our wide variety of Winter 2016 workshops, including cheese making, dog obedience, landscaping, weight management, and more! These are just a few of our many program offerings; more can be found by clicking on Events on this website!

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4-H Teen Healthy Living Ambassadors

Teens will be trained to deliver healthy living curriculums to youth in elementary programs throughout the region. Following the training teens will assist in delivering healthy living programs. Registration deadline is February 29; space is limited.

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Reducing the Risk of Antibiotic Residues on your Dairy Operation

The objective of this Food Armor® program is to identify potential hazards and to identify critical control points to limit these hazards. Many residue issues result from poor communication and understanding by farm workers. Be proactive and join us!

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Making the Most of Local Meats

​Are you wondering how to debone a chicken and keep it whole? Rick Cross, an enthusiastic teacher of meat cutting and preparation, will talk about the cuts of meat and how to cook them. You will have your own chicken to debone.

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All Natural Homemade Spa Class

​Why spend money on pricey spa treatments when you can make your own natural products at home?Pamper yourself for just pennies using ingredients you already have in your kitchen.For youth and/or adults.

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Last updated February 5, 2016