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Small Ruminant School at Glynwood
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Small Ruminant School at Glynwood

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Join us for Small Ruminant School at Glynwood, 362 Glynwood Road, Cold Spring, NY.  Instructors: Dr. Tatiana Stanton, Small Ruminant Specialist, Cornell Dept. of Animal ScienceJason Detzel, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster CountyDonald Arrant, Glynwood Livestock ManagerS...

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Great Plant Swap & Sale
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Great Plant Swap & Sale

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Don't miss the 20th Annual Great Plant Swap & Sale at Forsyth Park Pavilion, 157 Lucas Avenue in Kingston.  For a printable flyer click here.  Schedule9 am - 10 am   Drop off Plants and get vouchers11 am - 11:30 am  Swap only11:30 am - Until Plants are Gone   &n...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, June 4, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Presentation for Food Producers
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Presentation for Food Producers

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Are you a food producer interested in donating your surplus?Eat Well Kingston, a program of CCE Ulster County, is hosting a presentation by Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley about FeedHV. “FeedHV is a regional food rescue and gleaning network dedicated to meeting the needs of ne...

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Farm Tour
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Farm Tour

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

During this tour of a local cattle farm, we will get a look at the ways that these folks are able to maximize their use and stewardship of perennial pastures to boost animal weight gain and improve health. We will also talk about how rotating pastures can improve the diversity and vigor of y...

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4-H Showmanship Clinic Species Round Robin
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4-H Showmanship Clinic Species Round Robin

Saturday, June 9, 2018

4-H Youth from Ulster, Orange and Sullivan Counties are welcome to attend a 4-H Showmanship Clinic.  Location:  Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New York, NY 12561This event is free and will be held rain or shine.  Pre-registration is required by June 7.&...

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Knife Skills Class
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Knife Skills Class

Monday, June 11, 2018

Learn to chop like a pro, properly bone a chicken and save money. The class will also cover what knives you really need and how to properly care for them. Take home your chicken and vegetables. All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 23...

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Gardening in a Changing Climate
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Gardening in a Changing Climate

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Join us to learn about "Gardening in a Changing Climate".  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master Gardeners Program’s...

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Farm Tour for Progressive Ulster Graziers
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Farm Tour for Progressive Ulster Graziers

Friday, June 22, 2018

Join us for the Progressive Ulster Graziers (PUGs) Farm Tour.  This is a free event, open to the public.  PUGs is a group of local graziers which meet every other month to review techniques and procedures pertaining to progressive grazing practices.In this installment of PUGs, w...

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Canning Strawberry Jam Class!
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Canning Strawberry Jam Class!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Start your preserving season with this classic. Learn how to preserve foods using the boiling water bath method and the science behind canning recommendations for safe preservation. Take home a jar of canned strawberry jam!All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Educatio...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, July 9, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Movie Night for Livestock Producers
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Movie Night for Livestock Producers

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Join us for the July meeting of PUGs (Progressive Ulster Graziers)*, where we will watch the movie “Forgotten Farms”, an award-winning documentary about the struggles faced by small dairies in the northeastern United States, focusing on 16 dairy farmers.  We invite you to join us for thi...

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Using Annuals in the Perennial Garden

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Join us to learn about using annuals in your perennial garden.  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master Gardeners Prog...

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Pressure Canning Class!
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Pressure Canning Class!

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Learn how to safely use a pressure canner and preserve the season's bounty for quick meals all year long. Can vegetables, meats, soups and stews. Take home a jar of what we can in this hands-on class. All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at ...

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2018 Ulster County 4-H Fair
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2018 Ulster County 4-H Fair

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

May 8th Fair Exhibit Preparation Clinic happening 6-7:30p at the Kingston office Animal Barn Coordination Projections - to be submitted by Club Leader of primary club to Tami no later than June 5thFair Books and GuidelinesFair Books- Please note small updates may be made with revision d...

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Sushi Rolling Class!
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Sushi Rolling Class!

Monday, August 13, 2018

Learn how to roll sushi like a pro! Ingredients and methods for vegetarian sushi will be covered. Stay for lunch and enjoy your Japanese masterpiece! All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12...

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Dehydrating! - Food Preservation
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Dehydrating! - Food Preservation

Thursday, August 16, 2018

One of the oldest methods of food preservation - learn about equipment and techniques needed to dehydrate food. Then, cook a meal using all preserved foods!All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston,...

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How to Take Garden Photos Like a Pro

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Join us to learn about photographing your garden - how to do it like a pro!  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master G...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, September 10, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Plant Sale
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Plant Sale

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fall is the best time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs! The Master Gardener Program holds its annual Plant Sale, a fundraiser for the program, and part of the Learning in the Garden series.The Plant Sale will offer an array of plants from the Xeriscape Garden itself, plus perennials, shrubs,...

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Handmade Pasta Class!
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Handmade Pasta Class!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Fresh pasta made by hand. What more do we need to say? Ingredients, methods and sauces will be discussed. Take home your pasta! All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12401. Registration is $...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, October 1, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Natives, and other Plants, for Late Season Color

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Join us to learn about adding late-season color to your garden through the use of natives and other plants.  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Cl...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, November 5, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, December 3, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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