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CANCELLED !!!!!  Backyard Chickens for Beginners
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CANCELLED !!!!! Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The class on January 16th has been cancelled due to snow.  All persons who have preregistered will be automatically enrolled in the February 22nd course at the same time here at the CCE office.  All questions can be referred to Jason Detzel at (518) 567 4506Are you interested in raisin...

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Retirement Celebration in Honor of Lydia Reidy!

Friday, January 19, 2018

You're invited! Come join us on Friday, January 19 at Frank Guido's Little Italy in Kingston from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM to celebrate Lee's 43 years of service in the Extension system. Enjoy refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, live music and open bar for the first hour! Cost is $50 per person. Please RSVP b...

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Board and Operations Meeting

Monday, January 22, 2018

First Board meeting of the year!This meeting is free and open to the public. 

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Pigs for Beginners
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Pigs for Beginners

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

There has been a surge in interest for pastured and woodlot pig rearing in the last few years. This class will review best care practices for raising pigs and discuss some of the ways that producers can integrate pigs into their current production system.  Whether you're interested in b...

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Free Movie Night:  How to Train your Cattle to Eat Weeds
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Free Movie Night: How to Train your Cattle to Eat Weeds

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Progressive Ulster Graziers (PUG) is a group of local graziers which meets every other month to review techniques and procedures pertaining to progressive grazing practices.  In this installment, we will watch a movie on how to train your cattle to eat weeds.There will be time for a discussi...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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

Monday, February 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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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)
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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own sheep or goats? Join us for a class on starting out with small ruminants in the Hudson Valley.  This class will be held on February 6 and repeated on February 28.Sheep and goats can provide meat, fiber, and friends! Whether you are interested in starti...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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4th Annual Grain School:  Supplying Local Grains to Local Artisan Bakers
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4th Annual Grain School: Supplying Local Grains to Local Artisan Bakers

Friday, February 9, 2018

CCE Ulster County and the Capital Area Ag and Hort Program welcome you to the 4th annual Hudson Valley Value-Added Grain School.  This year we focus on supplying local grains to local artisan bakers. It will be a great opportunity for anyone interested in the grains industry to learn and net...

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Chocolate Truffle Making Class!
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Chocolate Truffle Making Class!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Nothing says "you're special" like homemade chocolates. Learn how to make a variety of chocolate truffles, just in time for Valentine's Day. Give them away or treat yourself! Take home one dozen.All classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Ro...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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Winter Lecture Series
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Winter Lecture Series

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series - workshops designed for the home gardener.  The following workshops will be held on Thursdays in February and March from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at our education center, 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza), Kingston, NY 12401.  February 15  &nb...

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CANCELLED !!!!!  Backyard Chickens for Beginners
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CANCELLED !!!!! Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The class on January 16th has been cancelled due to snow.  All persons who have preregistered will be automatically enrolled in the February 22nd course at the same time here at the CCE office.  All questions can be referred to Jason Detzel at (518) 567 4506Are you interested in raisin...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)
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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own sheep or goats? Join us for a class on starting out with small ruminants in the Hudson Valley.  This class will be held on February 6 and repeated on February 28.Sheep and goats can provide meat, fiber, and friends! Whether you are interested in starti...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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

Monday, March 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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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing
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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Learn the basics and benefits of rotating your animals. This course will cover site selection, fence building, water systems, and setting your goals to get the most out of your time, your resources, and your animals.Further details will be posted.  To be sent a brochure and registration inf...

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Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Tour

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

More details and a registration form will be posted soon.  For more info. on the flower show, visit their official website at https://theflowershow.com/plan-your-visit/show-in... To be sent a brochure as soon as it becomes available contact Dona at 845-340-3990 x335.   

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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Getting Started with Rabbits
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Getting Started with Rabbits

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Are you interested in growing rabbits to sell as food or breeding stock?  Our guest presenter, Ashley Pierce, will review all the techniques and knowledge you need to get started with your very own successful and profitable rabbit enterprise.   Further details and registration op...

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Winter Lecture Series
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Winter Lecture Series

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series - workshops designed for the home gardener.  The following workshops will be held on Thursdays in February and March from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at our education center, 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza), Kingston, NY 12401.  February 15  &nb...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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Deadline for Seedling Sale Orders
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Deadline for Seedling Sale Orders

Friday, March 16, 2018

The annual Master Gardener Program's Seedling Sale is underway!   The deadline for orders is March 16.  Details and order form at http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/gardening/master-gardener-program/seedling-sale-fundraiser.

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Raising Pigs on Pasture
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Raising Pigs on Pasture

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Learn the techniques and pitfalls of raising pigs on pasture or woodland.  We will review forage quality, parasite control, breed selection, and marketing modalities. More details and registration information will be posted.  To be sent a brochure/registration as soon as it beco...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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Handmade Dumpling Class!
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Handmade Dumpling Class!

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Learn how to make dumpling wrappers, fill them with assorted fillings like meat, shrimp and vegetables, then boil, steam or fry! We'll make and taste several types from around the world.All classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaf...

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Winter Lecture Series
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Winter Lecture Series

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series - workshops designed for the home gardener.  The following workshops will be held on Thursdays in February and March from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at our education center, 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza), Kingston, NY 12401.  February 15  &nb...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and the SUNY Ulster Ve...

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

Monday, April 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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19th Annual Garden Day: "Trowel to Table"
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19th Annual Garden Day: "Trowel to Table"

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Join in the fun of learning how to grow your best garden ever!    Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (CCEUC) Master Gardeners, “Garden Day” welcomes all gardeners from beginners to experts to take part in this day-long gardening experience. This year’s t...

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Savory Crepe Making Class
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Savory Crepe Making Class

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Crepes are classic for a reason - fancy and fast, sweet or savory, breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! Come for lunch and make healthy, delicious asparagus crepes with hollandaise sauce. All classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hann...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Friday, April 27, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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

Monday, May 7, 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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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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Texas BBQ Class!
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Texas BBQ Class!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Join Janie and her special semi-Texan guest, Christian Malsatzki, for an intense 2 hour Texas BBQ training. Equipment, meats, methods and tastings included! All 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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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.  Schedule9 am - 10 am   Drop off Plants and get vouchers11 am - 11:30 am  Swap only11:30 am - Until Plants are Gone     Swap and Sale!To make this sale a wonderful a...

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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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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza...

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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Cente...

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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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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Pla...

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

Monday, August 6, 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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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12401. Re...

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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 124...

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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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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 classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12401. Registration is $35 per...

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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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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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