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​Challenges of the Shade Garden

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Shade gardening presents many challenges and many rewards. Join us for a discussion of tips and tools to make your shade garden a delight. We will cover such topics as: soil texture and pH; plants and patterns for different kinds and qualities of light; foliage and bloom options. On-site examp...

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Strengthening Families Program: For parents/caregivers to attend with youth ages 8-12

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Strengthening Families Program Spring/Summer 2019 FlyerThe Strengthening Families Program allows parents/caregivers the chance to spend special time with their youth and engage in fun, educational activities and discussion.Topics to expect:Effective parenting strategies,Showing love and ...

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Herb Tasting

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Kimberly Ann Maercklein from EatSmart NY will lead a nutrition class. We will use herbs from the garden and supplemented by EatSmart NY to try on flatbreads which will be provided by EatSmartNY. In addition to the nutrition workshop, participants will be invited to do work in the garden inclu...

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EPA Certified Renovator Initial (RRP I) Training

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Initial Training—The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator....

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The Great New York State Fair 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

For fairgoers the Fair's general admission gates open at 7:00 am daily and close at 10:00 pm, except for Labor Day, when the entire grounds close at 9:00 pm. Exhibit buildings are open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, with the exception of Labor Day when they close at 9:00 pm.Youth who participate in A...

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Pastured Hog Production for Beginners

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension and Kinderhook Farm to learn the basics of raising hogs on pasture. Kinderhook Farm is an Animal Welfare Approved, diversified livestock operation, raising hogs, sheep, beef, layers, and broilers, all on pasture. Kinderhook Farm’s hogs are often of different bre...

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3rd Annual Family Farm Day

Sunday, September 8, 2019

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EPA Certified Renovator Initial (RRP I) Training

Thursday, September 12, 2019

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Initial Training—The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator....

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Fermented foods

​Fermented Foods

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Learn the history and health benefits of fermented foods and how to make some at home, including sauerkraut and fermented dill pickles. We will also discuss methods to make kombucha and kimchi. Participants will take a jar of vegetables home to ferment. Call or e-mail Karen to pre-register at 5...

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EPA Certified RRP Refresher Training

Friday, September 13, 2019

5 years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.

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CDPHP Block Party

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Come join Siobhan A’Hearn and Jillian Ludwig from Eat Smart New York as they provide education on healthier lunches and reducing sugary snacks. This event will showcase over 50 agencies and organizations, and include healthy food, giveaways, and activities for all ages.

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Story Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Story Harvest is a celebration of art and food from seed to table! The Sanctuary for Independent Media’s 8th annual outdoor fall festival cultivates community through art, food, stories, and music. The occasion recognizes the journey of a growing community network dedicated to sustainability....

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Upper Madison Street Fair

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Upper Madison Street Fair will be alive with a variety of vendors featuring local arts & crafts, food, dancing & drumming, a silent auction, used book sale and activities for the kids, such as art making, yoga, face painting, chess and more! Kim Maercklein from Eat Smart New York will be ther...

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EPA Certified Renovator Initial (RRP I) Training

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Initial Training—The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP I...

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Delaware Community Farmers’ Market

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Please join Eat Smart New York nutrition educator, Kim Maercklein, as she utilizes seasonal vegetables from the farmers’ market to create a nutritious and appetizing dish. The Delaware Community Farmers' Market offers local fresh picked fruits, veggies, herbs, eggs, jams, baked goods, and more.

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EPA Certified Renovator Initial (RRP I) Training

Thursday, September 26, 2019

EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Initial Training—The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP I...

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