Master Gardeners of Onondaga County
Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 10 AM – 2 PM
-Herbs, vegetables, perennials and annuals-
Plants are reasonably priced!
Devine Gardens, vermicompost AND a wide variety of Native, Nursery- Propagated Perennials from Amanda’s Garden.
These plants are durable,…Read More
Cooperative Extension Offers Farmland Protection Workshop on May 5th
SYRACUSE, ONONDAGA COUNTY – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will host a workshop on May 5th to help farmland owners learn about farmland protection. “Farmland Protection: Let’s Get Started!” invites farmland owners in Onondaga County to think about the importance of protecting their working farmland for…Read More
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County has successfully secured a $5.3 million, five-year contract to implement a regional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program (SNAP-ED). The purpose to the program is to educate low-income residents who are eligible for, or in receipt of SNAP benefits, in how to manage their resources to secure nutritious food for themselves and their families….Read More
During March, Nojaim Grocery Store on Gifford Street was host for over 35 shoppers who learned new skills to purchase healthy food on a budget. Our Nutrition educators provided point-of purchase information focused on produce, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean, and inexpensive protein sources. Tour participants received a $10 gift card to purchase healthy…Read More
March 23, 2015
Greg McCartney loves to make maple syrup. A native of the Adirondacks, McCartney’s grandfather was a dairy farmer and a maple producer with thousands of buckets and a 20 foot long arch. This was mapling the old-fashioned way.
When McCartney moved to Camillus he was still producing syrup the old-fashioned way, hanging buckets and boiling on a flat pan. Only his…Read More