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3rd Annual Plant Sale!

Master Gardeners of Onondaga County

 Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 10 AM – 2 PM

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-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,…

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Join Us for a Farmland Protection Workshop

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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…

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CCE Onondaga secures $5.3 Million Nutrition Education Contract!

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….

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It all starts with the Grocery Cart – The first step in eating right is buying right!

IMG_1044During 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…

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Lowered Technology Cost Means Boost for a Onondaga County Maple Producer

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…

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CCE’s Mission

The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

Cornell Cooperative Extension fulfills this mission through a commitment to lifelong education that is learner-centered and results-oriented.

Contact Us

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
The Atrium, 2 Clinton Square
Syracuse, NY 13202

Telephone: 315-424-9485
Fax: 315-424-7056

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Mon-Fri