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

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COMPLETE STREETS: BUILDING MORE ACTIVE COMMUNITIES

Thursday, February 12, 8:30am - 3:30pm (lunch provided)

The Complete Streets initiative to prevent chronic disease and create healthy and safe environments include colaborators from Cornell Extension Connection, Delaware County; Public Health Service; Margaretville Memorial Hospital; O'Connor Hospital; TriTown Regional Hospital and UHS Delaware Valley Hospital.

The goal of the Alliance Partners is to have every municipality in Delaware County pass Complete Street policies.  The Villages of Delhi and Franklin and the Town of Delhi have passed Complete Streets policies.  For a copy of the flyer click HERE

To register, contact CCE at 607-865-6531 or email nc225@cornell.edu

FARMERS' TAX SCHOOL

Thursday, January 29, 1:00pm-3:30pm, CCE Resource Center.

More information to follow

DELAWARE COUNTY RESIDENTS:

USDA Local Foods Promotion Program funds support Extension's feasibility study of County residents' interest and usage for a Local Foods online ordering and centralized pick up venue. Click HERE to take our DELAWARE FRESH Consumer Survey. Your responses are anonymous. Thank you.

New York Dairy Farmers - YouTube

Dairy farmers are quiet and dedicated members of their community, who take immense pride in continuing their family's heritage by producing a quality product...

 

HYMERS FARM BENEFIT EVENT

Andes Hotel Offers Fun for all, Great Live Music, Fri Jan 30 

Friday, January 30, The Farm Catskills non-profit organization will host the Hymers Farm Benefit Event at The Andes Hotel. The evening will feature acoustic performances, with genres ranging from old-time to contemporary, from stand-out local/regional performers Becca Frame & Brian Shafer, Stoddard Hollow String Band, Joel Murray, and Altered Walter. The event will begin at 7pm, and is scheduled to conclude at 10pm. All monetary donations will be accepted, and all ages/families will be welcome. 

On December 11, 2014, the Hymers family dairy farm on Elk Creek Road, Delhi, suffered a tragic loss when their barn, and everything in and around the barn (including a wealth of equipment and tools), was destroyed in a fire. Cows, and calves, perished in the blaze, as well. The barn was an essential part of the Hymers family’s working dairy operation. The Hymers’ farm was one of the few remaining dairy farms on Elk Creek Road. The January 30 benefit event, and related campaign, is an effort to help the Hymers family rebuild, and help replace what they have lost.  

The Hymers Farm Benefit Event will include 50/50 raffles, a silent auction, and a variety of raffle prizes, as well. Sponsors of the event include High Country, Blue Bee, Stone and Sawyer, Jennifer Green, Tuna 3, Hudson Made, The Farmer’s Wife, Bagels and Cream, Thompson Photography Group, Spring Valley Sportsman, Diane Taylor, Haggerty Ace Hardware, Hanford Mills Museum, and Clean Green Music. The Andes Hotel’s full menu, and full bar, will be available throughout the evening. The event will take place in the Andes Hotel’s “Yellow Room” (an onsite banquet and entertainment facility), and all donations will be graciously accepted.

Those who cannot attend the 1/30 event but would like to help the Hymers family can donate online via YouCaring.com (“Hymers Farm Fundraiser,” http://www.youcaring.com/help-a-neighbor/hymers-farm-fundraiser/277379), and/or can mail a check to the following address: The Hymers Family, c/o Farm Catskills, 87 Sal Bren Road, Delhi, NY 13753.  

LINK TO EDEN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

LINK TO EDEN - CLICK HERE: EDEN

LINK TO WINTER STORM PREPAREDNESS: Winter Storm Prepardness

Sign up for NY –Alert weather reports on your computers and smartphones. Click here

Also, please familiarize yourself with the information on the NY EDEN website regarding Severe Summer storms and share this information widely. Click here

Specifically for agriculture, consider hosting Farm Disaster Preparedness clinics. Click here

Finally, for virtually any extreme weather event, preparedness is key. Click here

For more information click here: EmergencyPreparedness

Dealing With Power Outages:

What you need to know, click HERE

Portable Generator Safety, click HERE

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, click HERE

Staying Warm in an Unheated House, click HERE

Preparing Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

Safety of Frozen Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

Safety of Refrigerated Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

VENDORS WANTED FOR NEW LOCAL FOODS STORE AND ON-LINE STORE:  DELAWARE BOUNTY

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County has received a USDA Farmer Market Promotion Program Grant to open a local food outlet and on-line CSA ordering in Delhi, NY. The store will be located at the E-Center on Main Street and will open on March 1, 2015. Delaware Bounty will feature food products made in Delaware County.

Delaware Bounty will bring shopping convenience by connecting consumer and farmer, will encourage increased local consumption of fresh local food, and decrease farmers’ costs for their time, transportation and marketing.

Are you a Delaware County producer? Would you like to learn more about applying to be a vendor at the retail/online store?

Contact us at 607-865-6531 or email vsd22@cornell.edu to receive a Vendor Application Packet or click HERE 

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