April 14, 2020 - 10:00am
CCE Clinton County 6064 State Route 22 Plattsburgh, New York 12901
Kelsey O'Shea, the farm business specialist for Clinton County will be hosting office hours at the CCE office on the dates listed. These hours provide the chance for farmers to bring questions on any of the following topics:
Book Keeping Systems
Farm Transition Planning
April 22, 2020 - 6:30pm
Are you interested in marketing your farm products to restaurants, retailers, or distributors? In this workshop, Silas Conroy will share his experience connecting small and mid-size farmers’ products to wholesale customers. Through examples from real producers and customers in our region, this interactive session will describe some common misconceptions, dos, and don’ts of working with wholesale customers.
April 25, 2020 - 10:00am
Equicenter Inc.3247 Rush Mendon Road Honeoye Fall, NY 14472
The Cornell Small Farms Program's Farm Ops project is working with the Canandaigua VA Medical Center's Whole Health Program to provide 1-day focused trainings at no cost to New York state veterans who are enrolled at a VA facility. This program is also open to spouses of NYS veterans. During this event, students will be introduced to:
An overview of the American Ginseng plant
Woodland plant identification (including trees and wildflowers)
Startup steps toward a successful ginseng operation.
May 16, 2020 - 11:00am
Wild Center 45 Museum Drive Tupper Lake, New York 12986
This shiitake log cultivation hands-on workshop & class is based on research conducted by Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel, authors of 'Farming in the Woods'. Learn the materials, timing, and techniques for cultivating shiitake mushrooms on logs. Inoculate and bring home your own log! This workshop is in partnership with The Wild Center.