Upcoming Events

 

2013

July

Park 2 Park Bike Circuit Sundays

Every Sunday, starting at 1pm at Beaudry Park. Bike from park to park with other friendly people from your community. For more information, e-mail here


Blue Frog Bike Club

Join them on Sunday mornings at 8 at the Blue Frog! Have some coffee and plan out a route, leave by 8:30 and try to be back between 10:30 and 11am.


League of American Bicyclists Training 

With the Cornell Cooperative Extension Bike Safety Program. Every first Sunday of the month. Free, registration required. Call CCE at 753-5077.


KIds Day at the County Fair

Wednesday, July 10, 10-8pm, County Fair Grounds

All kinds of free activities and games that kids can participate in, besides seeing all the livestock and art exhibits. Master Gardeners will be selling perennial plants. Bicycle rodeo between. More info here.    


How to Make Your Own Country Wine

Tuesday, July 16, 6pm, Home of Chris Applegate, 1751 Van Donsel Rd., Cortland (Virgil)

Learn to convert local fruits and botanicals into delicious beverages with Chris and Jared Popoli. RSVP here.


Guided Family Nature Hike - Meadow Meander

Saturday, July 20, 9am, Lime Hollow Visitor Center, 338 McLean Rd.

Bring the family and join our Senior Naturalist, Peter Harrity and explore Lime Hollow’s marvelous meadows. We’ll stroll the trails winding through our many meadows and search for beautiful butterflies. We’ll look for Monarch caterpillars, fritillaries, checkerspots, crescents, and more. 


From Recipe to Market 

Monday, July 22nd,   8:30am-4:30pm, CCE-Tompkins, 615 Willow Ave, Ithaca

A one-day workshop for new food entrepreneurs. Info here


August

How to USe cloth diapers, DIY Workshop


Large Scale Composting Workshop and Tour

August 6-7th, 9am-4pm, NYS Grange Headquarters, 100 Grange Place, Rm 202

Come learn about composting on a larger scale. This program will cover basics to composting, trouble shooting, site setup and maintenance and producing compost for various markets. For more info, contact Jared Popoli.


September

How to Ferment Food


October

Ben Falk, M.A.L.D, developer of Whole Systems Design, LLC, and author of The Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach, will be speaking in mid-October.


3rd annual Sustainable Living Tour