Article Contributed by
Farm Business Management Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture and Master Gardener Programs are excited to announce that the 2018 Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners List is now available. Annually, Cornell’s Garden-Based Learning program releases a comprehensive list of vegetable varieties that are well adapted for the New York State Community. The 2018 edition is now available by visiting www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua/2018-veg-var.
This comprehensive list is a tremendous resource for home gardeners, school gardens, and community organizations as they plan their 2018 gardens. In addition to this report, community members are also encouraged to visit www.vegvariety.cce.cornell.edu for detailed descriptions of varieties, seed sources, and growing fact sheets. Cornell’s Garden-Based Learning Program is based at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and provides educators with inspiring, research-based gardening resources and professional development to support engaging, empowering, and relevant learning experiences for children, youth, adults, and communities.
Support to gardeners is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua) in line with the County’s 20/20 Comprehensive Plan. CCE-Chautauqua is a community based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.