Flower Power

Master Gardeners to Host Annual Spring Fundraiser

Flower Power

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Chautauqua County may very well be a gardener’s paradise. It is home to miles of vineyards, where grapes hang heavy from vines; acres of farmland, neatly striped with corn and hay; and endless forests, huddling green and thick around the lake. With all the right natural resources and institutions for […]

First Evening in the Garden for 2017

First Evening in the Garden for 2017

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners are excited to announce the first Evening in the Garden (EIG) for the 2017 gardening season on May 17 at 6:00 p.m. The Demonstration Garden is located at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. Included […]

Community Learning Opportunity Continues to Offer Support to Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders

Community Learning Opportunity Continues to Offer Support to Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders

Article Contributed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is continually developing programs to help beginning and diversifying farmers in our area. Their creation of the Western New York Beginning Farmers and Homesteaders group has continued to be successful and has created an online learning community. This group is […]

Understanding Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Program would like to provide you with some information on Diabetes. What is Diabetes? The American Diabetes Association explains that Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood […]

Food Waste

Food Waste

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program would like to bring awareness to a growing national problem-food waste. According to the USDA, about 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the United States. This costs most people […]

Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Ag Literacy Week Underway in Chautauqua County

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is continually working to increase public awareness of the great things happening in agriculture. As part of this effort, CCE-Chautauqua is proud to facilitate the Agricultural Literacy Week initiative for Chautauqua County. In celebration of National Agriculture Week […]

Chautauqua Maple Promotion Day – Thursday, March 16th

Chautauqua Maple Promotion Day – Thursday, March 16th

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County The Maple Producers Association of the Chautauqua Region (MPACR) and the Chautauqua County Farm Bureau invite you to attend the annual Chautauqua Maple Promotion Day on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 starting at 10:00 AM, at Big Tree Maple, owned and operated by Lloyd and David Munsee, […]

Limited Tickets Available for Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair

Limited Tickets Available for Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program still has tickets available for their 5th annual Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair benefit dinner on Sunday, February 26, 2017.Tickets are available for $25.00 per person and can be purchased from any Chautauqua County 4-H […]

Strategy for Saving Money

Strategy for Saving Money

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s EFNEP, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program would like to offer some ways to save money. Many families throw away hundreds of dollars of food each year because it isn’t used up, or isn’t stored properly. A good strategy for saving money […]

Using a Food Thermometer

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s EFNEP Program would like to offer some tips on how to safely use a food thermometer. The only way to know that food is cooked to the correct temperature and eliminate harmful bacteria that may be present is to use a food […]

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