Events Calendar

Events Calendar

"Produce Spotlight" at Area Markets
GardenShare and Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County will be providing information to shoppers at all area farmers' markets. Handouts will include shopping, storage and preparation tips, along with nutritional facts and a few easy to follow recipes.

• Ogdensburg: Aug 7th (cucumber and tomato)
• Norwood: Aug 11th (cucumber and tomato)
• Gouverneur: Aug 14th (cucumber and tomato)
• Canton: Aug 15th (cucumber) and Aug 29th (tomato)
• Potsdam: Aug 16th (cucumber) and Aug 23rd (tomato)
• Massena: Aug 21st (cucumber and tomato)
• Dekalb: Aug 27th (cucumber and tomato)

July 26, 2014
Parasite Management/FAMACHA Workshop
10:00 am to 3:00 pm, CCE Learning Farm, Canton 
Learn how to manage your small ruminant parasites through pasture timing, strategic de-worming, and more. $35.00 includes materials and lunch and a FAMACHA card. Pre-registration is required but you can pay at the door. Contact the CCE office 315-379-9192 to register.

July 29, 2014
Foods Learning Event
6 pm to 8 pm, Extension Learning Farm, Route 68, Canton
CCE is sponsoring a regional field discussion for Northern New York horticultural growers: Includes a picnic supper, farm tour, and discussion of vegetable production projects focused on season extension, inter-row cover crops, reduced zone tillage, crop pests: leek moth and spotted wing drosophila, and more. Many guest speakers. The event is free but registration is required. See here for more info. Register by calling 379-9192 or email.  

July 30th, 2014
Bees and BeeKeeping Discussion Group
7:00 pm. Community Room, E.J. Noble Medical Bldg., 80 E. Main St, Canton, 
share valuable information about local beekeeping with each other. All levels of beekeeper are welcome, but the timing is especially good for new beekeepers interested in starting hives next summer. Call (315)347-4223, or email to sign up.

July 30, 2014
Beef Tour
6:30 pm, Akins' Farm
See the beef feeding operation, weighing and sorting. Mark and his family also have a cow-calf operation along with the dairy. Contact the CCE office 315-379-9192 to register.

July 31, 2014
ReQueening Your Hives
Luke Martin will be providing queen cells (not queens) - by advance order only - and showing you how to "do it yourself," or help the bees to do it, at least! Please contact Local Living Venture now for details. (315) 347-4223

August 2nd, 2014
Farmer's Market &Wellness Fair
11:30 am- 2:30 pm Norwood Municipal Building, Main St.  Norwood, NY
Free! This event is a community outreach being offered by the Norwood Public Library.

Farmers can have a booth for free! Contact: Raelee Simcox at (315) 353-2438 or 514-4959.

Aug 4th -8th, 2014
"All Things Food": Farming-Cooking-Nutrition Summer Workshop
Deep Root Center
Mon- Nutrition with Paula Youmell
Tues.& Wed.­-Time on the Farm at littleGrasse Foodworks with Bob & Flip
Thurs. & Fri.- ­ Cooking with Maria and Guest Facilitators
Learn more and register at

August 13th, 2014
Open House for Spotted Wing Drosophila Netting Exclusion and Fixed Spray System Farm Trials
3:00 – 5:00 pm
The Berry Patch of Stone Wall Hill Farm, 15589 NY Route 22, Stephentown, NY 12168
Free event, register by calling Marcie at 518-272-4210