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Become A Master Food Preserver

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation – either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Certified Master Food Preserver.

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Rochester on the Underground Railroad: A 4-H Spark Event

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Rochester was a very important place on the Underground Railroad-- the network of routes, places, and people that helped enslaved people in the American South escape to the North and Canada in the mid-19th century.During this session, youth will learn about the Underground Railroad and the import...

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Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Gardening

Thursday, May 26, 2022

This seminar covers the key factors that contribute to a successful vegetable garden, the top ten vegetables in a home garden and a variety of gardening concepts such as succession planting, crop rotation, composting and extending the growing season.Presented by Mater Gardener Jurij Kushner...

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Market in the Park

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Join us as we continue the tradition of the Proud Market. Market in the Park will be Saturday, May 28th, located on the grounds of Warner Castle at Highland Park, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, rain or shine. Vendors on site to offer a variety of unique plants and garden art:Enjoy tours of the War...

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Growing Strawberries at Home

Growing Strawberries

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Join us online for a Zoom program about growing delicious strawberries.Growing strawberries can be a fun and satisfying experience! If you are a beginner gardener, strawberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow. Homegrown strawberries are far more flavorful than the store-bought ones because ...

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4-H Sewing Spark Club

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Do you have an interest in creating your own clothes? Do you have a sewing machine but not know how to use it? Do you wonder how clothing and other fabric items are created? The 4-H Sewing Spark Club may be just the right space for you!This new group is forming for youth ages 10 and up. The club ...

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Check out a story about our food preservation program by clicking on this link.

Become A Master Food Preserver

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation – either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Certified Master Food Preserver.

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Master Gardener Plant Sale 2022

Saturday, June 11, 2022

We are excited to hold our Annual Plant Sale!  The sale is our largest community event and fundraiser each year. The plant sale will be held at the CCE-Monroe office and will have many varieties of plants for your garden. All sale proceeds go directly toward CCE-Monroe programming.We will be...

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Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Pollinators play an important role in native ecosystems, home gardens, and global food production. This presentation will discuss the wide range of pollinators active in our gardens and what gardeners can do to make their yard more attractive to pollinators. We will discuss a variety of ...

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Check out a story about our food preservation program by clicking on this link.

Become A Master Food Preserver

Thursday, June 16, 2022

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation – either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Certified Master Food Preserver.

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Master Gardener Summer Sale

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Visit us and browse through gently used gardening, lawn care, and outdoor-related items! Examples of sale items include...HAND & POWER TOOLS, WATERING CANS, LADDERS, LEAF BLOWERS, WHEELBARROWS, DECORATIVE POTS, GARDEN ART, BIRD HOUSES/ FEEDERS, GARDENING BOOKS & MAGAZINES, LAWN FURNITURE, & MORE!...

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Bird Habitat

Creating a Bird Habitat in your Backyard

Thursday, July 21, 2022

With just a little knowledge, time and effort, you can transform your yard into a beautiful bird sanctuary. Learn how easy it is to bring colorful songbirds to your backyard. Presented by Master Gardener Suzanne FeatherHosted by Chili Community Center

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Invasive Plants in New York Gardens

Thursday, September 15, 2022

What is an invasive plant? What are New York State’s regulations for invasives? What invasives am I likely to find as weeds in my garden and how can I control them?Learn the answer to these questions, discover what common garden and landscape plants are considered invasive, and get suggestions fo...

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Putting the Garden to Bed

Thursday, October 20, 2022

This seminar covers the things you should do in the fall whether you have an annual or perennial garden to help ensure a successful garden the next year.  Learn about fall activities to improve your lawns and gardens and to prepare for winter and the subsequent Spring season. Topics in...

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