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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Wild Edible Plants
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Wild Edible Plants

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Join CCE-Monroe County Master Gardener Linda Groves, for a discussion wild edible plants in our area. Learn what plants offer a delicious wild snack and how to prepare them!This discussion is presented in collaboration with the Chili Lions Club, Chili Public Library, and Cornell Cooperative Exten...

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Arbor Day
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Arbor Day

Friday, April 28, 2017

34th Annual Arbor Day tree planting is at Charlotte Beach Park.  Rain or shine a sugar maple will be planted.(clip art courtesy <a href="https://clipartfest.com/">clipartfest.com</a>)

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Garden Talks Series at Tinker Nature Park
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Garden Talks Series at Tinker Nature Park

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will presenting on various gardening topics at the Tinker Nature Park at the Hansen Nature Center. Saturday's at 10am! We can't wait to see you there. March 4th, 10am – Perennials 101Jurij Kushner, Master GardenerMarch 18th, 10am – Veg...

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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester
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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday Garden Workshops:Get excited about gardening! The City of Rochester has teamed up with Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County to provide several exciting garden talks. Talks will take place on Saturday mornings at various City libraries.Groceries from th...

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour
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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, in conjunction with Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi-annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Park Arboretum. Enjoy spring blooms and learn about the diverse plant collection featuring rare specimens during your tour!The rou...

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Vegetables and Companion Planting
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Vegetables and Companion Planting

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Master Gardener Mary Jo Lane will teach us all about the close planting of different plant species for benefits such as pest control, growth enhancement, pollination, providing habitat for beneficial creatures, and more! This class is free and open to the public. Registration requested.Event Type...

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Pick Up [Seneca] Park
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Pick Up [Seneca] Park

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Join the Zero Waste Management Committee to support our Monroe County Parks during Pick Up the Parks Day on May 6th!Meet at Wegman Lodge (Seneca Park, Zoo entrance road, in lower Seneca Park, at north end of Trout Pond). Join us for CLEAN UP from 9-11:30am.  Then stay for a &n...

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The Amazing World of Soil
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The Amazing World of Soil

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Come and join us for ‘The Amazing World of Soil’ event at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to learn about the importance of the soil and its health.A simple definition of soil health is ‘its capacity to function’. A healthy soil allows for a good water infiltration and retention, nutrien...

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4-H Animal Crackers
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4-H Animal Crackers

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Dogs and HorsesThe annual Animal Crackers program provides New York youth with fun hands-on science-oriented learning experiences on Animal Science topics which feature the unique facilities and staff of Cornell university.Registration begins at 9amWhen/Where: This Saturday workshop is held every...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour
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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, in conjunction with Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi-annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Park Arboretum. Enjoy spring blooms and learn about the diverse plant collection featuring rare specimens during your tour!The rou...

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4-H Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Fundraiser - HF store
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4-H Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Fundraiser - HF store

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Come support 4-H at the local Tractor Supply stores.  Purchase a paper clover at the register.

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4-H Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Fundraiser
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4-H Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Come on out and support 4-H at local Tractor Supply stores.  Our 4-H clubs set up displays and promote 4-H throughout the paper clover campaign.  In addition, buy a paper clover at the register and support local 4-H programming!

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Urban Agriculture Conference
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Urban Agriculture Conference

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The Urban Agriculture Working Group, with support from Foodlink and Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York, presents our 2nd Annual Rochester Urban Agriculture Conference. Join us for a day of hands-on workshops, demonstrations, tours, seed swaps and conversations for Rochester’s community gardeners and...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour
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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tour

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, in conjunction with Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi-annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Park Arboretum. Enjoy spring blooms and learn about the diverse plant collection featuring rare specimens during your tour!The rou...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Gardening with Bulbs
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Gardening with Bulbs

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Interested in gardening? Join Master Gardener Laurie Burtner from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County to learn about utilizing bulbs in your garden. Registration required.

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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester
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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Saturday Garden Workshops:Get excited about gardening! The City of Rochester has teamed up with Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County to provide several exciting garden talks. Talks will take place on Saturday mornings at various City libraries.Groceries from th...

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4-H Dairy and Equine 101
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4-H Dairy and Equine 101

Friday, May 19, 2017

This two-day, one night 4-H Equine or Dairy Camp which will be held at Morrisville State College. 4-H youth ages 13-19 years of age are eligible to participate in this camp/college experience. Equine interested youth will be able to select from two tracts in which they have the opportunity to...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Organic Gardening
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Organic Gardening

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Join Master Gardener Sharon Rosenblum and learn all about how to set up your very own Organic Garden. Registration Requested.Contact Dacy at the Odgen Farmers Library to register or follow the learn more link!5856176181dshute@ogdenlibrary.com

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Attracting Pollinators to your Garden
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Attracting Pollinators to your Garden

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Join CCE-Monroe County Master Gardener John Nelson, for a discussion on attracting pollinators to your garden. Learn what pollinators are in Monroe County and the plants that they love. Find out about why pollinators are so important and why we want them in our landscapes. This discussion is...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Friday, May 26, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Monday, May 29, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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The Amazing World of Soil
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The Amazing World of Soil

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Come and join us for ‘The Amazing World of Soil’ event at the Rochester Museum and Science Center to learn about the importance of the soil and its health.A simple definition of soil health is ‘its capacity to function’. A healthy soil allows for a good water infiltration and retention, nutrien...

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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market
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Master Gardeners at Flower City Days at the Market

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Master Gardeners will be available at Flower City Days at the Market! Don't be afraid to "Ask Your Master Gardener!""Flower City Days at The Market are a paradise for novice and experienced gardeners who want to cultivate gardens guaranteed to earn them bragging rights. And these events are Marke...

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Master Gardeners Garage and Plant Sale
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Master Gardeners Garage and Plant Sale

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Brought to you by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County Master Gardener Volunteers!Come enjoy a few hours in the sun (we hope!) while you browse through gently used gardening, lawn care, and outdoor-related items! Examples of items for sale include... Hand and power toolsLawn-mower ac...

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Home Preservation of Food, Gearing up for your Summer Harvest
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Home Preservation of Food, Gearing up for your Summer Harvest

Monday, June 5, 2017

Join Master Gardener Melanie Popick to learn about Home Preservation of Food, Gearing up for your Summer Harvest! Melanie will discuss a basic overview of all methods related to food preservation. Canning of fruits, vegetables, pickles and salsa. Dehydration of fruits, vegetables and herbs. ...

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Gardening 101
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Gardening 101

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Gardening 101: Tips for Growing Veggies, Tuesday, June 6, 7-8 pmJoin Master Gardener, Sharon, to learn about Gardening 101: Tips for Growing Veggies. Free program at the Mendon Public Library. Open to teens and adults. Please call to register, 624-6067.

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Garden Talks Series at Tinker Nature Park
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Garden Talks Series at Tinker Nature Park

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will presenting on various gardening topics at the Tinker Nature Park at the Hansen Nature Center. Saturday's at 10am! We can't wait to see you there. March 4th, 10am – Perennials 101Jurij Kushner, Master GardenerMarch 18th, 10am – Veg...

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Maplewood Rose Festival
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Maplewood Rose Festival

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday June 10 (10a-6p) is the Maplewood Rose Festival on the corner of Lake and Driving Park.  Stop by throughout the day to smell the roses and learn how to grow and care for your roses.

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Birds, Bees and Butterflies Attracting Pollinators to Your Landscapes
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Birds, Bees and Butterflies Attracting Pollinators to Your Landscapes

Monday, June 12, 2017

Join Master Gardener, John Nelson to learn about Birds, Bees and Butterflies Attracting Pollinators to Your Landscapes.

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester
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Saturday Garden Workshops with the City of Rochester

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Saturday Garden Workshops:Get excited about gardening! The City of Rochester has teamed up with Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County to provide several exciting garden talks. Talks will take place on Saturday mornings at various City libraries.Groceries from th...

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Recognizing, Preventing, and Managing Weeds in your Landscape and Garden
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Recognizing, Preventing, and Managing Weeds in your Landscape and Garden

Monday, June 19, 2017

Recognizing, Preventing, and Managing Weeds in your Landscape and Garden with Elizabeth Berkeley, CCE-Monroe County Lab DiagnosticianLearn to ID weeds in your landscape and garden with this interactive, hands-on demo followed by learning management techniques to control and prevent them in the ...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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4-H Gymkhana Horse Show
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4-H Gymkhana Horse Show

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Save the date for this year's 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show

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4-H Career Explorations Conference

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The 4-H Career Explorations Conference is made up of two programs – University U (for those entering 8th & 9th grade) and Focus for Teens (those entering 10th – 12th grade). Teens choose the grade appropriate program and then Focus participants select three Focus programs they are most interest...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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NYS 4-H Dog Show
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NYS 4-H Dog Show

Saturday, August 19, 2017

New this year, the NYS 4-H Dog Show will not be held during the NYS Fair.Instead it will be held on this date.We support our 4-H K-9 Kids members as they continue to represent Monroe County fabulously in this event.

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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops
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Rochester Urban Agriculture Garden Workshops

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

April 26 - Extended Season Growing with Cool Weather VegetablesFood garden activities do not start Memorial Day and end with Labor Day. Many cool season vegetables may be grown in March, April, October & November. Learn more about growing ‘on the shoulder’.May 10 - Landscape with Vegetables f...

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4-H Halloween Party
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4-H Halloween Party

Friday, October 20, 2017

Join us for an evening of uproarious laughter and ghoulish fun as Monroe County 4-H celebrates this most spooktacular time of year! Please bring a Halloween-themed dish or snack to pass; we will award a prize for the best one! Pizza and drinks will be provided. We will be holding a cost...

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4-H Achievement Night and Dance

Friday, November 3, 2017

Join the Monroe County 4-H program to celebrate the successes of our youth! At our Achievement Night celebration, we will award project medals and certificates and enjoy good food and 4-H friends. The event concludes with a youth-friendly DJ so that we can dance the night away!

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4-H Horse Awards Dinner

Friday, November 17, 2017

Details to follow; time to be determined!

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