Creating Holiday Wreaths & Tabletop Trees, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, 18 Seward Ave., 3RD Floor, Middletown, NY 10940, Your Choice of Two Sessions: 1:00 ~ 3:00 pm OR 6:30 ~ 8:30 pm (Snow Date: 12-13-13). Come to our workshop and learn how to create YOUR CHOICE of a Holiday Wreath or Tabletop Tree! We will provide all materials; you will need to bring a pair of clippers and gloves. The cost for the workshop is $35.00 per person (Gardening in Orange County subscribers pay only $31.50). Seating is limited, so please reserve your place early to avoid disappointment. Registration deadline is November 21, 2013. No Registration at the door.
Orange County Christmas Tree Growers - Your guide to locally grown trees! A listing of County sources for U-Pick/Cut or Fresh Cut LOCALLY GROWN Christmas Trees, plus tips, varieties, and more!
Attention All Enrolled 4-H Volunteer Leaders:
Board Elections/Adoption of Revised Constitution and Bylaws
Please join us at the December meeting to learn more. This important meeting will feature a dessert social, opportunity to vote on the newly revised Constitution and Bylaws and elections for the Board of Directors. We encourage you to start off the New Year by learning and sharing while participating in our January meeting which is a potluck social and any subsequent meeting that you are able to attend. Meetings and the election are open to all currently enrolled 4-H volunteers.
Thursday, December 5, 6:30 pm - Dessert social. 7:00 pm Meeting and elections. To be held at the Fire Training Center, 9 Training Center Lane, New Hampton, NY. (Snow Date: Dec. 12)Friday, January 10, 6:00 pm - Pot luck, bring a dish to share. To be held at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Middletown. (Snow date: January 17)
Programs for Parents & Caregivers, Fall 2013. Because Kids Don't Come with Directions! Read/download information on our Fall Parenting Ed workshops including: Getting Ready for the Teen Years!; Strengthening Families, Discipline is not a Dirty Word; Healthy Children / Healthy Families; They're Back (or They Never Left); What Do You Do with the Mad You Feel.
Orange County Farmers Market Listing for 2013 - where to find local fruits, veggies and more!
New Farmer's Manual for 2013: If you are new to an agricultural endeavor (small or large) download this manual for a listing of local and regional resources you'll find helpful!
Emergency Food Programs - a listing of resources, including soup kitchens, food pantries and social services that distributes or serves food.
Helping Children Cope with Tragedies and Natural Disasters - click for resources.
Gathering of Gardeners for 2014 A year of monthly home gardening programs, 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County, Middletown, NY. Attend as many programs as you like -- click for details! Click here for coupon good for one free class!
2014 Master Gardener's Speakers Bureau - Visit our Master Gardener Speakers Bureau web page.
Stop Deer from Eating Your Profits ...while helping to feed the hungry. Learn how to keep nuisance deer from destroying your crops and assist our Venison Donation program by providing meat for the needy!
2012 Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Annual Report
Irene/Lee Storm Recovery Info and Resource Page
Our "Think Your Drink" demonstration featured on recent Times Herald Record NewsWatch with Tracy Baxter. The segment begins at minute 3.28.
Orange County 4-H takes part in Time Warner's "Connect a Million Minds" program. Cracking Codes in the Digital World gave students with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County's 4H afterschool group an inside look at how Time Warner Cable operates. Courtesy of YNN.
A look at RAPP and Orange County Youth Bureau's collaborative work. Courtesy of YNN, March 2011.
RAPP Through the Years - a report from November 2010. Courtesy of YNN
Self-Guided Community Campus Tree Tour - The Campus is home to a wonderful collection of trees -- this guide contains a map and information on over 40 trees!
Updated: November 20, 2013
Visit EDEN for a wealth of information to assist with disaster situations.
Literacy Volunteers of Western Orange County, Inc,
New York State
Cornell Cooperative Extension (State-Level)
City of Port Jervis
Orange Ulster BOCES
Orange County Soil and Water Conservation District
Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact our office if you have any special needs.
Updated: November 20, 2013