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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability, and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping Rensselaer County families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is widely recognized as an unbiased educational resource with strong ties to numerous sectors and constituencies within the Rensselaer County community. Our efforts bring people together to build relationships that foster healthy and sustainable communities.

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 Rensselaer County Farm Markets


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Getting an e-mail address is just the beginning. There’s a lot to learn about being a smart and effective e-mail user. This class will help you get the most out of e-mail and stay connected and safe online. Laptops will be available for the first eight attendees to make use of during the program. Participants can also bring their own laptops or other devices.

  •  Friday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

    2455 NY Route 2 Grafton, NY

    Visit for directions.

    Contact Sarah McFadden at 272-4210 with questions.

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING. PLEASE WATCH OUR WEBSITE FOR NEW DATES. October 25-26, 2014. If you volunteer with a fire department or ambulance squad, join us! This training will teach you how to handle emergencies that are unique to farms. There will be classroom sessions as well as on farm training. Stations will include grain bin extractions, an overturned tractor and many other scenarios. Classroom portion to be held at Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department. On farm training to be held at Kinderhook Creek Farm, LLC. Cost is $65 per person and includes training materials, snacks and lunch on Sunday. Call 272-4210 to register.
November 4, 2014 the CCE offices will be closed for Election Day.
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