Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2017!
We're looking for interested adult volunteers to serve as 4-H club leaders and to lead events. You can inspire youth, and help them grow and master new skills.
is a program in which youth learn to create a presentation and develop the skills needed to present it before an audience.
In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to nonprofit management skills. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!
Learn how you can better prepare yourself for the bitter winters of New York State.
Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.
Friday, January 27, 2017, all 4-H Members & their Families are invited to attend this special evening to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the Putnam County 4-H Youth Members.
is a day long event organized by and designed for Putnam County High School students. The forum will feature workshops such as healthy lifestyles, technology, college, etc. and facilitated by professionals.
of a Changing Climate. This detailed guide will teach you how to have a "climate-friendly" garden. It provides ways to reduce chemical inputs, improve compost, and how to use cover crops to increase soil health.
Cornell Small Farms Program presents a workshop on Friday, March 10th at 9am in Putnam. Anyone who is growing shiitake commercially, starting up a log-grown operation, or considering commercial production is welcome and must pre-register.
Last updated December 6, 2016