SCHUYLER CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension in Schuyler County has some exciting agriculture and horticulture workshops and events coming up in August and September.
Healing Spirits Medicinal Herb Farm Tour- Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Healing Sprits Herb Farm 61247 NY-415 Avoca, NY 14809. Join Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County and Healing Spirits Medicinal Herb Farm for an evening herb walk. We will discuss the process of harvesting herbs and tour a drying house. During the tour, participants will also view mushroom production on the farm, the Apothecary, and the farms commercial kitchen. Please contact Roger Ort 607.535.7161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The workshop fee is $15. To learn more please visit http://cceschuyler.org/events or to register please visit https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/MedicinalHerbFarming2019_244
Summertime Rose Care and Rose Selection- Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Growing roses is not difficult as most people think. Learn how to care for your roses now that the first flush of bloom is over to encourage more and better flowering and to help prepare them for winter. Learn what roses will flourish in our region as well. The speaker: Lee Ginenthal, has been growing roses for over 30 years in the Finger Lakes region of NY. Lee is the owner of Der Rosenmeister Nursery, a small, family owned boutique nursery specializing in select cold hardy, disease resistant roses. This workshop will be heldat the Silverspoon café at 323 Owego Street Montour Falls. The fee is $10 to attend. Please pre-register here http://cceschuyler.org/eventsPlease contact Roger Ort, Local Foods and Agriculture Educator if you have questions 607.535.7161 or email email@example.com
Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Class- Monday, September 9th, 6-8:30 PM in Room 120 in the Human Services Complex, 323 Owego Street Montour Falls, NY.
Learn to grow shiitake mushrooms! This hands-on workshop will walk you through the steps of inoculating, caring for, and harvesting mushrooms from hardwood logs. We’ll cover many aspects of production, from choosing logs to avoiding pest issues and deciding when to pick. Each participant will inoculate their own shiitake log to take home. This class is appropriate for beginning growers, home gardeners, and anyone that’s curious about mushroom cultivation!
The fee to attend is $20 and each participant will inoculate their own shiitake log to take home. Pre-registration is required http://cceschuyler.org/events. Please contact Roger Ort, Local Foods and Agriculture Educator if you have questions 607.535.7161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvesting Schuyler’s Heritage 2019 Speaker Series- Salt Production– September 12th at 6pm. Join free conversations with experts discussing Schuyler County’s agricultural industries, past and present. Location: Elks Lodge, Watkins Glen. For more information please contact Phil Cherry at 607.535.7161 or email email@example.com
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Schuyler County
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