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Persons needing special accommodations should contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at least two weeks prior to scheduled workshop.

Upcoming Events

Sep. 19 - Nov. 02, 2014

Sunset Wagon Rides at the Farm

All Day
Gather your friends, family, neighbors and schedule a tractor-drawn wagon ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze and campfire with marshmallows at the historic Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank. You choose the date and time to enjoy your experience. September 19-November 2. $10 per person over age 2. minimum 20 people. Call 852-4609 to schedule. more...
Sep. 27, 2014

Hops for Habitat Art and Awareness Event

6:00pm — 9:00pm
View a unique marine-inspired art exhibit while enjoying craft beer, shellfish and live music. All exhibited art will be for sale with proceeds supporting CCE's Marine Meadows Progam. Admission is free. September 27 from 6-9pm. Hoptron Brewtique in Patchogue. Exhibit will on display though October 31. more...
Sep. 29 - Oct. 03, 2014

CleanSweepNY - Disposal of Unwanted Pesticides

All Day
Farmers and owners of former farms, NYS certified pesticide applicators, cemeteries, golf courses, marinas, local municipalities, schools and retail/distribution establishments that have unwanted, outdated and unusable pesticides can dispose of these products free of charge. The program will also provide on-site assistance, analytical services to identify unknown/unlabeled pesticides and on-farm pickup for predetermined structurally unstable pesticide containers. Don't miss this opportunity! Registration packets are available from Cornell Cooperative Extension at... more...
Sep. 29, 2014

Fall Learn and Play

Join us for fun at the farm with your child ages 15 months to five years old. We have stories, songs, crafts, wagon rides and more. Sessions Mondays through Thursdays, focusing on a different themes. September 29 through December 18. Go to[] for more information on the schedule. $10 per child per class. Must register for minumum of four classes. 631-852-4600 to register. Suffolk County Farm... more...
Oct. 03, 2014

Professional Development Conference/What Makes Families Strong

All Day
CCE's Family Health and Wellness Program is offering a conference for professionals who work with children, youth and families. Educators from Cornell Cooperative Extension will present research-based information and practical ideas for strengthening families through asset-building. Conferences will be held on October 3 and October 24 at 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. 8:30am to 3pm. Light breakfast, lunch and handouts included. Space is limited so register early. Individual... more...
Oct. 04, 2014

Marine Meadows Workshop, Stony Brook

10:00am — 12:00pm
Marine Meadows Workshop October 4th 10am-Noon at the Avalon Barn located on Shep Jones Lane between Fox Meadow Lane and Harbor Road in Stony Brook Come learn about the importance of eelgrass habitat to our marine ecosystem and get a chance to play a hands on role in the restoration of this underwater species! Participants will work on land with CCE scientists to assemble eelgrass planting... more...
Oct. 04, 2014

PumpkinFest 2014!

11:00am — 5:00pm
Our annual PumpkinFest will be held this year on October 4 and 5  from 11am to 5pm. Come enjoy pumpkin-picking, vendors selling crafts, games, food, wagon rides and so much more! Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, 350 Yaphank Avenue. more...
Oct. 08, 2014

Cooking Smarter/Eating Better Cooking Classes

6:30pm — 8:30pm
*Cooking Smarter/Eating Better* will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family in four sessions. Each session will cover basic cooking techniques and other topics related to preparing food at home. Starting Wednesday, October 8 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the CCE offices, 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. $125 for all four sessions. All materials and food included in fee. Pre-registration... more...
Oct. 10, 2014

Children's Art Programs

10:00am — 11:00am
Arts Smarts with Teri is a 4-session art class series for children ages 2-5 (with a caregiver). Your child will enjoy exploring painting, sculpture, and drawing. Program includes a wagon ride and farm tour. Sufolk County Farm and Education Center, Yaphank on Fridays, October 10 through 31 from 10am to 11am. $60 for all four sessions. Registration is required. Call 852-4600 between 9am-3pm Monday through Friday to... more...
Oct. 22, 2014

Neonicotinoid Insecticide Use in Greenhouses

1:00pm — 2:30pm
Neonicotinoid Insecticide Use in Greenhouses October, 22 from 1-2:30pm What growers and garden center operators need to know. DEC pesticide recertification credits will be available. $10. Register in advance at 727-7850, ext. 341   more...