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garden by the sea

Gardening by the Sea - ONLINE

Thursday, April 2, 2020

If you garden near the sea, you know there are additional matters requiring your attention. Which plants can tolerate salt spray, sand or sandy soil and considerable wind? Discover the many attractive cultivars of plants, including perennials, shrubs and grasses which can successfully with...

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chickens in the yard

Raising Backyard Chickens - ONLINE

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Thinking about raising chickens? Come learn at our FREE event. Join us virtually to learn about raising chickens in your own backyard. Learn from our Animal Science Educator and get a virtual visit from our chickens, & learn how to sign up for chick/hen purchases. Lecture presentation at 1...

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vegetable and flower garden mixed

Plant Food Everywhere - ONLINE

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Learn how Long Islanders and others around the globe have started planting food in the most unlikely places in an effort to increase food security. Tips and strategies will be shared from successful local initiatives.

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harvesting carrots and cabbage

Organic Vegetable Gardening - ONLINE

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Learn how to grow food in your backyard. This session covers the 5 keys to a successful vegetable garden: location, soil preparation, plan, planting choices and good maintenance. No green thumb needed to get started.

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baked tomatoes

How Tomatoes Lost Their Flavor - ONLINE

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Remember how tasty and delicious tomatoes once were? This presentation explores how and why many tomatoes lost their flavor in the last 30 years including their growing, sourcing, distribution and shelf life. We will also discuss ways to find that distinctive flavor of summer.Presented by ...

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harvesting carrots and cabbage

Organic Vegetable Gardening - ONLINE

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Learn how to grow food in your backyard. This session covers the 5 keys to a successful vegetable garden: location, soil preparation, plan, planting choices and good maintenance. No green thumb needed to get started.

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boy performing a handstand at the beach

Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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hygienic Design

Cleaning, Sanitizing and Hygienic Design Workshop

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University, the University of Vermont and CCE Suffolk County are hosting a workshop on Cleaning, Sanitizing and Hygienic Design. This one-day workshop will include: A brief review of produce safetyPresentations focused on cleaning, sanitizing and drying b...

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boy performing a handstand at the beach

Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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hummingbird hovering near flower

The Hummingbird Garden - ONLINE

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Create the proper habitat for these magical creatures by providing them with nectar sources from appropriate flowers and sugar feeders. If you build the right garden for them, they will come! Discover amazing facts about these tiny birds while viewing photographs of them in action.

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Preparing your lawnmower for winter

50 Shades of Green Lawn - ONLINE

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Learn how to make your lawn an environmentally friendly green space with strategies for maintaining a healthy and attractive landscape. New grass types, watering and organic amendments will be explored. Suitable groundcovers and other plantings will be introduced as complements and alternative...

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peconic dunes

Open House at Peconic Dunes

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Join us at Peconic Dunes for Open House! We will have former campers giving guided tours from 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM and senior staff members to answer questions. This is a great opportunity for registered first time campers to see the camp, for day campers who not yet registered, and families who h...

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red poppies

POSTPONED: Spring Gardening School 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020

SPRING GARDENING SCHOOL POSTPONEDI’ve attended Spring Gardening School for the last fifteen years, including as the High Line keynote speaker. Seeing gardeners navigating the halls from a session on pruning to a workshop on bonsai is sheer delight every year. Now, in my new position at C...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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Northern puffer fish

Fishy Facts for Mini-Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, April 26, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Come explore the world of fish in this interactive program and make a fun, fishy craft with your child to take home! Space is limited!!! Pre-registration required for all programs.

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Deer in landscape

Gardening with Deer - ONLINE

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

There are beautiful plants deer don’t like to eat! Incorporate these perennials, annuals and shrubs in your landscape to create an attractive yard with three seasons of bloom. Also learn about physical and scent strategies to reduce deer browsing in your yard. Presented by the Suwassett G...

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family

Fun Family Nutrition Night (Families)

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Participants will take part in preparing a nutritious family friendly meal while learning about the importance of whole grains in their meals. We will learn how to make a Brown Rice and Orange Salad together!Halie Bloom & Amy Bly, hrb55@cornell.edu

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Strawberries in a basket in home garden.

Scrumptious Strawberries….. Buy local, eat local (Adults)

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

There is nothing like fresh, local strawberries. So yummy and packed with healthy antioxidants. Join us for a demonstration & tasting of making 2 different recipes using local, fresh strawberries. Recipes: Strawberry Orzo Salad and Strawberry Oatmeal Bars.Nutrition Educators: Melek Baba and Linda...

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Strawberries in a basket in home garden.

Scrumptious Strawberries….. Buy local, eat local (Adults)

Thursday, May 14, 2020

There is nothing like fresh, local strawberries. So yummy and packed with healthy antioxidants. Join us for a demonstration & tasting of making 2 different recipes using local, fresh strawberries. Recipes: Strawberry Orzo Salad and Strawberry Oatmeal Bars.Nutrition Educators: Melek Baba and Linda...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, May 17, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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dog agility

Family Dog Day

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Meet dog rescues, try out a variety of dog sports (agility, rally, scentwork, lure coursing, flyball, etc), learn about therapy dogs, canine good citizen, trick and farm dog certifications, play games and do barks and crafts. Fun for all!Dogs must be up to date on their rabies vaccination (proof ...

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seniors exercising and socializing

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, June 14, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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beans on display at an NYC farmers' market

Pick Your Beans ….Buy local, eat local (Adults)

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Green beans, wax beans, string beans, black beans, pink beans, red beans; so many types. Join us as we learn about the benefits of “beans”, buying local and learn how to prepare two delicious recipes using beans that will delight your taste buds. Recipes: Turkish Style Green Beans and Black Bean ...

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beans on display at an NYC farmers' market

Pick Your Beans ….Buy local, eat local (Adults)

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Green beans, wax beans, string beans, black beans, pink beans, red beans; so many types. Join us as we learn about the benefits of “beans”, buying local and learn how to prepare two delicious recipes using beans that will delight your taste buds. Recipes: Turkish Style Green Beans and Black Bean ...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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boy playing with sprinkler

Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020

A recreational program for children ages 5 - 12 with diabetes, that provides a chance to meet other children with diabetes in a fun, non-clinical atmosphere.Includes: Participation in selected Cornell Farm Education Courses.Specially developed diabetes education programs presented by health care...

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boy playing with sprinkler

Annual Robert K. Sweeney Summer Fun Days 2020

Monday, July 20, 2020

A recreational program for children ages 5 - 12 with diabetes, that provides a chance to meet other children with diabetes in a fun, non-clinical atmosphere.Includes: Participation in selected Cornell Farm Education Courses.Specially developed diabetes education programs presented by health care...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, August 23, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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goat, yoga

Goat Yoga

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Enjoy yoga on the farm with our friendly goats is a fun twist to traditional flow. End your day in downward dog and some laughs. All levels are welcome to goat yoga. Taught by certified instructors from Cocomotion - check schedule for specific dates / instructor.

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Senior African-American couple making a purchase using a credit card

Better Choices Better Health

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Do you have Diabetes? Are you unsure about how to best handle this ongoing health condition? JOIN US! Discover new, practical ways to live better & healthier. Learn the tools to manage and take control of your health. REGISTER NOW, classes are filling quickly! FREE to ATTEND once registrat...

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on...

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