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Safe Harvest of Leafy Greens: Avoiding Food-borne Illness
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Safe Harvest of Leafy Greens: Avoiding Food-borne Illness

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

There are plenty of examples of food-borne illnesses in our food system, from Romaine lettuce to baby spinach. How do these infections begin? What can you do to avoid sickening your family and your customers? Employing a few safe harvest practices can go a long way toward keeping your food...

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Learn to Shear
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Learn to Shear

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sandy vonAllmen will be on hand while Mary Lake and Robby Hall are shearing our flock. Sandy is willing to help you shear your first sheep or to improve your shearing.Contact Betsy Hodge at 315-379-9192 ext 227 if you would like to come and try it.  You are also welcome to visit and h...

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Soil pH Testing
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Soil pH Testing

Friday, June 1, 2018

St. Lawrence County boasts two knowledgeable groups that are eager to help you raise a healthy garden and preserve a bountiful harvest.The Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Canton Farmers Market on the 1st Friday of the month throughout the market season. Mar...

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Youth Dairy Goat Showmanship
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Youth Dairy Goat Showmanship

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday Night Youth Dairy Goat Showmanship at the NYS Fairgrounds.This FREE youth showmanship show is presented by the NYS Dairy Goat Breeders Association and the Central NY Dairy Goat Society.  3-Ring dairy goat show is June 2. Youth may just enter the showmanship show if they wish.&nbs...

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Sheep & Goat Fecal Sample Night
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Sheep & Goat Fecal Sample Night

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bring a sample from individual animals in your flock. We will learn how to run them and see what is lurking in the manure. Collect a fresh sample from behind a sheep or goat – one of the best times is when they first get up in the morning. You can tell its fresh by the temperature. Use gl...

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Integrated Parasite Management and FAMACHA Class
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Integrated Parasite Management and FAMACHA Class

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Learn about the different types of worms, the different types of de-wormers, how to use the de-wormers strategically to avoid building up resistance in the parasites at your farm. We will also talk about ways to graze and manage your sheep and goats to avoid building up parasite larva on t...

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Soil pH Testing
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Soil pH Testing

Friday, July 6, 2018

St. Lawrence County boasts two knowledgeable groups that are eager to help you raise a healthy garden and preserve a bountiful harvest.The Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Canton Farmers Market on the 1st Friday of the month throughout the market season. Mar...

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Soil pH Testing
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Soil pH Testing

Friday, August 3, 2018

St. Lawrence County boasts two knowledgeable groups that are eager to help you raise a healthy garden and preserve a bountiful harvest.The Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Canton Farmers Market on the 1st Friday of the month throughout the market season. Mar...

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Soil pH Testing
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Soil pH Testing

Friday, September 7, 2018

St. Lawrence County boasts two knowledgeable groups that are eager to help you raise a healthy garden and preserve a bountiful harvest.The Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Canton Farmers Market on the 1st Friday of the month throughout the market season. Mar...

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Soil pH Testing
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Soil pH Testing

Friday, October 5, 2018

St. Lawrence County boasts two knowledgeable groups that are eager to help you raise a healthy garden and preserve a bountiful harvest.The Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Canton Farmers Market on the 1st Friday of the month throughout the market season. Mar...

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